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5439.0 - International Merchandise Imports, Australia, Jul 2014 Quality Declaration 
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 19/08/2014   
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JULY KEY FIGURES

May 2014
June 2014
July 2014
$m
$m
$m

Food and live animals
1 000
884
1 035
Beverages and tobacco
202
198
224
Crude materials, inedible, except fuels
215
218
287
Mineral fuels, lubricants and related materials
3 715
3 658
3 606
Animal and vegetable oils, fats and waxes
48
56
49
Chemicals and related products, nes
2 140
1 952
2 200
Manufactured goods classified chiefly by material
2 432
2 331
2 380
Machinery and transport equipment
7 710
7 619
8 043
Miscellaneous manufactured articles
2 666
2 574
3 098
Commodities and transactions not classified elsewhere in the SITC
911
806
886
TOTAL
21 041
20 296
21 807






JULY KEY POINTS


ORIGINAL ESTIMATES
  • In original terms, July 2014 imports on an international merchandise trade basis were $21,807m, an increase of $1,511m (7%) on the revised June 2014 merchandise imports of $20,296m.


PRELIMINARY BALANCE OF PAYMENTS GOODS IMPORTS
  • Preliminary analysis shows that goods debits (imports) on a balance of payments basis in original terms rose $1,472m (7%) between June and July 2014.
  • In seasonally adjusted terms, goods debits rose $21m between June and July 2014 to $22,242m. Intermediate and other merchandise goods rose $82m (1%) and consumption goods rose $19m. Non-monetary gold fell $77m (23%) and capital goods fell $2m.


REVISIONS
  • Revisions have been made to the previous six months to incorporate the latest administrative data relating to international merchandise trade.
  • The preliminary balance of payments debits estimates incorporate the latest available data.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
August 2014 17 September 2014
September 2014 21 October 2014
October 2014 18 November 2014
November 2014 17 December 2014
December 2014 20 January 2015
January 2015 17 February 2015



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