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Overseas Merchandise Trade: July 2016
Embargoed until 10:45am  –  24 August 2016
Key facts

For July 2016 compared with July 2015:

Goods exports fell $205 million to $4.0 billion.

  • Meat and edible offal led the fall in exports, down $97 million (19 percent).
  • Milk powder fell $118 million (23 percent) while the quantity rose 0.9 percent.
  • Fruit fell $17 million (5.7 percent) while the quantity rose 3.9 percent.
  • Australia was the only top export destination to rise in value, up $37 million.

Goods imports fell $503 million to $4.4 billion.

  • Intermediate goods led the fall in imports, down $296 million (15 percent) due to crude oil.
  • Consumption goods fell in value for the first time in 23 months, down $114 million (9.6 percent).
  • The only top import partner to rise in value was the United States, up $83 million.

The monthly trade balance was a deficit of $433 million (11 percent of exports).
The trade weighted index rose 8.4 percent from July 2015.

Graph, Merchandise trade values, exports, imports, and trade balance, July months 2007 to 2016.

Liz MacPherson, Government Statistician
ISSN 1178-0320
24 August 2016

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