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Australia's competitiveness climbs world rankings

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 18 JUN 2024
... overall economic performance was positive seeing the nation rise from 10th to 7th in the world rankings. "Strong international trade, high commodity prices and a comparatively healthy local economy have helped drive this welcome rebound in Australia's ...

EQT operations, finance chief steps down

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 18 DEC 2023
... financial officer of AWB. He also held a number of leadership roles at ANZ Bank in the areas of corporate banking, international trade finance and investor relations. Gentry will remain in the business for six months to support an effective transition ...

Australian economy outperforms: Austrade

CHLOE WALKER  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 APR 2022
... most of 2020 and 2021... The Australian government's cautious approach has benefited the economy," it said. "International trade remained strong in most sectors, partly thanks to high commodity prices. Australia's international arrivals began to resume ...

Chief economist update: ScoMo cannot miss new vaccination target

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 13 APR 2021
... construction index reached an all-time high of 61.8 in the same month. Wait there's more. While Australia's international trade surplus declined in February, it's still in surplus. The country's surplus on goods and services to the tune ...

Chief economist update: Yuan the victim of China's success

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 15 JAN 2021
... first time in 25 years - because the yuan's depreciation gives China an "unfair competitive advantage in international trade." The US Treasury's decision came following the Chinese currency's fall beyond the psychologically important level ...

Chief economist update: East and west at crossroads

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 15 DEC 2020
... digress. Australia could invoke World Trade Organisation (WTO) rules and regulations or seek redress from the international trade body. But what good will it do compared to a large economy like China that chooses to ignore WTO rulings? Beijing already ...

Chief economist update: China turns crisis into opportunity

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 8 DEC 2020
... believe those conspiracy theories, hey? Not only has China evaded the virus-induced global recession, latest international trade data reveal that it's turned this to its advantage. Strong demand for personal protective equipment (PPE) and masks and ...

Chief economist update: Oil could slip on fresh lockdowns

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 12 NOV 2020
... trumping Donald Trump has also helped as it's expected to repair/re-start the Trump-induced damage to international trade relations. But a more lasting gush in oil prices could be a 2021 story - after Biden's formally sworn as POTUS in January ...

Chief economist update: Europe, we have a problem

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 29 OCT 2020
... more parts of the planet would remain as long as the virus remains in play. It'll also take a toll on international trade.

Chief economist update: The recession is over

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 OCT 2020
... purchases outpace growth in exports given the weakness in foreign economies. But positive changes are afoot on international trade. Exports account for around 24% of the economy. China - Australia's biggest export market (32.7% of total exports) ...
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