Australia - Royalty and license fees

Charges for the use of intellectual property, payments (BoP, current US$)

The latest value for Charges for the use of intellectual property, payments (BoP, current US$) in Australia was $3,927,750,000 as of 2013. Over the past 8 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $4,186,612,000 in 2012 and $1,972,287,000 in 2005.

Definition: Charges for the use of intellectual property are payments and receipts between residents and nonresidents for the authorized use of proprietary rights (such as patents, trademarks, copyrights, industrial processes and designs including trade secrets, and franchises) and for the use, through licensing agreements, of produced originals or prototypes (such as copyrights on books and manuscripts, computer software, cinematographic works, and sound recordings) and related rights (such as for live performances and television, cable, or satellite broadcast). Data are in current U.S. dollars.

Source: International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files.

See also:

Year Value
2005 $1,972,287,000
2006 $2,151,688,000
2007 $2,809,284,000
2008 $3,012,859,000
2009 $2,832,317,000
2010 $3,423,558,000
2011 $4,110,574,000
2012 $4,186,612,000
2013 $3,927,750,000

Charges for the use of intellectual property, receipts (BoP, current US$)

The latest value for Charges for the use of intellectual property, receipts (BoP, current US$) in Australia was $798,915,500 as of 2013. Over the past 8 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $978,059,800 in 2010 and $573,756,200 in 2005.

Definition: Charges for the use of intellectual property are payments and receipts between residents and nonresidents for the authorized use of proprietary rights (such as patents, trademarks, copyrights, industrial processes and designs including trade secrets, and franchises) and for the use, through licensing agreements, of produced originals or prototypes (such as copyrights on books and manuscripts, computer software, cinematographic works, and sound recordings) and related rights (such as for live performances and television, cable, or satellite broadcast). Data are in current U.S. dollars.

Source: International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files.

See also:

Year Value
2005 $573,756,200
2006 $641,546,500
2007 $713,646,000
2008 $746,149,100
2009 $789,823,600
2010 $978,059,800
2011 $948,333,500
2012 $859,824,100
2013 $798,915,500

Classification

Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: Balance of payments