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Thailand flexes investment muscle in Australia
22 Jan 2014
Thailand’s foreign direct investment has grown faster than any of Australia’s other 20 largest investors, according to the Australian Trade Commission (Austrade).
Data Alert: Australia – the third freest economy in the world
22 Jan 2014
Australia has once again been rated the third freest economy in the world according to a leading international study compiled by The Wall Street Journal and Washington-based think tank, The Heritage Foundation.
BAE Systems’ supply capability boosted by $10 million investment in Australia
20 Jan 2014
British defence and aerospace company, BAE Systems opened a $10 million components production facility in South Australia last month. The investment increases the company’s international supply capability and boosts Australia’s advanced manufacturing ...
2014 benchmarking report highlights Australia’s strengths as an investment destination
15 Jan 2014
The 2014 Austrade Benchmark Report, which presents Australia’s attractiveness as a business and investment destination, was launched by Australian Minister for Trade and Investment, Mr Andrew Robb today.
Germany’s Knorr-Bremse opens A$38.5m plant in Australia
18 Dec 2013
Heavy vehicle brakes manufacturer Knorr-Bremse has opened an expansive, state-of-the-art facility in Australia on the back of robust revenue growth across the state of New South Wales (NSW) and elsewhere across the country.
Australia’s infrastructure plans signal opportunity for Western European pension funds
11 Dec 2013
Australia’s significant greenfield infrastructure pipeline and brownfield public asset sales are creating a compelling investment alternative for pension funds in Western Europe seeking stable cashflow and higher yields, according to the Australian T ...
Italy’s Ferrero to invest in A$70m hazelnut farm in Australia
10 Dec 2013
Italy’s Ferrero Group has announced a $70 million hazelnut project in Australia through a local subsidiary, Agri Australis, highlighting Australia’s strength in the agribusiness sector.
India’s Infosys expands in Australia to support robust growth
10 Dec 2013
IT services firm Infosys has opened a new office in Sydney, underpinning its robust growth in the state of New South Wales (NSW) and throughout Australia.
Microsoft, University of Melbourne in world-first research centre
9 Dec 2013
Underscoring Australia’s reputation for collaboration between government, academia and business, software giant Microsoft has partnered with the University of Melbourne and the State of Victoria in a research centre devoted to bringing new social int ...
Family-run McLaren Vale winery gets $30m boost from Chinese investment
3 Dec 2013
A partnership between Australia’s Gemtree Vineyards and China’s Sichuan Taifeng Group has tripled production at the family-run winery in the heart of South Australia’s McLaren Vale region.

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