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23 years of uninterrupted annual growth

Australia’s economic resilience and potential provide a safe, low-risk environment in which to do business.

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The Australian economy is:

  • the world’s 12th largest
  • in its 23rd year of uninterrupted annual growth
  • rated triple ‘A’ by all three global rating agencies
  • forecast to have average annual real GDP growth of 2.8 per cent between 2013 to 2019
  • increasingly tied to fast-growing economies in Asia
  • supported by high productivity levels, with 16 out of 20 industries rating above the global average
  • diversified and services-based
  • an important contributor to five sectors expected to drive future global growth: agribusiness, education, tourism, mining and wealth management.

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Australian Foreign Investment Guide

The Australian Foreign Investment Guide provides useful information on investing and operating a business in Australia and the range of assistance available to investors.

Australian Foreign Investment Guide

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