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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.

How Australia’s openness to trade and investment is driving our prosperity: Part II

28 May 2019 International Trade Edmund Tang

Part II of this blog I look at where Australia’s foreign direct investment (FDI) comes from, and the impact it has on some of our most valuable export industries.

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How Australia’s openness to trade and investment is driving our prosperity: Part I

27 May 2019 International Trade Edmund Tang

With an enviable AAA sovereign risk profile, low political risk, and a strategic position that links East and West, Australia is a thriving hub for international commerce.

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Australia’s Short-term Tourist Arrivals surged to almost nine million in 2017

28 Feb 2018 International TradeVisitor EconomyTourists Edmund Tang

There were 8.8 million short-term (that is, involving stays of less than one year) international visitor arrivals to Australia for the year ending December 2017.

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