International Trade Figures September 2010

International Trade Figures September 2010

Australian Bureau Of Statistics

SEPTEMBER KEY POINTS

Victor P Taffa

The Australian Bureau Of Statistics has released International Trade Figures for September 2010.

IMPORT PRICE INDEX

  • The Import Price Index increased by 0.7% in the September quarter 2010. Through the year to September quarter 2010, the Import Price Index decreased by 1.5%.

EXPORT PRICE INDEX

  • The Export Price Index increased by 7.8% in the September quarter 2010. Through the year to September quarter 2010, the Export Price Index increased by 27.7%.

SEPTEMBER KEY FIGURES

Jun Qtr 10 to Sep Qtr 10

Sep Qtr 09 to Sep Qtr 10

% change

% change


Import Price Index all groups

0.7

-1.5

Food and live animals

-1.2

-1.7

Beverages and tobacco

0.1

-2.7

Crude materials, inedible, except fuels

-3.1

12.7

Mineral fuels, lubricants and related materials

-0.8

4.6

Animal and vegetable oils, fats and waxes

4.9

-14.0

Chemicals and related products, n.e.s.

1.4

-1.9

Manufactured goods classified chiefly by material

3.4

0.1

Machinery and transport equipment

0.5

-5.6

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

0.9

-5.2

Commodities and transactions, n.e.s.

0.5

19.3

Export Price Index all groups

7.8

27.7

Food and live animals

1.1

4.5

Beverages and tobacco

-2.3

-4.6

Crude materials, inedible, except fuels

13.2

61.6

Mineral fuels, lubricants and related materials

13.4

32.9

Animal and vegetable oils, fats and waxes

6.3

9.4

Chemicals and related products, n.e.s.

2.9

5.5

Manufactured goods classified chiefly by material

-0.9

10.9

Machinery and transport equipment

-1.0

-3.4

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

-4.2

-9.3

Commodities and transactions, n.e.s.

1.0

20.0