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Easy Place to do Business

Australia’s political stability, transparent regulatory system, and sound governance frameworks underpin its economic resilience.


Ranked in the global top five on the Index of Economic Freedom, Australia’s effective governance and control of corruption provide multinationals with a safe, secure business environment. Multinationals can benefit from Australia's network of free trade agreements, strong business and cultural ties with Asia and longstanding trade, investment and research links with Europe and North America. There is no better business partner than Australia.
 

 

Efficient Regulatory Environment

A stable, friendly and efficient environment for doing business

Australia has one of the world’s most robust regulatory environments and is rated among the most business-friendly economies. The country is also ranked highly in terms of legal rights, the soundness of its banks, the regulation of securities exchanges and the efficacy of corporate boards. Australia is also in the world’s top 10 for its business legislation (tariff on imports and protectionism) and judicial independence. 

Transparent Market

One of the top two most transparent real estate makets in the world

Australia’s real estate market was rated the world’s second most transparent in 2016 after the UK, and ranked significantly higher than any other location in Asia. This is a major attraction for global real estate investors, corporate occupiers, retailers and hotel operators transacting, owning and operating real estate in Australian markets.

Easy Place to do Business

Doing business in Australia doesn’t get much easier

Australia is ranked 14th out of 190 economies for ease of doing business. It takes around 2.5 days and a minimum of three procedures to start a business. The country also ranks particularly well for enforcing contracts (3rd globally), getting credit (6th) and dealing with construction permits (6th).