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Trade Winds
20 Mar 2017
This week’s readings highlight the important role of economic policies across diverse markets.
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Trade Winds
10 Mar 2017
This week’s readings provide views and analysis on Australia and the global economy.
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Core Arguments and Facts of the 2017 Benchmark Report: Innovation
10 Mar 2017
Innovation is one of the six major reasons for investing in Australia underlined in Austrade’s 2017 Benchmark Report (BMR). The BMR also highlights our world-class scientific and academic institutions ...
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Updating the Australian economic story
9 Mar 2017
The past month has seen several substantial data releases, including details on the Q4:2016 national accounts and balance of payments. This set of numbers provides a nice opportunity to assess the sta ...
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Trade Winds
3 Mar 2017
This week’s readings provide views and analysis on the global economy.
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Trade Winds
24 Feb 2017
This week’s readings consider international students satisfaction, tips on doing business in India, and market opportunities.
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Trade Winds
17 Feb 2017
This week’s readings touch on the stronger than expected start to 2017 for advanced economies.
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Core Arguments and Facts of the 2017 Benchmark Report: Business
16 Feb 2017
With more than 25 years of uninterrupted annual economic growth, a AAA sovereign risk profile and diverse, globally competitive industries, Australia remains well placed to build on an impressive reco ...
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Modern business services exports to ASEAN may be greater than you think
16 Feb 2017
Modern business services is a term that encompasses a range of professional services such as Financial Services, Insurance and Pension Services, Telecommunications, Computer and Information Services a ...
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Australian exporter behaviour and business performance
16 Feb 2017
The Department of Industry, Innovation and Science recently released the latest edition of the annual Australian Industry Report. While the whole report is well worth a look, Chapter Five, which focus ...
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Australia’s US$1.6 trillion pension (superannuation) system is the fourth largest in the world
15 Feb 2017
Last year, Australia not only became the world’s fourth largest pension (locally called ‘superannuation’) market valued at US$1.6 trillion but also experienced one of the highest growth rates of pensi ...
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Trade Winds
10 Feb 2017
We start the year with a look back at Australia’s response to a changing international trading environment.
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Core arguments and facts of the 2017 Benchmark Report: Location
8 Feb 2017
Following my previous post, where I discussed the topic of talent, I want to look in more detail at another key strength of Australia highlighted in the Benchmark Report – location.
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FDI in 2016: Weak global flows but a strong Australian performance
7 Feb 2017
UNCTAD have released their preliminary estimates for global foreign direct investment (FDI) flows in 2016. The numbers show that total flows dropped by 13 per cent last year, falling from US$1.75 tri ...
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Core arguments and facts of the 2017 Benchmark Report: Talent
6 Feb 2017
Following my previous post, where I discussed the topic of industry, I want to look in more detail at another key strength of Australia highlighted in the Benchmark Report – talent.
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Trade Winds
3 Feb 2017
We start the year with a look back at Australia’s response to a changing international trading environment.
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Core arguments and facts of the 2017 Benchmark Report: Industry
31 Jan 2017
Following my previous post, where I discussed the topic of growth, I want to look in more detail at another key strength of Australia highlighted in the Benchmark Report – industry.
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Core arguments and facts of the 2017 Benchmark Report: Growth
30 Jan 2017
Following my previous post where I introduced the 2017 Benchmark Report (BMR), I want to look in a bit more detail at some of the core arguments and facts of the BMR.
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Diverse pathways to China’s consumers
24 Jan 2017
For Australian companies, operating in China is a recognised challenge.
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Steady as she goes (maybe): IMF updates its global outlook for trade and growth
18 Jan 2017
The IMF has released the January update to its world economic outlook (WEO). The projection for global growth is unchanged from the previous round of forecasts the Fund released last October, with wo ...
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