Doing business in Australia
Australia offers one of the safest and most business-friendly environments for foreign investors and multinationals in the world. The country is fertile ground for companies wishing to expand their business into the booming Asia Pacific region. Australia’s economy has fared well in the downturn compared to other developed
nations, a sure sign its natural resources, skilled workforce and advanced and maccessible infrastructure help to ensure a healthy economy.
Government policies tend to encourage foreign investment and recognise the benefit offered by the globalisation of industries and services. There are substantial opportunities and support services (such as Austrade) available to those looking to base their Asia Pacific headquarters in Australia, invest in an existing business or invest in or undertake major projects.
However, despite these favourable features, there are hurdles to new or inexperienced players in the market arising from the complexity of the regulatory regime and the fact laws may vary between the states and territories of Australia. This guide is designed to help those venturing into the Australian market navigate their way through the maze of legislation so as to identify and maximise the many opportunities that are available…
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