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5368.0 - International Trade in Goods and Services, Australia, Feb 2015 Quality Declaration 
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 02/04/2015   
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FEBRUARY KEY FIGURES

Dec 2014
Jan 2015
Feb 2015
Jan 15 to Feb 15
$m
$m
$m
% change

BALANCE ON GOODS AND SERVICES
Trend estimates
-1 001
-991
-992
-
Seasonally adjusted
-644
-1 003
-1 256
-25
CREDITS (Exports of goods & services)
Trend estimates
27 278
27 485
27 694
1
Seasonally adjusted
27 203
27 592
27 874
1
DEBITS (Imports of goods & services)
Trend estimates
28 279
28 476
28 686
1
Seasonally adjusted
27 847
28 595
29 129
2

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)

Balance on Goods and Services
Graph: This graph shows the Balance on Goods and Services for the Trend and Seasonally adjusted series



FEBRUARY KEY POINTS


BALANCE ON GOODS AND SERVICES
  • In trend terms, the balance on goods and services was a deficit of $992m in February 2015, an increase of $1m on the deficit in January 2015.
  • In seasonally adjusted terms, the balance on goods and services was a deficit of $1,256m in February 2015, an increase of $253m (25%) on the deficit in January 2015.


CREDITS (EXPORTS OF GOODS AND SERVICES)
  • In seasonally adjusted terms, goods and services credits rose $282m (1%) to $27,874m. Rural goods rose $390m (11%) and non-monetary gold rose $98m (8%). Non-rural goods fell $218m (1%) and net exports of goods under merchanting remained steady at $34m. Services credits rose $11m.


DEBITS (IMPORTS OF GOODS AND SERVICES)
  • In seasonally adjusted terms, goods and services debits rose $534m (2%) to $29,129m. Intermediate and other merchandise goods rose $284m (3%), consumption goods rose $192m (3%) and non-monetary gold rose $96m (36%). Capital goods fell $116m (2%). Services debits rose $78m (1%).


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
March 2015 5 May 2015
April 2015 4 June 2015
May 2015 2 July 2015
June 2015 4 August 2015
July 2015 3 September 2015
August 2015 6 October 2015



REVISIONS

See the Revisions section for details.


CHANGES IN THIS AND FORTHCOMING ISSUES

Changes in this issue:
  • impacts on services due to delays of Overseas Arrivals and Departures (OAD) data.

Changes in forthcoming issues:
  • delays of Overseas Arrivals and Departures (OAD) data
  • PDF version of the publication.

See the Changes in this and forthcoming issues section for details.


VALUE ADJUSTMENTS

See the Value adjustments section for details.


RELATED RELEASES

The data cubes International Trade in Services by Country, by State and by Detailed Services Category, Calendar Year, 2014 (cat. no. 5368.0.55.004) will be delayed due to the delays of Overseas Arrivals and Departures (OAD) data.


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INQUIRIES

For further information contact Balance of Payments on Canberra (02) 62525540 for Goods, and International Trade in Services on Hobart (03) 6222 5926 for Services.


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