Trade and Investment

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...

Bank tax opponents show real leadership

“We commend the South Australian opposition and crossbenchers for showing real leadership by putting local jobs first and opposing this simplistic, crude revenue grab,” Business Council chief executive Jennifer Westacott...

Launch of FTA negotiations with the Pacific Alliance

“The Business Council welcomes the announcement by the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Steven Ciobo, of the launch of free trade agreement negotiations with the Pacific Alliance,” Business Council...

Submission on the trans pacific partnership

The Business Council strongly supports trade and investment liberalisation. Open markets deliver material benefits to consumers through greater competition and access to a greater variety of goods and services. Access...

MAKE BUSINESS STRONG AND WE ARE ALL WINNERS

This joint opinion article by James Pearson, CEO of the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Jennifer Westacott, Chief Executive of the Business Council of Australia, and Innes Willox, CEO of the Australian...

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