EXPORT AND IMPORT INVOICE CURRENCIES
A feature article titled 'Export and Invoice Currencies' was released on 2 August 2012 in the June 2012 issue of International Trade in Goods and Services, Australia (cat. no. 5368.0). This article analyses the major currencies used to invoice international merchandise trade and highlights which goods are invoiced in these currencies.
INFORMATION PAPER: OUTCOME OF THE PRODUCER AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE PRICE INDEXES REVIEW
The Information Paper: Outcome of the Producer and International Trade Price Indexes Review 2012 (cat. no. 6427.0.55.004) released 6 March 2012 presents the outcome of the review process of the price indexes and addresses issues such as: the principal purpose; the organising structure; coverage; and release timing. Further information can also be found in the Information Paper: Review of the Producer and International Trade Price Indexes, 2011 (cat. no. 6427.0.55.003) released 2 September 2011.
The changes to the Producer and International Trade Price Indexes will be introduced from the September reference quarter 2012.
- The ABS will delay the timing of the Producer Price Indexes (PPI) and International Trade Price Indexes publication (ITPI) releases by nine working days, aligning with the National Accounts and Balance of Payments publications deadlines; and
- The current timing of the preliminary estimates of imports CVMs and IPDs presented in the third month of each quarter in the publication International Trade in Goods and Services, Australia (cat. no. 5368.0) cannot be supported under the revised time frames. The ABS plans to release a new electronic publication presenting the preliminary imports CVMs as soon as practicable after the release of the ITPIs.