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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.

High-Growth Companies in Asia-Pacific region

4 Apr 2018 Edmund Tang

Companies from Australia, India, Japan and South Korea dominate the corporate landscape of growth companies in the Asia-Pacific region, according to the "FT1000: High-Growth Companies Asia-Pacific" sp ...

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Australian Pension Fund Assets Growth among the World’s Strongest

23 Mar 2018 Australian EconomyManaged Funds Edmund Tang

Last year, Australia not only became the world’s fourth largest pension (locally called ‘superannuation’) market valued at US$1.9 trillion but also experienced one of the highest growth rates of pensi ...

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Core arguments and facts of the 2018 Benchmark Report: Strong Foundations

9 Mar 2018 Australian EconomyBenchmark Report Edmund Tang

The Report is structured around five main reasons for investing in Australia and compares Australia’s credentials with other major economies across each category. In this post, I want to look in more ...

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Core arguments and facts of the 2018 Benchmark Report: Global Ties

8 Mar 2018 Australian EconomyBenchmark Report Edmund Tang

The Report is structured around five main reasons for investing in Australia and compares Australia’s credentials with other major economies across each category. In this post, I want to look in more ...

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Australia’s Short-term Tourist Arrivals surged to almost nine million in 2017

28 Feb 2018 International TradeVisitor EconomyTourists Edmund Tang

There were 8.8 million short-term (that is, involving stays of less than one year) international visitor arrivals to Australia for the year ending December 2017.

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Core arguments and facts of the 2018 Benchmark Report: Innovation and Skills

21 Feb 2018 Australian EconomyBenchmark Report Edmund Tang

The Report is structured around five main reasons for investing in Australia and compares Australia’s credentials with other major economies across each category. In this post, I want to look in more ...

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Core arguments and facts of the 2018 Benchmark Report: Dynamic Industries

8 Feb 2018 Australian EconomyBenchmark Report Edmund Tang

The Report is structured around five main reasons for investing in Australia and compares Australia’s credentials with other major economies across each category. In this post, I want to look in more ...

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Core arguments and facts of the 2018 Benchmark Report: Robust Growth

6 Feb 2018 Australian EconomyBenchmark Report Edmund Tang

The Report is structured around five main reasons for investing in Australia and compares Australia’s credentials with other major economies across each category. In this post, the focus is on the Ro ...

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Introducing the new 2018 Benchmark Report

5 Feb 2018 Benchmark Report Edmund Tang

Austrade’s 2018 Benchmark Report (BMR) was launched by the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, the Honourable Steven Ciobo MP in San Francisco on 2 February.

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