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Foreign investment central to economic prosperity
2 Dec 2013
Senior investment commissioners from the Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) have met with Trade and Investment Minister Andrew Robb to discuss ways of increasing foreign investment into Australia.
Data Alert: Australia is one of the world’s easiest places to do business
11 Nov 2013
Australia is one of the easiest places in the world in which to do business, according to a joint annual survey, Doing Business 2014, by the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation.
Reserve Bank of Australia sees non-mining investment gathering pace
4 Nov 2013
Australia’s mining investment may have peaked but a pick-up in the nation’s non-mining investment is on the horizon, according to the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA).
Data Alert: IMF forecasts solid economic growth in Australia
15 Oct 2013
Australia is expected to outperform all major advanced economies until at least 2018, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
Data Alert: Australia’s business investment in R&D posts steady growth
2 Oct 2013
Australia’s business research and development (R&D) workforce grew 15 per cent over the year to 2011-12, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
Data Alert: Australia’s strong visitor numbers signal rising investment opportunities
12 Sep 2013
A record 6.3 million short-term visitors arrived in Australia in the year ended June 2013, according to the latest data from the Australia Bureau of Statistics.
Data Alert: Australia posts sustained lift in labour productivity
27 Aug 2013
Australia has notched up solid improvement in labour productivity with its growth forecast to outperform the Group of Seven (G7) richest nations and many other mature economies into 2013.
Data Alert: Australia’s business efficiency a global stand-out
24 Jul 2013
Australia’s efficient regulatory environment and business-friendly economy have scored high marks on two key global competitiveness reports.
Data Alert: Australian economy expands at a solid pace
28 Jun 2013
The Australian economy continues to expand despite uncertain conditions offshore and significant transitions on the domestic front.
Data Alert: Australia tops OECD Better Life Index
6 Jun 2013
Australia has topped the OECD’s quality of life index for a third straight year, according to the 2013 survey.

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