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MEDIA RELEASE: Australia’s competitiveness ranking steadies, but economy viewed poorly

Australia's decline in world competitiveness has steadied, slipping one place from 15 to 16, but the results highlight a disconnect between perceptions of the economy held by Australian business and our international ranking, although there are some dark clouds gathering. Read more…


New world rankings show emerging economies not the only threat to Australia’s competitiveness

A world competitiveness ranking of 60 countries being released today shows Australia has slipped another place with advanced economies overtaking Australia as they continue to recover from the lingering effects of the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) and Eurozone crisis. Read more…


OPED: Australia's competitiveness: Perception and reality

Extracts of this opinion piece by CEDA Chief Executive, Professor the Hon. Stephen Martin were published in the Australian Financial Review on 30 May 2013. Read more…


World competitiveness ranking released: Australia back in top 20

Australia has climbed two places to be back inside the top 20 most competitive nations, in a global ranking released today. Read more…