July 2021

July 2021

September 2, 2021

The seasonally adjusted external trade surplus widened again in July, reaching another series record of A$12.1b.

The increase in the trade surplus was driven by another broad-based rise in exports, partly offset by higher imports.

In contrast to previous months, ‘other mineral fuels’ (oil and gas) saw the largest increase, while the second strongest gain was recorded for metal ores and minerals.

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