NSW has the largest manufacturing sector in Australian, accounting for 32% of the national industry.
The success of the NSW ICT sector is founded on the state's world-class infrastructure and business networks, with six international fibre optic cable networks linking Australia with Asia, Europe and the United States.
Agribusiness and food
Leading agriculture and food companies choose NSW for the state's diverse production systems, rich natural resources and favourable climate.
Arts, culture and creative
NSW's thriving arts, culture and creative sector is the largest in Australia with the largest concentration of arts-related ICT businesses such as animation and design in the country.
NSW is best placed to meet the complex and evolving needs of the Australian defence industry and is home to the largest number of defence bases and facilities in Australia.
NSW boasts a dynamic and multicultural education sector that caters for domestic and international students and researchers across a wide range of fields.
Financial and professional services
Financial Services comprise 85% of NSW's industry output, highlighting the strength of the State's knowledge-based economy.
Mining, resources and energy
Mining, resources and energy is a booming part of the NSW economy, driven by large and diverse mineral and gas deposits, and exploration projects.
Renewable energy and sustainability
With abundant and world-class renewable energy resources, NSW is well positioned to attract future investment, and its leading R&D facilities are paving the way for performance improvements across all major renewable energy sources.