Mining dominates foreign-owned industries


The Australian mining industry has the greatest proportion of businesses that are foreign-owned.

Australian Bureau of Statistics figures show 0.5 per cent of all businesses in Australia were foreign-owned in 2014-15, up from 0.4 per cent five years earlier.

In the mining industry, however, 474 businesses were foreign-owned, accounting for 5.9 per cent of all companies in the sector.

© AAP 2018


Leave A Reply