Investing in Australia

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Reuters  Sep 15  Comment 
Australia's new federal treasurer, Josh Frydenberg, criticised the conduct of the corporate regulator and promised it powers to speed up compensation for mistreated customers.
Reuters  Sep 14  Comment 
Australia's corporate watchdog sued Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd on Friday over a troubled A$2.5 billion ($1.8 billion) share placement, flexing its muscle amid criticism levied at regulators for being soft on finance firms.
Upstream Online  Sep 14  Comment 
US operator looks ahead to drilling in Australia's Vulcan sub-basin and potentially Ceduna sub-basin
Biomass Magazine  Sep 13  Comment 
On Sept. 11, Virgin Australia announced the successful completion of a trial to deliver sustainable aviation fuel through Brisbane Airport’s general fuel supply system. Biojet used during the trail was supplied by Gevo Inc.
New York Times  Sep 13  Comment 
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The Hindu Business Line  Sep 13  Comment 
The Trump Administration has said that it is planning two meetings of the Quad countries—India, Japan, Australia and the US—in a year, amid reports
WA Business News  Sep 13  Comment 
Panoramic Resources has agreed to sell the Lanfranchi nickel project for $15 million to Texas-based Black Mountain Metals, showing the American business is still on the hunt for nickel opportunities in Western Australia.
New York Times  Sep 13  Comment 
This week’s newsletter focuses on loves, loathes and multicultural representation in illustrations about Australia. It’s Bruegel for Oz!
Reuters  Sep 13  Comment 
Australia's corporate regulator allowed an insurer to make a A$300,000 community donation to resolve cases of misleading advertising which could have drawn fines of up to A$8 million ($5.7 million), an inquiry into financial sector misconduct...




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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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