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How international investment income flows affect Australia’s balance of payments


  • Jason Harris

    (Treasury, Government of Australia)

  • John Hawkins

    (Treasury, Government of Australia)


Major shifts in the global economy — such as rapid growth in global commodity prices associated with the emergence of China and other countries — are leading to changes in Australia’s international income flows. This is attracting an increasing amount of attention as the net income deficit widens, following a long period of stability.

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  • Jason Harris & John Hawkins, 2006. "How international investment income flows affect Australia’s balance of payments," Economic Roundup, The Treasury, Australian Government, issue 3, pages 59-72, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:tsy:journl:journl_tsy_er_2006_3_1

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    investment; balance of payments; China; Australia; exports; GDP; gross domestic product;

    JEL classification:

    • E2 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment


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