Anthony Pratt, the executive chairman of packaging company Visy Industries, has said he believes manufacturing is coming back into style in Australia after demonstrating its importance during the pandemic.
Economic growth in current times will ask for identifying new, efficient ways of increased productivity, ways to integrate policy priorities across diverse sectors.
It’s on again. This time it’s Australia’s wine industry that’s under investigation in China for allegedly violating anti-dumping rules.
Australia should look towards the US to help address its innovation woes rather than just focusing on internal developments, a new United States Studies Centre (USSC) report urges.
The founder and CEO of listed accountancy firm Kelly + Partners is advising its 7,500 clients to look for Australian suppliers rather than import from China.
Australia has remained in 18th place in the annual IMD World Competitiveness Ranking, now in its 32nd year.
Beyond travel, a trans-Tasman bubble is an opportunity for Australia and NZ to reduce dependence on China
The COVID-19 crisis has thrown Australian and New Zealand businesses’ dependence on China into stark relief. With countries reportedly competing with and undercutting each other to secure desperately needed medical supplies from China, many are now waking up to their economic exposure to a single manufacturing giant.
India can explore synergies with Australia in advanced manufacturing as part of ‘Make in India 2.0’ (which includes segments such as robotics, genomics, chemical feedstock and electrical storage).
March crude steel production figures have highlighted the impact of the Covid-19 across the world, with production for the month down 6 per cent compared to 2019.
We have just witnessed an oil price crash like never before taking prices of West Texas Intermediate into deeply negative territory.