Trade

Supporting TPP-11 will boost Australia's economic future

The Parliament must support the ratification of the Trans-Pacific Partnership 11 (TPP-11) agreement to lock in the benefits of increased trade for all Australians, Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott...

Submission to the senate reference committee TPP-11

The TPP-11 provides important new market access outcomes for Australia in goods and services trade, and in investment. TPP-11 members- including Japan, Canada, Vietnam, Chile, Mexico, Malaysia, New Zealand, Peru,...

EU free trade negotiations welcomed

The European Union’s agreement to open free trade negotiations can be a win for all Australians, says Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott.  “Free trade agreements already cover most of...

Business Council welcomes Labor commitment to open trade

“Australian prosperity over more than three decades has been built on economic reform and an openness to trade. We welcome Labor’s recommitment to these values,” Business Council chief executive Jennifer...

Business Council welcomes Labor's rejection of protectionism

“We welcome the opposition’s recommitment to the values of open trade and international co-operation and its rejection of protectionism.” Business Council of Australia chief executive Jennifer Westacott said today in...