Australia Q4 current account deficit A$7.2 bln

SYDNEY, March 5 (Reuters) - Australia's balance of payments data for the December quarter, released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics on Tuesday. (in A$ billion, current prices) Seasonally adjusted Q4 Current account balance -7.203 Goods, services balance +8.425 The bureau said net exports could detract 0.2 percentage points from fourth-quarter gross domestic product, which is due on Wednesday. Forecasts centred on a deficit of A$9.2 billion, and net exports to subtract 0.1 percentage points from growth, a Reuters poll showed. Australia's net foreign debt stood at A$1.08 trillion. For details, see the Australian Bureau of Statistics Web site at

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