Opinion: As India and China transform, Australian manufacturers must follow June 3, 2014 Australia’s competition with China and India in the global manufacturing sector was the topic of Dr Chris Vas’s latest opinion piece in The Conversation. As Australia laments the decline of its manufacturing sector, China is actively transforming itself into an advanced manufacturer and India is promoting itself as a manufacturing hub. Dr Vas said Australian manufacturers need to be prepared for increasing competition in higher value manufacturing, and consider a wider range of options when looking to offshore operations. Read the full article here. Dr Chris Vas currently heads up the Murdoch Executive Education Centre within the School of Management & Governance at Murdoch University. He has extensive experience working on public policy issues, research, analysis, and its implementation with expertise in innovation and productivity policy, labour market and public management. Print This Post Media contact: Pepita Smyth Tel: (08) 9360 1289 | Mobile: 0417 171 551 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Categories: Research, Murdoch Business School Research Tags: china, chris vas, india, manufacturing, school of management and governance, the conversation Leave a comment Name (required) Mail (will not be published) (required) Website You can use these tags : <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong> We read every comment and will make every effort to approve each new comment within one working day. To ensure speedy posting, please keep your comments relevant to the topic of discussion, free of inappropriate language and in-line with the editorial integrity of this newsroom. If not, your comments may not be published. Thanks for commenting!