Opinion: As India and China transform, Australian manufacturers must follow

June 3, 2014

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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.

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