Australia's exports and imports both pared down in April | ASX Market Update

  • May 25, 2020 AEST
  • Team Kalkine

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Australia's exports and imports both pared down in April, preliminary figures for the month from the Australian Bureau of Statistics showed on Monday. Exports of goods and services fell $4 billion or 12 per cent from March's record high to $31.44 billion. The decrease was led by a $1.7 billion decrease in exports of non-monetary gold following significant trade last month.


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