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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.

Australia - a resilient trade performance

8 Feb 2019 Australian Economy Edmund Tang

Against the backdrop of a challenging global economic environment, Australia’s trade recorded strong growth in the financial year (FY) 2017–18 according to the latest data release by the Department of ...

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FDI inflows to Australia buck global trends

30 Jan 2019 FDI Edmund Tang

Australia attracted US$62 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows in 2018, an increase of almost 40% on 2017. This strong performance ensured Australia maintains its ranking as a global top ...

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Emerging and Developing Asia bright spots in a global adjustment

23 Jan 2019 World Economy IMF Edmund Tang

IMF’s most recent WEO Update is projecting the world economy will likely grow at 3.5% in 2019 and 3.6% in 2020, 0.2 and 0.1 percentage points respectively below 2018 projections

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