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Australia’s inward FDI stock rose to A$736 billion in 2015
24 May 2016
A look at how the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) stock has changed over the past decade.
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Investor Update
Australian technology behind world’s largest telescope
24 May 2016
Australia’s science agency, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation has developed the technology behind the world’s largest telescope, currently being constructed in Guizhou P ...
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Economic analysis
Trade Winds
20 May 2016
This week’s readings include an example of the technology industry’s efforts to increase uptake, and an overview of China as a global investor.
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Economic analysis
Balance sheet measures vs Directional FDI: What’s the difference?
20 May 2016
An article for anyone interested in delving into statistical definitions and the construction of the direct investment series articles.
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Australia Unlimited feature
China's organic online demand
19 May 2016
After living in Beijing for five years, Jessica Rudd returned to Australia and seized the opportunity to sell Australian-made organic products to China. By taking advantage of Chinese online platforms ...
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Success stories
Modernising Rail in India: The Australian Way
19 May 2016
TTG Transportation Technology is helping Indian Railways double its capacity to carry rail freight faster, cheaper and more reliably.
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Economic analysis
The 2016 Foreign Direct investment (FDI) Confidence Index
17 May 2016
FDI confidence in Australia has improved, with our global ranking rising three spots to seven out of 25 economies (after falling to ten last year), according to the A.T. Kearney’s 2016 survey.
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Economic analysis
The changing sources of FDI into Australia: East Asia and OFCs
17 May 2016
Australian Bureau of Statistics data reviewing how the sources of FDI into Australia have changed over time, highlighting in particular the increasing importance of East Asia as well as the growing ro ...
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Education news
Agribusiness research showcased in Vietnam leads to collaboration
17 May 2016
An Australian delegation visited Vietnam to showcase agribusiness research capability and share knowledge with Vietnamese counterparts as part of Austrade’s Australian Agribusiness Research and Innova ...
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Investor Update
US food giant invests in Australian high-tech agribusiness
17 May 2016
The US food giant, NYSE-listed McCormick & Company, has invested A$150 million to purchase a hundred per cent of the Australian high-tech agribusiness, Gourmet Garden.
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Economic analysis
Trade Winds
13 May 2016
This week’s readings include Austrade’s analysis of 2015 FDI numbers and the RBA’s latest thinking on the global economy.
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Economic analysis
FDI into Australia: a first look at the 2015 figures
12 May 2016
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has released its annual supplementary statistics on Australia’s international investment position.
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Education news
LinkedIn forum for Pakistani alumni continues to grow
11 May 2016
Austrade’s Australia-Pakistan alumni business forum on LinkedIn continues to grow, with more than 1,200 members.
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Education news
Positive feedback from international schools representatives
10 May 2016
The recent international schools mission to Australia by delegates from India, Myanmar and the Philippines has provided positive feedback.
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Australia Unlimited feature
Australian gins conquering the world
10 May 2016
Over the past few years a handful of Australian gin lovers have launched micro distilleries, creating a small but burgeoning industry in the process. Now, a nation with no recent history of producing ...
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Economic analysis
Trade Winds
6 May 2016
This week’s readings include information on economic interactions between two leading economies in our region - Japan and India.
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Economic analysis
The new Tourism Satellite Account: Implications for estimates of international education
6 May 2016
The services sector is an important part of the Australian economy accounting for the vast majority of Australian output and employment. In terms of exports, however, services, comprise a more modest ...
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Investor Update
China-Australia A$100 million science innovation partnership
5 May 2016
Australia’s Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, and China’s Premier, Li Keqiang, have announced a A$100 million innovation partnership for a joint science and technology precinct at University of New So ...
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Economic analysis
McKinsey Global Institute on Digital Globalisation
5 May 2016
McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) report on Digital Globalisation that was released earlier this year.
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Investor Update
Outcomes from LNG 18
5 May 2016
The conference theme, ‘Redrawing the Global Map of Gas’, highlighted the changing world of natural gas – from reserves, trade, geopolitics, technological developments, regulation and stakeholder manag ...
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