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 $4,098,009,000 as of 2011. Over the past 6 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $4,098,009,000 in 2011 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 $3,019,118,000
2009 $2,831,559,000
2010 $3,421,794,000
2011 $4,098,009,000

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 $919,338,800 as of 2011. Over the past 6 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $931,258,900 in 2010 and $552,369,900 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 $552,369,900
2006 $620,456,600
2007 $692,737,800
2008 $700,391,900
2009 $747,384,400
2010 $931,258,900
2011 $919,338,800

Classification

Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: Balance of payments