Exports of goods and services from Australia dropped 4 percent month-over-month to a near three-year low of AUD 32.64 billion in August 2020, amid weakening global demand as some countries and states were hit by a resurgence in COVID-19 infections and escalating tensions between Beijing and Canberra. Sales of services fell 3 percent to AUD 5.21 billion due to tourism related services (-6%). Also, non-monetary gold plunged 62 percent to AUD 1.38 billion; while sales of goods under merchanting was unchanged at AUD 16 million. By contrast, exports of rural goods jumped 12 percent to AUD 3.31 billion, namely cereal grains & preparations (21%); other rural (14%) and meat & preparations (10%). Also, exports of non-rural goods rose 3 percent to AUD 22.73 billion, led by metals excluding non-monetary gold (3%); coal, coke and briquettes (9%). source: Australian Bureau of Statistics

Exports in Australia averaged 12095.11 AUD Million from 1971 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 43272 AUD Million in July of 2019 and a record low of 435 AUD Million in October of 1971. This page provides the latest reported value for - Australia Exports - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Australia Exports - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2020.

Exports in Australia is expected to be 38500.00 AUD Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Exports in Australia to stand at 40500.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Australia Exports is projected to trend around 41000.00 AUD Million in 2021 and 42000.00 AUD Million in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Australia Exports

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
32638.00 34069.00 43272.00 435.00 1971 - 2020 AUD Million Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-07-02 01:30 AM May -4% -11.4% 6%
2020-08-04 01:30 AM Jun 3% -7% -2%
2020-09-03 01:30 AM Jul -4% 3.6% -2%
2020-10-06 12:30 AM Aug -4% -3.4% -2%


News Stream
Australia Exports Falls to Near 3-Year Low in August
Exports of goods and services from Australia dropped 4 percent month-over-month to a near three-year low of AUD 32.64 billion in August 2020, amid weakening global demand as some countries and states were hit by a resurgence in COVID-19 infections and escalating tensions between Beijing and Canberra. Sales of services fell 3 percent to AUD 5.21 billion due to tourism related services (-6%). Also, non-monetary gold plunged 62 percent to AUD 1.38 billion; while sales of goods under merchanting was unchanged at AUD 16 million. By contrast, exports of rural goods jumped 12 percent to AUD 3.31 billion, namely cereal grains & preparations (21%); other rural (14%) and meat & preparations (10%). Also, exports of non-rural goods rose 3 percent to AUD 22.73 billion, led by metals excluding non-monetary gold (3%); coal, coke and briquettes (9%).
2020-10-06
Australia Exports Drops to Over 2-Year Low in July
Exports of goods and services from Australia tumbled 4 percent month-over-month to an over two-year low of AUD 34.49 billion in July 2020, amid weakening global demand as some countries were hit by a resurgence in COVID-19 infections and escalating tensions between Beijing and Canberra. Sales of rural goods plunged 15 percent to AUD 3.02 billion, as China’s trade bans on a range of agricultural products began to show up in the data. Main declines were seen in cereal grains & preparations (-38%); other rural (-14%) and meat & preparations (-10%). Also, exports of non-rural goods fell 6 percent to AUD 22.22 billion, led by metals excluding non-monetary gold (-20%); other mineral fuels (-18%); coal, coke and briquettes (-10%). In addition, sales of goods under merchanting slumped 38 percent to AUD 29 million; and exports of services dropped 12 percent to AUD 5.61 billion due to tourism related services (-20%). By contrast, non-monetary gold soared 53 percent to AUD 3.62 billion.
2020-09-03
Australia Exports Rebound in June
Exports of goods and services from Australia jumped 3 percent month-over-month to AUD 36.19 billion in June 2020, amid improving global demand as more countries reopened their economies following restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic. Sales of rural goods gained 4 percent to AUD 3.63 billion, mainly due to cereal grains and cereal preparations (33 percent); while that of non-rural goods went up 1% to AUD 23.76 billion, led by metal ores and minerals (9 percent), and other manufactures (14 percent). Also, net exports of goods under merchanting rose 4 percent to AUD 47 million, and non-monetary gold soared 41 percent to AUD 2.36 billion. In addition, sales of services rose 4 percent to AUD 6.39 billion, due to tourism related services credits (7 percent).
2020-08-04
Australia Exports Drop to 2-Year Low in May
Exports of goods and services from Australia dropped 4 percent month-over-month to a two-year low of AUD 35.74 billion in May 2020. Sales of non-rural goods fell 4 percent to AUD 24.28 billion, in particular metal ores and minerals (-2 percent), other manufacture (-5 percent), machinery (-11 percent), and coal, coke and briquettes (-13 percent). Also, exports of non-monetary gold plunged 12 percent to AUD 1.68 billion. In addition, sales of rural goods fell 10 percent to AUD 3.61 billion, namely meat and meat preparations (-4 percent) and cereal grains and cereal preparations(-31 percent). By contrast, exports of services rose 2 percent to AUD 6.13 billion, due to travel (3 percent). Meanwhile, net exports of goods under merchanting were unchanged (at AUD 45 million).
2020-07-02

