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Trade and Assistance Review

These annual reports contain the Commission's latest estimates of Commonwealth assistance to industry. They also examine recent developments in assistance in various sectors of the economy and discuss recent international policy developments affecting Australia's trade.

Trade and Assistance Review 2015-16

This year's review explores how recent developments such as the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility, assistance responses to Arrium going into receivership and other events in the Upper Spencer Gulf, government proposals for investment in electricity generation and storage, and a 'back to the future' reregulation of Queensland sugar marketing.

Trade and Assistance Review 2014-15

This year's review explores how the size and nature of the assistance estimates might be influenced by recent developments such as the Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper, the Defence Industry Statement and submarine procurement, programs to increase renewable energy and reduce carbon emissions, regional business investment programs and efforts targeted at business innovation.

Trade and Assistance Review 2013-14

The Review also: outlines policy insights from the evolution and recent developments in the measurement of global value chains; comments on the weakness of Government assessment of both industry assistance and preferential trade agreements (otherwise known as 'free trade agreements'); identifies recent developments in industry assistance and international trade policy.

Trade and Assistance Review 2012-13

The Review also: draws attention to areas of government intervention that could be impeding economic growth; identifies recent developments in industry assistance and international trade policy; includes a chapter on the industry assistance aspects of defence procurement.

Trade and Assistance Review 2011-12

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.

Trade and Assistance Review 2010-11

Trade and Assistance Review 2010-11, released on 16 June 2011, contains the Commission's latest quantitative estimates of Australian Government assistance to industry.

Trade and Assistance Review 2009-10

Trade and Assistance Review 2009-10, released on 16 June 2011, contains the Commission's latest quantitative estimates of Australian Government assistance to industry.

Trade and Assistance Review 2008-09

Trade and Assistance Review 2008-09, released on 22 June 2010, contains the Commission's latest quantitative estimates of Australian Government assistance to industry.

Trade and Assistance Review 2007-08

Trade and Assistance Review 2007-08, released on 27 May 2009, contains the Commission's latest quantitative estimates of Australian Government assistance to industry.

Trade and Assistance Review 2006-07

The Productivity Commission is required to report annually on industry assistance and its effects on the economy. This review contains the Commission's latest quantitative estimates of Australian Government assistance to industry, and also discusses recent developments in assistance in some key sectors of the economy over the past year.

Trade and Assistance Review 2005-06

The Productivity Commission is required to report annually on industry assistance and its effects on the economy. This review contains the Commission's latest quantitative estimates of Australian Government assistance to industry, and also discusses recent developments in assistance in some key sectors of the economy over the past year.

Trade and Assistance Review 2004-05

The Productivity Commission is required to report annually on industry assistance and its effects on the economy. This review contains the Commission's latest quantitative estimates of Australian Government assistance to industry. It also discusses recent developments in assistance in some key sectors of the economy over the past year, and outlines some recent international policy developments affecting Australia's trade.

Trade and Assistance Review 2003-04

The Productivity Commission is required to report annually on industry assistance and its effects on the economy. This review contains the Commission's latest quantitative estimates of Australian Government assistance to industry. It also discusses recent developments in assistance in some key sectors of the economy over the past year, and outlines some recent international policy developments affecting Australia's trade.

Trade and Assistance Review 2002-03

The Productivity Commission is required to report annually on industry assistance and its effects on the economy. This review contains the Commission’s latest quantitative estimates of Australian Government assistance to industry. It also discusses recent developments in assistance in some key sectors of the economy over the past year, and outlines some recent international policy developments affecting Australia’s trade.

Trade and Assistance Review 2001-02

The Productivity Commission is required to report annually on industry assistance and its effects on the economy. This report contains the Commission's latest estimates of assistance to the dairy, sugar, citrus growing and processing, automotive, textiles, clothing and footwear, tourism, airlines, and ethanol industries.

Trade and Assistance Review 2000-01

The Productivity Commission is required to report annually on industry assistance and its effects on the economy. This report contains the Commission's latest estimates of assistance to the manufacturing, agriculture and mining sectors.

Trade and Assistance Review 1999-2000

The Productivity Commission is required to report annually on industry assistance and its effects on the economy. This report contains the Commission's latest estimates of assistance to the manufacturing, agriculture and mining sectors.

Trade and Assistance Review 1998-99

The Productivity Commission is required to report annually on industry assistance and its effects on the economy. This review of trade and assistance issues and developments over the past year contains the Commission's latest estimates of agricultural, manufacturing and budgetary assistance.

Trade and Assistance Review 1997-98

The Productivity Commission is required to report annually on measures that provide assistance to industry. Until recently the focus has been on agriculture and manufacturing. However, structural and policy changes have meant that a wider range of issues now have to be considered.