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DFAT has created a range of time series products to complement it's statistical trade publications. These products include:
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) makes a number of adjustments to published Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) official monthly merchandise trade data to produce the most accurate dataset possible on Australia’s merchandise trade data on a calendar year and financial year basis. The following document outlines these adjustments. Users are advised to read this document carefully before using the trade time series data. The spreadsheet (Appendix A) lists those countries which are reporting actual export/import totals. Users are strongly advised to reference this spreadsheet in interpreting the time series data especially the country and commodity pivot tables.