Globalization In Australia Essay

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I chose Australia due to the amount of positive feedback I have received from relatives who contemplated never returning back to the States after their visiting the land down under. The BBC describes Australia as one of “the best countries to live in comparisons to wealth, education, health and quality of life.” (BBC, 2015) I was not sure if their popularity was due to the positive effects of globalization or if it was because they chose to not extremely globalize like the other countries. Upon further research I discovered that globalization has treated the economy in Australia favorably. According to the Business Dictionary, “globalization implies the opening of local and nationalistic perspectives to a broader outlook of an interconnected and interdependent world with free transfer of capital, goods, and services across national frontiers.” When a country begins to globalize they are an non discriminatory to whom they do business with, they introduce and welcome global brands to their market and…show more content…
The ease of immigration has its benefits. Immigrants often bring skills that a trade or economy may lack. Because of the globalization in Australia, there are a surplus in job opportunities and lucrative benefits to migrate there. Not to mention the Australian dollar is strong and valuable in comparison to other countries. It seems as if most immigrants flee their countries in hopes to receive a better quality of life, and because of the strong Australian dollar, the need of diversified job skills and job opportunities, immigrants are attracted to the Australian economy. Currently the population is 22,751,014 people, of the total population, 1,285,432 are immigrants, the ethnicities are specified as: “English 25.9%, Australian 25.4%, Irish 7.5%, Scottish 6.4%, Italian 3.3%, German 3.2%, Chinese 3.1%, Indian 1.4%, Greek 1.4%, Dutch 1.2%, other 15.8% (includes Australian aboriginal .5%), unspecified 5.4%” (CIA,

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