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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.

Global investors stay keen as Australia’s FDI stock reaches A$970 billion

14 May 2019 FDI Edmund Tang

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 ...

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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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Australia’s inward FDI stock surged to almost A$800 billion in 2016

11 May 2017 FDI Edmund Tang

Australia’s inward foreign direct investment (FDI) stock reached A$796 billion in 2016, more than 60 per cent (A$306 billion) higher than 2009 levels.

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Australia’s inward FDI stock rose to A$736 billion in 2015

24 May 2016 FDI Edmund Tang

A look at how the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) stock has changed over the past decade.

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Core Arguments and Facts of the 2016 Benchmark Report: Location

25 Feb 2016 FDIBenchmark Report Edmund Tang

Another key strength of Australia highlighted in Austrade’s 2016 Benchmark Report - location.

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