The Australian government in the 2018-2019 budget has committed AU$75 bn (US$56.9 bn) over 10 years on the development and modernization of infrastructure.
Services contributed majorly (71.9%) to the GVA in 2017, followed by manufacturing, mining and utilities (17.0%). In nominal terms, the two sectors are expected to grow at a robust pace of 5.8% and 3.7%, respectively, in 2018.
- Four major regions in Australia generated around 88.8% of the country’s GDP and comprised 88.2% of the country’s population in 2017
- The US remained the major investor in Australia in 2017, with a growth of 5.1% in investments during 2016-2017. During the same period, investments from Hong Kong to Australia increased by 14.1%.
- Macroeconomic Outlook Report identifies the potentials of the country as an investment destination by analyzing the political, economic, social, technological, legal and environmental (PESTLE) structure.
- PESTLE Insights provides 360 degree view of the economy which can be used as a strategic tool to understand the market dynamics, business potentials and direction of operations
- Along with providing the country’s snapshot, the report captures the risk factors pertaining to the macroeconomic risks, political environment, legal environment, demographic and social structure effectiveness, technology & infrastructure and natural and geographic aspects that might impact business.
- This report also highlights key clusters/cities which contribute significantly to the country GDP and population along with major companies’ presence in these areas.
List of Exhibits
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Exhibit 1: Australia’s Performance in Country Risk Analysis in Comparison to Asia Pacific Average and World Average
Exhibit 2: Performance Overview (Score: 1-100)
Exhibit 3: Broad Categories and Weights behind the Index
Exhibit 4: S&P/ASX 200 Index
Exhibit 5: Key Sectors Contribution to the Economy
Exhibit 6: Total FDI (2015-2017), FDI by Sector (2017), and Leading FDI by Industry (2017)
Exhibit 7: Major Investors’ Share In Foreign Investments to Australia, 2017
Exhibit 8: Key Infrastructure Indicators
Exhibit 9: Real GDP and Household Consumption Growth Rate
Exhibit 10: Real GDP Growth Rate Comparison (2017)
Exhibit 11: Export, Import and Trade Balance
Exhibit 12: Current Account Balance
Exhibit 13: Top Three Commodity Exports, % of Total Exports, 2013-2017
Exhibit 14: Mineral Fuels, Oils, Waxes and Products of their Distillation, Bituminous Substances, % Share in World’s Total, 2017
Exhibit 15: Interest Rates
Exhibit 16: Exchange Rate
Exhibit 17: Public Finance
Exhibit 18: General Government Debt
Exhibit 19: Average Annual Wages
Exhibit 20: Employment/Unemployment
Exhibit 21: Labor Cost Index
Exhibit 22: Age-group Share of Total Population
Exhibit 23: Rural/Urban Share in Total Population
Exhibit 24: Gender Split
Exhibit 25: Internet Users % of Total Population, Mobile Penetration Rate and Broadband Penetration Rate, 2017
Exhibit 26: Number of Patents Granted Per Million Population, 2018
Exhibit 27: High-technology Exports (% of Manufactured Exports), 2016
Exhibit 28: Doing Business in Australia 2019
Exhibit 29: Corruption Perception Index (Rankings) 2017
Exhibit 30: CO2 Emissions