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5 Jun 2019 Economic analysis
I recently reported on Australia’s excellent record for attracting investment from overseas. But what keeps the money coming?
28 May 2019 Economic analysis
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.
27 May 2019 Economic analysis
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.
14 May 2019 Economic analysis
Overseas investment in Australia grew by 9.5% in 2018 according to the latest report from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Australia’s stock of foreign direct investment (FDI) is now worth A$968 b ...
2 May 2019 Economic analysis
Australians’ prowess in two key areas – innovation and skills – continue to underpin the country’s strong investment track record, according the latest edition of the Why Australia Benchmark Report 20 ...
16 Apr 2019 Economic analysis
Australia’s robust economy is testament to the country’s dynamic industries, which are supplying high-quality, in-demand products and services to the world.
11 Apr 2019 Economic analysis
Austrade’s Benchmark Report 2019 puts forth five major reasons why Australia is a safe, low-risk destination to invest and do business. Let’s examine the first reason: its robust economy.
8 Apr 2019 Economic analysis
Australia’s economic resilience, globally competitive industries, enterprising workforce, global ties and sound governance are spotlighted in Austrade’s latest Why Australia Benchmark Report 2019.
5 Apr 2019 Economic analysis
Australia's economy will remain solid thanks to sound policy, labour mobility and good luck, says UK-based researchers, Oxford Economics.
13 Mar 2019 Economic analysis
Australia’s economic growth will remain solid over the next five years, according to the latest International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) World Economic Outlook.
27 Feb 2019 Economic analysis
Australia attracted 9.3 million short-term international visitors in the year ending December 2018, according to data published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. The tourist arrivals – which inv ...
22 Feb 2019 Economic analysis
Last year, Australia remained the world’s fourth largest pension (locally called ‘superannuation’) market valued at US$1.9 trillion and also experienced the highest growth rate of pension fund assets ...
8 Feb 2019 Economic analysis
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 ...
30 Jan 2019 Economic analysis
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 ...
23 Jan 2019 Economic analysis
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
23 Oct 2018 Economic analysis
This year’s AIBS survey focussed on a part of the world that is increasingly attractive to our services export earners, Latin America.
16 Oct 2018 Economic analysis
AIBS respondents are experienced exporters, but we have found in two separate surveys that around half of our respondents do not engage in e-commerce.
8 Oct 2018 Economic analysis
One of the main themes picked up by the AIBS platform is the importance of ASEAN to Australia’s internationally-active businesses.
5 Oct 2018 Economic analysis
In recent years, a debate around international trade and investment has focused on which of our largest economic partners is the most important to Australia.
Two countries put forward regularly in th ...
4 Oct 2018 Economic analysis
Australia’s International Business Survey 2018 is the fifth in a series of studies of Australia's international business activity.