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Data Alert: Australia Retains AAA Rating as Credit Ratings Lift Across Asia
1 Oct 2014
Australia’s strong credit rating and impressive economic performance over the past decade has been the envy of many economies in the world.
Data Alert: Australia’s quality of life is among the highest in OECD
29 Jul 2014
Australia’s quality of life is one of the best in the world, according to the Organization for Cooperation and Development’s Better Life Index 2014. In the annual report, the OECD gauges its 34 economies on a range of factors.
Data Alert: Australia’s expatriate cost of living falls sharply – Mercer Cost of Living Survey
22 Jul 2014
The cost of living in Australia’s major cities has fallen sharply for expatriates, Mercer’s 2014 Cost of Living Survey showed.
Data Alert: Moody’s reaffirms Australia’s AAA rating
15 Jul 2014
Australia’s sovereign credit rating is based on the nation’s highly resilient economy, high level of government financial strength and low level of event risk, Moody’s said in a statement. Moody’s assessment was in line with the recent reviews by Fit ...
Data Alert: Australia is a top 10 foreign investment target, UNCTAD report shows
2 Jul 2014
Australia remains a top 10 global destination for foreign direct investment (FDI) for a third straight year after attracting US$50 billion in foreign direct investment in 2013, according to the UN Conference on Trade and Development’s (UNCTAD) World ...
Data Alert: Asia-Pacific integration drives Australia’s two-way trade to A$648 billion
3 Jun 2014
Economic integration with the expanding Asia-Pacific region continues to drive Australia’s economic growth. Australia’s two-way trade with the world grew by 3.7 per cent year-on year to A$648 billion in 2013. Trade in 2013 was 42 per cent of GDP, up ...
Data Alert: Australia’s inward FDI stock exceeds A$600 billion in 2013
6 May 2014
Australia’s inward foreign direct investment (FDI) stock reached A$630 billion in 2013, increasing over 40 per cent since 2008. This strong growth reflects Australia’s stable economic expansion over the past two decades.
Data Alert: Australia among China’s top three destinations for outbound investment
28 Mar 2014
China’s merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in Australia has seen the highest growth since 2009, rising 34 per cent to US$7.7 billion in 2013, according to the latest PwC Trends in M&A report.
Australia’s trade surplus hits 30-month high in January
12 Mar 2014
Australia recorded a large A$1.4 billion trade surplus in January 2014 in seasonally adjusted terms, the largest since August 2011, according to new data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
Data Alert: Strong inbound tourist arrivals signal rising investment opportunities in Australia
12 Mar 2014
A record growth in tourist arrivals from the Asia Pacific has increased the demand for investment into Australia’s tourism industry to nearly A$45 billion.

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