Australia: Primed for investment and trade

Like other nations, Australia spent 2020 dealing with the economic and health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our decisive actions minimised the spread of the virus in the community, and numerous economic stimulus packages sustained businesses and households throughout the year.

These proactive measures mean the Australian economy is bouncing back quickly. Resources, energy and agriculture exports continued to grow throughout the pandemic.

Our resilient, services-based economy is adapting to changes in global trade as we look to new markets and sectors to boost our growth. Strong trading relationships with the world’s major markets will help us expand our global presence.

Perhaps our greatest asset is our creative, resourceful and enterprising people. As one of the most multicultural and multilingual countries in the world, we use our global ties to connect with the best the world has to offer.

Australia welcomes productive foreign investment, whether you’re a multinational giant, ambitious startup or research organisation with innovative ideas. In return, we offer a safe, stable location to invest and do business, with smart people, solid governance, strong global connections and a lifestyle that’s the envy of the world.

Explore the sections below to learn more about Australia’s credentials in five key areas.

Australia welcomes productive foreign investment

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