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5439.0 - International Merchandise Imports, Australia, Oct 2010 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 18/11/2010   
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OCTOBER KEY FIGURES

August 2010
September 2010
October 2010
$m
$m
$m

Food and live animals
761
800
777
Beverages and tobacco
154
193
168
Crude materials, inedible, except fuels
179
215
222
Mineral fuels, lubricants and related materials
2 226
2 470
2 242
Animal and vegetable oils, fats and waxes
51
42
48
Chemicals and related products, nes
2 043
1 957
1 956
Manufactured goods classified chiefly by material
2 024
2 030
1 919
Machinery and transport equipment
6 974
7 059
6 991
Miscellaneous manufactured articles
2 473
2 604
2 520
Commodities and transactions not classified elsewhere in the SITC
554
972
836
TOTAL
17 438
18 343
17 678





OCTOBER KEY POINTS


ORIGINAL ESTIMATES
  • In original terms, the October 2010 merchandise imports were $17,678m, a decrease of $665m (4%) on the September 2010 merchandise imports of $18,343m.


PRELIMINARY BALANCE OF PAYMENTS GOODS IMPORTS
  • Preliminary analysis shows that goods debits (imports) on a balance of payments basis in original terms decreased $633m (3%). In seasonally adjusted terms goods debits decreased $565m (3%) from $17,618m in September 2010 to $17,053m in October 2010. Intermediate and other merchandise goods fell $411m (5%) with the fuels and lubricants component down $196m (9%), consumption goods fell $111m (2%) and non-monetary gold fell $48m (8%). Capital goods rose $5m.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
November 2010 16 December 2010
December 2010 19 January 2011
January 2011 17 February 2011
February 2011 21 March 2011
March 2011 19 April 2011
April 2011 18 May 2011



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