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Trade Winds
19 May 2017
This week’s readings include a list of the US administration’s trade policy actions, and a summary of the World Economic Forum’s inaugural ASEAN Summit held in Cambodia this month.
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ASEAN: here comes the neighbourhood
12 May 2017
Trade data for 2015-16 shows the ASEAN region continues to be an important trading partner for Australia - greater in significance than some might expect.
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Trade Winds
12 May 2017
This week’s readings reflect on economic policies that will shape the global economic landscape.
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Australia’s inward FDI stock surged to almost A$800 billion in 2016
11 May 2017
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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Trade Winds
5 May 2017
This week’s readings touch on emerging trends impacting global trade and production – digitisation, robots and diaspora.
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2017 Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Confidence Index
4 May 2017
AT Kearney’s FDI Confidence Index for 2017 shows that investors’ confidence in Australia remains strong. The Index ranks Australia in the top 10 for the seventh year in a row (ninth place this year, ...
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Australia is maintaining its attraction for Chinese investors
3 May 2017
Australia remains the second biggest recipient of Chinese overseas direct investment (ODI) globally, worth A$120 billion (about US$90 billion) of accumulated new investment since 2007, according to th ...
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Trade Winds
28 Apr 2017
This week’s readings include a closer look at the benefits of trade and outward investment to Australia’s economy, and includes a status report on the Tourism2020 Strategy.
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Trade Winds
21 Apr 2017
This week’s articles include IMF and RBA’s latest views on the international economy. We also take a closer look at the impact of transitioning economies on the status of ‘middle-skilled’ labour, and ...
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Trade Winds
13 Apr 2017
This week’s readings cover trends in Australia’s capital flows, and discuss the power of networks and older entrepreneurs in contributing to prosperity.
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Australia’s funds management industry is the largest in the Asian region
13 Apr 2017
Australia’s funds management industry is the largest in the Asia-Pacific region and the sixth largest in the world, according to the survey produced by Washington-based Investment Company Institute.
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Trade Winds
7 Apr 2017
This week’s readings cover trends in Australia’s capital flows, and discuss the power of networks and older entrepreneurs in contributing to prosperity.
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Trade Winds
31 Mar 2017
This week the IMF explores the puzzle of productivity, and Brexit spurs reflection on the UK’s path forward.
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Australia has experienced the longest period of economic growth in the developed world
29 Mar 2017
Australia's economy grew a strong 1.1 per cent in the fourth quarter (Q4), lifting Australia's annual economic growth to 2.5 per cent in 2016, according to the latest National Accounts figures release ...
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Trade Winds
24 Mar 2017
This week’s articles touch on LNG, services trade and the Belt and Road Initiative, as well as the bilateral economic relationship between Australia and each of its top two trading partners.
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Trade Winds
20 Mar 2017
This week’s readings highlight the important role of economic policies across diverse markets.
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Trade Winds
10 Mar 2017
This week’s readings provide views and analysis on Australia and the global economy.
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Core Arguments and Facts of the 2017 Benchmark Report: Innovation
10 Mar 2017
Innovation is one of the six major reasons for investing in Australia underlined in Austrade’s 2017 Benchmark Report (BMR). The BMR also highlights our world-class scientific and academic institutions ...
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Updating the Australian economic story
9 Mar 2017
The past month has seen several substantial data releases, including details on the Q4:2016 national accounts and balance of payments. This set of numbers provides a nice opportunity to assess the sta ...
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Trade Winds
3 Mar 2017
This week’s readings provide views and analysis on the global economy.
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