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Australian Industry Report 2016

22 February 2017

Australia has recorded its 25th year of continuous economic growth. It is a remarkable achievement, but what can Australia do to remain competitive on the world stage?

The Australian Industry Report 2016 puts competitiveness under the microscope. Over the report's nine chapters it explores Australia's competitiveness journey. It provides readers with the opportunity to discover and learn about competitiveness and its impact on the Australian economy.

Some findings include:

  • Benefits of growth across Australia have been uneven (chapter 7)
  • New results show exporters consistently outperform non-exporters (chapter 5)
  • Business cost reductions may provide economic benefits, but the outcomes vary widely by industry (chapter 3).

Now in its third year of publication the Australian Industry Report has proved to be a valuable source of information for decision makers, investors, researchers and the community.

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