ABS reported trade surplus of $10,602 million in March 2020

  • May 07, 2020 AEST
  • Team Kalkine

As per ABS, trade surplus doubled in March to $10,602 million in seasonally adjusted terms reflecting an increase of $6,737 million on the surplus in February 2020.

Credits and debits data in seasonally adjusted terms:



In $ million (% up/down)


In $ million (% up/down)

Goods and services credit

15% to 42,417

Goods and services debit

-4% to 31,815

Non-Rural goods

15% or 3540

Capital goods

-3% or 194

Non-Monetary gold

225% or 2474

Consumption goods


Rural Goods

7% or 271

Intermediate and other merchandise goods


Net exports of goods under merchanting

+6% or 1

Non-Monetary gold

85% or 466

Services credits

-9% or 727

Services debits

-19% or 1492



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