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Economic Calendar and indicators for Australia

Overview

Indicator Last Reference Previous Frequency
GDP q/q 0.6% 3 Q 2017 0.9% Quarterly
Unemployment Rate 5.5% Jan 2018 5.6% Monthly
CPI y/y 1.9% 4 Q 2017 1.8% Quarterly
RBA Interest Rate Decision 1.5% 1.5%
Trade Balance $-1.358 B Dec 2017 $0.036 B Monthly

Economic Calendar

Time,
Currency
Event
Actual
Forecast
Previous
00:30
AUD
0.6%
0.5%
0.5%
00:30
AUD
2.1%
2.0%
2.0%
00:30
AUD
-19.4%
32.7%
16.6%
00:30
AUD
00:30
AUD
22:30
AUD
00:30
AUD
05:30
AUD

Economic indicators

Market Last Reference Previous Frequency
CFTC AUD Non-Commercial Net Positions 9.1 K 13 Feb 2018 13.7 K Weekly
GDP Last Reference Previous Frequency
GDP q/q 0.6% 3 Q 2017 0.9% Quarterly
GDP y/y 2.8% 3 Q 2017 1.9% Quarterly
Labor Last Reference Previous Frequency
Employment Change 16 K Jan 2018 33.5 K Monthly
Full-Time Employment Change -49.8 K Jan 2018 12.7 K Monthly
Participation Rate 65.6% Jan 2018 65.7% Monthly
Unemployment Rate 5.5% Jan 2018 5.6% Monthly
Prices Last Reference Previous Frequency
CPI 112.1 4 Q 2017 111.4 Quarterly
CPI q/q 0.6% 4 Q 2017 0.6% Quarterly
CPI y/y 1.9% 4 Q 2017 1.8% Quarterly
Export Price Index q/q 2.8% 4 Q 2017 -3.0% Quarterly
Import Price Index q/q 2.0% 4 Q 2017 -1.6% Quarterly
PPI q/q 0.6% 4 Q 2017 0.2% Quarterly
PPI y/y 1.7% 4 Q 2017 1.6% Quarterly
RBA Index of Commodity Prices y/y -0.6% Jan 2018 -6.0% Monthly
RBA Trimmed Mean CPI q/q 0.4% 4 Q 2017 0.4% Quarterly
RBA Trimmed Mean CPI y/y 1.8% 4 Q 2017 1.8% Quarterly
RBA Weighted Median CPI q/q 0.4% 4 Q 2017 0.4% Quarterly
RBA Weighted Median CPI y/y 2.0% 4 Q 2017 1.9% Quarterly
Wage Price Index q/q 0.6% 4 Q 2017 0.5% Quarterly
Wage Price Index y/y 2.1% 4 Q 2017 2.0% Quarterly
Money Last Reference Previous Frequency
RBA Housing Credit m/m 0.4% Dec 2017 0.4% Monthly
RBA Interest Rate Decision 1.5% 1.5%
RBA Private Sector Credit m/m 0.3% Dec 2017 0.4% Monthly
Trade Last Reference Previous Frequency
Current Account $-9.125 B 3 Q 2017 $-9.664 B Quarterly
Exports m/m 1.6% Dec 2017 0.5% Monthly
Imports m/m 6.0% Dec 2017 1.0% Monthly
Net Exports Contribution 0.0% 3 Q 2017 0.3% Quarterly
Trade Balance $-1.358 B Dec 2017 $0.036 B Monthly
Business Last Reference Previous Frequency
AIG Construction Index 54.3 Jan 2018 52.8 Monthly
AIG Manufacturing Index 58.7 Jan 2018 56.2 Monthly
AIG Services Index 54.9 Jan 2018 52 Monthly
Building Approvals m/m -20.0% Dec 2017 12.6% Monthly
Building Capital Expenditure q/q 1.2% 3 Q 2017 0.4% Quarterly
Business Inventories q/q 0.2% 3 Q 2017 -0.5% Quarterly
Company Gross Operating Profits q/q -0.2% 3 Q 2017 -3.3% Quarterly
Company Profits Before Income Tax q/q 3.8% 3 Q 2017 -8.3% Quarterly
Construction Work Done q/q -19.4% 4 Q 2017 16.6% Quarterly
Equipment, Plant and Machinery Capital Expenditure q/q 0.7% 3 Q 2017 2.1% Quarterly
NAB Business Conditions 19 Jan 2018 13 Monthly
NAB Business Confidence 12 Jan 2018 10 Monthly
New Motor Vehicle Sales m/m 4.5% Dec 2017 0.2% Monthly
Private House Approvals m/m 1.0% Dec 2017 -1.7% Monthly
Private New Capital Expenditure q/q 1.0% 3 Q 2017 1.1% Quarterly
Consumer Last Reference Previous Frequency
Retail Sales m/m -0.5% Dec 2017 1.3% Monthly
Retail Sales q/q 0.9% 4 Q 2017 0.1% Quarterly
Housing Last Reference Previous Frequency
Home Loans m/m -2.3% Dec 2017 1.6% Monthly
HPI q/q -0.2% 3 Q 2017 1.9% Quarterly
Investment Housing Loans m/m -2.6% Dec 2017 1.5% Monthly