5368.0 - International Trade in Goods and Services, Australia, Jan 2011 Quality Declaration
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 03/03/2011
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JANUARY KEY POINTS
BALANCE ON GOODS AND SERVICES
CREDITS (EXPORTS OF GOODS & SERVICES)
DEBITS (IMPORTS OF GOODS & SERVICES)
Revisions have been made to incorporate the latest data relating to international merchandise trade. In the balance of payments series, a $5m revision has been applied to 2009-10. The revised data aligns with the data published in the December quarter 2010 issues of the Balance of Payments and International Investment Position (cat. no. 5302.0) and the Australian National Accounts: National Income, Expenditure and Product (cat. no. 5206.0). There were no other revisions to the balance of payments basis series in original terms.
IRON ORE AND COAL PRICES
An adjustment has been made to the value of the 'metal ores and minerals' component in the balance of payments series. See the section Commodity prices adjustment for details.
The following publications due for release are detailed in the Related publications section:
CHANGES IN THIS ISSUE
Statistical codes in the Australian Harmonized Export Commodity Classification and the Customs Tariff classification have been revised with the new codes that came into effect on 1 January 2011. See the section Changes in this issue for details.
IMPACT OF THE FLOODS
The collection and processing of data included in this publication were not disrupted. See the section Impact of the floods for details.
For further information contact Selvi Sekhar on Canberra (02) 6252 5540 for Goods, and Lee Taylor on Canberra (02) 6252 6377 for Services.
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