Industry Assistance in a 'Patchwork Economy'

Chairman's speech

Gary Banks addressed the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) Annual Dinner in Canberra on 23 November 2011.

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Contents

Introduction

Import replacement is a bad idea
The attractions of 'anti-dumping'
Local sourcing rules
'Offshoring'
Job creation?

(Potentially) good assistance
Innovation policies
Innovation for adjustment

What about manufacturing?

More productive industry support
The regulatory challenge

Concluding comment