Foreign Investment

Offshore investment sources, levels, taxes and regulations throughout Australia

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Source of foreign investment in Australia by country
The value of Australia’s main sources of offshore investment across all industries, by country. The data refers to the aggregate value of investment in the 12 months to each period.

 

 
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics

 
Foreign investment rules for Australian real estate

Summary of the main characteristics of the foreign investment rules for acquisitions of residential and commercial real estate in Australia.



Source: ACIL Allen / FIRB; Benefits of Foreign Investment in Real Estate May 2017
*Only some exemptions are included in this table; for details of all exempt persons and actions, please refer to FIRB's Guidance Note 4 (Residential Real Estate - Exemptions)
*As defined under subsection 35(1) of the Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Regulation 2015
*Except for infrastructure as defined under subsection 31(2) of the Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Regulation 2015
*As long as the foreign person is not in a position to influence or participate in the central management of the land entity, or influence, participate in or determine the policy of the land entity

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Value of foreign investment by type
Total value of foreign investment stocks in Australia by investment type.

 


Source: ACIL Allen / Australian Bureau of Statistics; Benefits of Foreign Investment in Real Estate May

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Foreign direct investment in commercial real estate

Total value and proportion of foreign direct investment in Australian commercial real estate by state.




Source: ACIL Allen / Australian Bureau of Statistics; Benefits of Foreign Investment in Real Estate May 2017

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Foreign investment transaction volume by asset type
The data refers to the total value of transactions within the 12 months to each period.

 

 
Source: Real Capital Analytics

 
Property sales to offshore investors by asset type
Proportion of survey respondents' property sales to offshore investors, by sector.

 

 
Source: ANZ/Property Council Survey
% of respondents' total sales to offshore investors

 
 
Foreign dwelling approvals vs total national dwelling turnover
Value of the Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) real estate approvals as a share of total dwelling turnover.

 

 
Source: ACIL Allen / FIRB / CoreLogic; Benefits of Foreign Investment in Real Estate May 2017

 
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