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Led by Chief Economist Mark Thirlwell, the Economics at Austrade team are responsible for analysing the major trends and events in the Australian and international economies that help shape Austrade’s operating environment.

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Australian Economy | International Trade
Australia’s export performance in 2014-15
22 Dec 2015Mark Thirlwell
As the year draws to a close, this post takes a look at Australia’s export performance over the 2014-15 financial year (FY2015) – a more in-depth, end-of-year sequel (of sorts) to my post earlier this ...
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AIBS 2015
AIBS 2015: Trading places – an overview of data for states and territories
11 Dec 2015
Divya Skene
Basic differences among Australian state and territory economies - including their natural endowments and population size and growth - have resulted in a diverse set of trading relationships held by A ...
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Trade Winds
Trade Winds
11 Dec 2015
Divya Skene
This final edition of Trade Winds for 2015 lists holiday reading suggestions from a selection of posts from Austrade’s global network – from Warsaw to Beijing, Jakarta to San Francisco.
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Australian Economy | International Trade
The volatility within Australia’s service export basket
11 Dec 2015
Tim Quinn
Industry growth implies volatility and while history doesn’t always repeat itself it can provide us with useful insights into where market sensitivities may lie. This article employs the ‘boxplot’, a ...
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Trade Winds
Trade Winds
4 Dec 2015
Divya Skene
Trade Winds is a weekly round-up from the Economics team at Austrade that brings together a selection of news, analysis and trends from around the globe relevant to Australia’s trade and investment in ...
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