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Economic analysis
Trade Winds
23 Jun 2017
Most Australians polled remain positive about free trade and globalisation according to the 2017 Lowy Poll on Australian attitudes to the world.
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Economic analysis
Australia’s shrinking current account deficit
23 Jun 2017
Following on from a 0.8 per cent of GDP deficit in the December 2016 quarter, the Q1 2017 result therefore marks a second consecutive quarter of deficits below one per cent of GDP.
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Australia Unlimited feature
The sound of success
22 Jun 2017
While most people are watching the action unfold on the big screen, Andy Wright is listening to it. As one of Australia’s leading sound mixers, he has mixed the sound of several major films in his 17- ...
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Media releases
Australian businesses tap in to India (Ministerial)
19 Jun 2017
Registrations are now open for Australia Business Week in India 2017 (ABWI), an opportunity for Australian businesses to tap into the world’s fastest-growing major economy.
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Media releases
China’s chance to milk Australian dairy expertise
16 Jun 2017
Thirty Australian dairy industry representatives are in China on an Austrade-led trade mission to demonstrate their products, services and technology at the China Dairy Expo.
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Insights
Insight - Indonesia on the hunt for agtech innovations
16 Jun 2017
Indonesia’s agricultural sector is undergoing a transformation, as the next generation of farmers look to new technologies to increase efficiency and productivity. Australian agtech companies will fin ...
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Economic analysis
Australia’s export performance in 2016
16 Jun 2017
A look at what the latest set of annual trade data tell us about Australia’s export performance last year.
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Success stories
To Asia and beyond: medtech scale-up goes global
15 Jun 2017
Zed Technologies is helping transform healthcare in Singapore and beyond with support from the Landing Pads program.
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Australia Unlimited feature
Pod Chocolate: a sweet story
15 Jun 2017
Toby Garritt’s curiosity for chocolate has led him on a remarkable journey that has transformed lives, the land and the way cocoa is grown and chocolate is made in Indonesia.
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Economic analysis
Continued economic integration with Asia leads Australia’s total trade to exceed A$670 billion
14 Jun 2017
The value of Australia’s exports of goods and services grew by almost five per cent year-on year to A$330 billion in 2016, while imports dropped around three per cent to A$342 billion over the same pe ...
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Media releases
Pacific Trade and Development Agreement (Ministerial)
14 Jun 2017
The Turnbull Government has delivered another trade agreement that will help drive economic growth and raise living standards in our region.
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Investor Update
Investment flows into Queensland resources sector
14 Jun 2017
Investment is flowing into the Queensland resources sector; two new major project developments have recently been announced for the state.
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Investor Update
More than A$2 billion in renewable energy investment over past three months
13 Jun 2017
More than A$2 billion has been invested in renewable energy projects in Australia within the past three months, totalling an unprecedented A$7.4 billion financial commitment, the Australian Clean Ener ...
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Investor Update
IBM opens fourth data centre in Australia
12 Jun 2017
IBM has opened a fourth data centre in Sydney to meet increased demand for Bluemix, its locally-hosted cloud service, and Watson, its artificially intelligent cognitive computing platform.
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Economic analysis
Trade Winds
9 Jun 2017
This week’s readings explore the state of global trade – technologies transforming it, agreements governing it, and policies to help market free trade.
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Investor Update
Indonesian bank to establish Australian operations
9 Jun 2017
Bank Negara Indonesia (BNI) – the fourth largest bank in Indonesia with assets of over A$40 billion – is to establish Australian headquarters in Melbourne.
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Australia Unlimited feature
New cell regeneration technology helps restore eyesight
8 Jun 2017
Dr Berkay Ozcelik, as part of a University of Melbourne team, has developed a way to grow corneal cells in the lab that may eliminate the need for donor corneas and restore eyesight to millions of peo ...
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Media releases
Queensland covers Paris (Ministerial)
8 Jun 2017
The international campaign to bring tourists back to Queensland following Cyclone Debbie has begun.
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Economic analysis
Australia has remained in the top 25 most competitive nations among 63 economies
7 Jun 2017
Australia now ranks as the 21st most competitive economy in the world, according to the 2017 World Competitiveness Yearbook (WCY) released by the Swiss-based Institute for Management Development (IMD ...
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Media releases
International tourists loving regional Australia (Ministerial)
7 Jun 2017
International tourists are staying longer and spending more when they visit Australia. And they are venturing out of the capital cities with record growth in regional Australia.
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