IBISWorld’s industry research reports provide strategic insights and analysis on over 500 Australian industries, and offer the very latest content, each report consists of key statistics and analysis on market characteristics, operating conditions, current and historical performance, a five-year forecast, major industry participants and more.
Library's subscription covers: Australian industry Reports; Global Industry Reports; Australian Company Reports; Australia Business Environment Profiles.
Passport GMID (Global Marketing Information Database) from Euromonitor International is a global market research database providing statistics, market reports and comment on emerging industry, country and consumer trends. Has demographic, economic and marketing reports and statistics for 205 countries worldwide. Also contains 6-year historic market size data for more than 330 consumer products in 52 countries, plus 5-year forecasts.
A scholarly business database covering all aspects of accounting, commerce, finance, banking, marketing and management, with access to peer-reviewed, full- text journals and other resources that provide historical information and current trends in business. In addition to essential full-text journals, business students can access case studies, country economic reports, SWOT analyses, market research reports and industry and company profiles, as well as interviews with executives and analysts.
Previously Kompass Australia. The database provide information on Australian companies, also it can provide you with a unique opportunity to market your business in both Australia and overseas markets. Also includes product summaries
Industry classification systems are used by government and business for classifying industries by numerical code. Use the following websites to find the codes for industries you are researching:
The Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC). Type in keywords and a list of possible ANZSIC codes with activity descriptions will be displayed. Once the most appropriate code and description is located, click the code to show the Class definition including the list of primary activities and the exclusions/references.
GICS (Global Industry Classification Standard) is a joint Standard and Poor’s/Morgan Stanley Capital International product aimed at standardising industry definitions. To bring Australia in line with the rest of the world Standard and Poor’s have reclassified all ASX listed entities according to GICS.
The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is the standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy.
Through a global network of offices, Austrade assists Australian companies to grow their international business, attracts productive foreign direct investment into Australia and promotes Australia’s education sector internationally.
Reports on a wide range of industry and country information including "key opportunities". See this sample report on Australian Wine exports. The end of each report has links to government and industry contacts / associations.
Australian Exporters is the definitive guide to exporting Australian companies and the products and services that they sell. The Database lists over 7000 Australian exporting companies and 30,750 products and services that they offer.
The Directory of Australian Associations is your access to every specialty interest group in the country, including the non-profit sector. With extensive details on over 4,000 organisations and 10,000 key personnel, the Directory of Australian Associations can put you in touch with your next market or corporate alliance.
Review profiles and contact details for sport and recreation organisations; cultural, social, ethnic, business/professional associations and environmental organisations etc. Ideal for businesses, philanthropic organisations, marketing and promotional organisations, hotels and conference centres, educational institutions, public and private libraries.