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Data Alert: Australia’s two-way trade exceeds A$625 billion
13 Feb 2013
Strong ties to the expanding Asia Pacific have fuelled an increase in Australia’s two-way trade with the region.
Data Alert: Australia world’s largest project finance market
24 Jan 2013
In 2012, Australia was the largest project finance market in the world, as well as one of the fastest growing, Thomson Reuters Project Finance Review has reported.
Data Alert: Proximity to growing Asian economy to enhance Australia’s growth
14 Dec 2012
Australia’s ideal location and enhanced engagement with Asia, the world’s fastest growing economic region, will fuel anticipated growth levels over the next five years. The pace and scale of growth and change in this region reflects a significant shi ...
Economist survey ranks Australia as second in world for quality of life
3 Dec 2012
The Economist Intelligence Unit has ranked Australia second in the world for quality of life in a survey just published.
Data Alert: Ease of doing business in Australia remains strong
26 Nov 2012
Australia remains one of the world’s easiest places to do business according to a recent survey conducted by the World Bank and International Finance Corporation.
Data Alert: Australia remains a magnet for foreign investment
14 Nov 2012
Australia continues to be a top global destination for foreign direct investment (FDI), with total inflows growing by 16.4 per cent in the first half (H1) of 2012 compared with the same period of 2011. In contrast, global FDI inflows fell by 8.4 per ...
Data Alert: Australia retains its top-tier global competiveness ranking
17 Oct 2012
Australia’s overall global competitiveness ranking remained unchanged from 2011-12 according to the World Economic Forum’s latest report, <em>The Global Competitiveness Report 2012-13</em>.
Data Alert: Australia’s growth remains highest amongst major advanced economies
15 Oct 2012
The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) October 2012 <em>World Economic Outlook (WEO)</em> has reaffirmed the strength and resilience of Australia’s economy. This has been underpinned by solid GDP growth, low unemployment, benign inflation, sound pub ...
Data Alert: Australia remains home to the Asia-Pacific’s third largest HNWI population
2 Jul 2012
In 2011, the Asia-Pacific region overtook North America for the first time as being home to the world’s largest population of high net worth individuals (HNWIs). The number of HNWIs – people with greater than US$1 million in investable assets – now l ...
June 2012 International Data Comparisons (IDC)
28 Jun 2012
Download Austrade’s International Data Comparisons (IDC). It is an easy-to-read comparison of Australia’s performance and position across key economic and financial related indicators. The IDC has been updated to include data effective to 15 June 201 ...

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