Lindhe, Jane
November 2008
BRW;11/6/2008, Vol. 30 Issue 44, p19
Trade Publication
The article reports on the economy of Australia during the global financial crisis. It mentions that there is an economic slowdown in the country but that a full recession is unlikely. Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and the Reserve Bank of Australia mentions that surplus in government funds will be used to shield the country against the crisis.


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