A good place to do business

With one of the most transparent and well-regulated business environments in the world, Australia’s political stability and regulatory framework provide investors with confidence and security.

For seven years in a row, Australia has been ranked in the global top five on the Index of Economic Freedom. The cost of remuneration for professionals and prime office space is among the most competitive in the world.

Australia’s financial services sector has:

  • assets of more than A$7 trillion, over four times Australia’s nominal GDP
  • the world’s fourth largest pension assets pool
  • the third largest liquid stock market in the Asian region after Japan and China
  • strong financial market turnover.

More than 21,000 foreign companies registered in Australia

Charts from the Benchmark Report

The Australia Benchmark Report provides rich data demonstrating why there is no better place than Australia to do business. The report examines five key reasons for investing in Australia – Growth, Innovation, Talent, Location and Business – and compares Australia’s credentials with other countries.

Charts can be downloaded and saved as images for use in reports and presentations (please reference