Australia Exports
Rich in natural resources, Australia is a major exporter of commodities. Metalliferous ores and metal scrap account for 29 percent of total exports; coal, coke and briquettes for 15 percent; and gas for 7 percent. The country also exports: food and live animals (14 percent), mainly meat (5 percent) and cereals (4 percent); manufactured goods (6 percent), mainly non-ferrous metals (4 percent); and machinery and transport equipment (6 percent). Australia's largest export markets are China (32 percent of total exports), Japan (16 percent), South Korea (7 percent), the US (5 percent), India (4 percent), New Zealand, Singapore and Taiwan (3 percent each).
Australia Exports by Country Last Previous
China 11887550.08 11758231.47 AUD THO Aug/20
Japan 3141660.05 2963862.27 AUD THO Aug/20
South Korea 1607859.48 1458752.15 AUD THO Aug/20
United States 1525707.05 2403058.88 AUD THO Aug/20
India 1035847.97 638006.79 AUD THO Aug/20
United Kingdom 941561.38 2214884.35 AUD THO Aug/20
New Zealand 918068.27 845091.82 AUD THO Aug/20
Singapore 901550.61 587242.38 AUD THO Aug/20
Taiwan 792717.82 790729.61 AUD THO Aug/20
Hong Kong 603880.70 426036.44 AUD THO Aug/20
Malaysia 573882.36 548808.81 AUD THO Aug/20
Vietnam 525368.24 412753.73 AUD THO Aug/20
Indonesia 312303.50 283627.28 AUD THO Aug/20
Thailand 306581.15 238116.98 AUD THO Aug/20
Canada 208708.17 137126.38 AUD THO Aug/20
Germany 198378.51 268529.09 AUD THO Aug/20
Netherlands 189131.57 122021.84 AUD THO Aug/20
Papua New Guinea 179545.98 143765.43 AUD THO Aug/20
Philippines 167135.39 118739.07 AUD THO Aug/20
Switzerland 154773.86 161680.20 AUD THO Aug/20
Australia Exports by Category Last Previous
General Merchandise 26035.00 25243.00 AUD Million Aug/20
Non-rural Goods 23453.00 22218.00 AUD Million Aug/20
Metal Ores & Minerals 12222.00 12585.00 AUD Million Aug/20
Metalliferous Ores and Metal Scrap 12126.00 12495.00 AUD Million Aug/20
Iron Ore & Concentrates 9745.00 9034.00 AUD Million Aug/20
Services 5178.00 5513.00 AUD Million Aug/20
Services (bop Basis) 5178.00 5513.00 AUD Million Aug/20
Coal - Coke and Briquettes 3418.00 3319.00 AUD Million Aug/20
Rural Goods 3289.00 3050.00 AUD Million Aug/20
Coal, Coke & Briquettes 3198.00 3079.00 AUD Million Aug/20
Food & Live Animals 2822.00 2586.00 AUD Million Aug/20
Tourism Related Service 2496.00 2802.00 AUD Million Aug/20
Services, Travel 2493.00 2796.00 AUD Million Aug/20
Gas - Natural and Manufactured 2228.00 2611.00 AUD Million Aug/20
Natural Gas, Whether Or Not Liquefied 2115.00 2513.00 AUD Million Aug/20
Non-monetary Gold 1380.00 3615.00 AUD Million Aug/20
Manufactured Goods 1280.00 1066.00 AUD Million Aug/20
Meat & Meat Preparations 1193.00 1111.00 AUD Million Aug/20
Machinery and Transport Equipment 1177.00 1189.00 AUD Million Aug/20
Metals (excl. Non Monetary Gold) 998.00 939.00 AUD Million Aug/20

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