The flip side of Australian growth

Though the country has bucked the global trend, strong currency is hurting some industries.


    Australia appears to have defied the global financial crisis, enjoying several consecutive years of growth. There is another side to this rosy picture though, as the country's strong currency is hurting a number of industries.

    Al Jazeera's Andrew Thomas reports from Sydney, Australia.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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