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The latest statistics and figures on Australia's performance across key economic and financial related indicators.

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Data Alert: Australia among China’s top three destinations for outbound investment 28 Mar 2014
Australia remains the third largest investment destination behind the US and Canada, attracting 15 per cent of Chinese M&A activity.
Data Alert: Strong inbound tourist arrivals signal rising investment opportunities in Australia 11 Mar 2014
Record growth in tourist arrivals from the Asia Pacific has seen the demand for investment into Australia’s tourism industry grow to nearly A$45 billion.
Data Alert: Australian pension funds growth the world’s highest 24 Feb 2014
Australia has experienced the highest growth rate in pension (superannuation) assets and remains the world’s fourth largest pension market, valued at US$1.6 trillion, according to the Towers Watson Gl ...
Data Alert: Australia – the third freest economy in the world 22 Jan 2014
Australia ranks third in the 2014 Index of Economic Freedom, a position held for the past six years. The index is jointly compiled by The Wall Street Journal and Washington-based think tank, The Herit ...
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 survey by the World Bank and International Finance Corporation. Overall, Australia is ranked 11th in t ...
Data Alert: IMF confirms Australia’s relative economic strength 15 Oct 2013
The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) World Economic Outlook forecasts the global economy to expand 2.9 per cent year on year in 2013 and 3.6 per cent in 2014. The IMF revised its July estimates dow ...
Data Alert: Australia’s Business Investment in R&D posts steady growth 2 Oct 2013
Australia’s human resources devoted to business research and development (R&D) rose 15 per cent to 65,000 in 2011-12, according to the latest Research and Experimental Development, Businesses report b ...
Data Alert: Australia’s strong inbound visitor arrivals 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. This was a rise of almost 5 per cent an ...
Data Alert: Australia posts sustained lift in labour productivity 27 Aug 2013
Australia’s labour productivity growth is expected to continue to outperform the Group of Seven (G7) richest nations and many other mature economies into 2013, according to the latest Total Economy Da ...
Data Alert: Australia’s business efficiency stands out among major economies 24 Jul 2013
Australia has one of the world’s strongest, most efficient regulatory environments and is among the most business-friendly economies, according to two key global competitiveness reports.

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