Objective 5.1

Services statistics capture the trends, contribution and competitiveness of the sector

Action 5.1C

The Government will conduct a survey of Australian Indigenous business participation in international trade and success in attracting foreign direct investment to help inform the work of Government in assisting Indigenous businesses participate in international markets.

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Industry
recommendation/s
Description
Government response
Related Action/s
4B

The Australian Government should work with industry to build on other activities (such as the Australian International Business Survey) and conduct a services sector specific survey to provide a snapshot that can be combined with existing ABS data to build a better picture of services exports and international practice.

Agreed

Progress to date

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade has engaged an Indigenous supplier (i2i Global) on behalf of the Indigenous Network for Investment, Trade and Export (IgNITE) to conduct research into Australian Indigenous business participation in international trade and their success in attracting foreign direct investment. Research findings are due in October 2021.