In seasonally adjusted terms, Australia had a goods and services trade deficit of A$129 million (about US$141.3 million) in July, after posting a A$243 million surplus in June, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
Between June and July, in seasonally adjusted terms, exports of goods and services credits rose A$54 million to A$26.2 billion. Non-rural goods rose A$113 million, or 1 percent, and rural goods rose A$86 million, or 3 percent. Net exports of goods under merchanting increased A$1 million, or 8 percent, while non-monetary gold dropped A$219 million, or 19 percent.
In seasonally adjusted terms, imports of goods and services debits between June and July rose A$1.1 billion, or 4 percent, to A$27.0 billion. Intermediate and other merchandise goods increased A$773 million, or 9 percent, and non-monetary gold rose A$41 million, or 11 percent. Capital goods rose A$12 million, and consumption goods increased A$118 million.