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ABS update January showed a trade surplus of m

ABS update: January 2020 showed a trade surplus of $5,210m

By On March 12, 2020

With both the Australian bushfires and COVID-19 (coronavirus) affecting living circumstances in January 2020, the ABS confirms that there has been negative impacts to international trade in goods and services. The balance… Read More

ABS update Wages rose in the December quarter

ABS update: Wages rose 0.5% in the December quarter

By On February 24, 2020

According to figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), the Wage Price Index (WPI) rose by 0.5%, seasonally adjusted, in the December quarter in 2019. WPI also rose 2.2% through… Read More

ABS Update Retail turnover falls in December

ABS Update: Retail turnover falls 0.5% in December

By On February 14, 2020

The most recent Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Retail Trade figures show that in December 2019, Australian retail turnover fell by 5%, seasonally adjusted. This was a fall from the 1% retail… Read More

ABS update New loan commitments for housing rise

ABS update: New loan commitments for housing rise 1.8%

By On January 27, 2020

In November 2019, the value of new loan commitments for housing rose by 1.8%, seasonally adjusted. The number of loan commitments to owner occupier first home buyers dropped by 0.4% in October… Read More

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