There was a slight increase in net migration in the year ended February 2019.
Motor-vehicle spending has bounced back for a record month.
There were 12,353 used-imported cars registered last month.
There were 936 used commercial vehicles registered last month.
The number of used passenger vehicles crossing the border jumped by 19.7% in August.
In the June 2019 year, vehicles and parts accounted for 54 % of total imports from Japan.
Retail card spending in the motor-vehicle industry rose 0.1 per cent in the June quarter.
Last month, the motor-vehicle industry recorded a drop in retail card spending.