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5439.0 - International Merchandise Imports, Australia, Jul 2010 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 19/08/2010   
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JULY KEY FIGURES

May 2010
June 2010
July 2010
$m
$m
$m

Food and live animals
633
733
754
Beverages and tobacco
114
125
135
Crude materials, inedible, except fuels
164
175
257
Mineral fuels, lubricants and related materials
2 224
2 507
2 545
Animal and vegetable oils, fats and waxes
34
48
62
Chemicals and related products, nes
1 976
1 886
2 011
Manufactured goods classified chiefly by material
1 793
1 873
2 134
Machinery and transport equipment
7 005
7 206
7 233
Miscellaneous manufactured articles
2 007
2 263
2 359
Commodities and transactions not classified elsewhere in the SITC
1 329
1 091
1 247
TOTAL
17 278
17 907
18 736




JULY KEY POINTS


ORIGINAL ESTIMATES
  • In original terms, the July 2010 merchandise imports were $18,736m, an increase of $829m (5%) on the revised June 2010 merchandise imports of $17,907m.


PRELIMINARY BALANCE OF PAYMENTS GOODS IMPORTS
  • Preliminary analysis shows that goods imports (debits) on a balance of payments basis increased $366m (2%) in seasonally adjusted terms from $18,420m in June 2010 to $18,786m in July 2010. Intermediate and other merchandise goods rose $682m (8%) with the other merchandise goods component up $465m, and capital goods rose $16m. Non-monetary gold fell $269m (44%) and consumption goods fell $64m (1%).


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
August 2010 16 September 2010
September 2010 20 October 2010
October 2010 18 November 2010
November 2010 16 December 2010
December 2010 19 January 2011
January 2011 17 February 2011



INQUIRIES

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