Investing in Australia

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Dozens of outlets appear from Vietnam to Australia mimicking popular brands
New York Times  Jul 6  Comment 
The popular, retro Queensland restaurant bakes many varieties in old-fashioned ceramic ovens.
The Hindu Business Line  Jul 6  Comment 
Glenmark Pharma today said its subsidiary Glenmark Specialty has entered into an exclusive licensing agreement with Australia’s Seqirus to commercia
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TechCrunch  Jul 5  Comment 
Australia is a step closer to replacing passport check-ins with more face scans. The plan, which was announced early last year, is being trialed by Qantas on passengers for select flights into the Sydney Airport starting this week. The move is an...
New York Times  Jul 5  Comment 
A refugee girl will be allowed to leave an offshore detention center on Nauru to seek mental health care in Australia. But others are not getting the help they need, advocates say.
WA Business News  Jul 5  Comment 
Potash explorer Agrimin has boosted its coffers with a $10 million capital raising to progress the definitive feasibility study being undertaken at its Mackay project in Western Australia.
Japan Today  Jul 4  Comment 
Japan's Inpex Corp has delayed gas production from its giant Ichthys field off the coast of Australia just weeks after giving assurances that output would start imminently. Inpex's…
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Australia is the 14th largest nation by GDP [1] with 1,010,699USD million.

Trends and Forces

Strong financial services sector

Finance and insurance is the fourth largest sector in Australia's economy, generating 8.1 per cent or A$81 billion of real gross value added in 2007-08. This contribution is up from 6.5 per cent two decades ago. The finance and insurance industry is almost as big as the mining sector (the industry traditionally associated with Australia's economic wellbeing) and its expansion has also aided growth in related sectors such as communications, property and business services. [2]

R&D investment

In 2005-06, business expenditure on research and development increased for the seventh consecutive year to a record $10.1 billion, effectively doubling over the previous five years[3].

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