Trade and Assistance Review 2011-12

Annual Report Series

Trade and Assistance Review 2011-12 was released on 12 June 2013.

The review contains the Commission's latest quantitative estimates of Australian Government assistance to industry. The Review also:

  • identifies recent developments in assistance to industries and sectors of the economy
  • reports on recent international policy developments affecting Australia's trade and disputes settlement in the global trading system
  • provides an overview of the different facets of intellectual property systems and how this relates to innovation, trade and commerce.

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Contents

  • Preliminaries
    Cover, Copyright, Foreword, Contents and Abbreviations
  • Overview - including key points
  • Chapter 1 Introduction
  • Chapter 2 Assistance estimates
    • 2.1 Tariff assistance
    • 2.2 Australian Government budgetary assistance
    • 2.3 Combined assistance
    • 2.4 Effective rates of industry assistance since 1970
  • Chapter 3 Recent developments in industry assistance
    • 3.1 Research, development and innovation
    • 3.2 Primary industries
    • 3.3 Manufacturing sector
    • 3.4 Carbon emissions reduction and energy efficiency
    • 3.5 Regional assistance programs
    • 3.6 Broadcasting and communications
    • 3.7 Other industry assistance developments
  • Chapter 4 Intellectual property
    • 4.1 Types of intellectual property in Australia
    • 4.2 Historical background
    • 4.3 Extent of trade and commerce in IP in Australia
    • 4.4 Bilateral, regional and global frameworks
    • 4.5 IP administration and legal recourse
    • 4.6 Some recent empirical research into IP
    • 4.7 Review activity in Australia
    • 4.8 Some concluding remarks
  • Chapter 5 Recent developments in trade policy
    • 5.1 Post-GFC trade developments
    • 5.2 Trade negotiations and agreements
    • 5.3 Dispute settlement in the global trading system
    • 5.4 Other trade policy developments
  • Appendix A Detailed estimates of Australian Government assistance to industry
  • Appendix B Types of intellectual property
  • Appendix C Anti-dumping and countervailing activity
  • References

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