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Economic round-up: Manufacturing out run by fitness

... not raise interest rates, fearing it will boost the dollar even further and significantly damage our export industries. Ai Group chief executive, Heather Ridout, said, "With the Australian dollar approaching US$0.85 in recent times, there is also a risk ...

Daily economic round-up

... Australian Industry Group has renewed calls for the Federal Government to increase the tax concessions for R&D investment. The Ai Group has called for a benefit of up to 200 per cent which is an optimistic request given that the Productivity Commission's ...

Daily economic round-up

... the Japanese direction. Both the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) and the Australian Industry Group(Ai Group) have said that the government would be better to direct its surpluses to improving the Australian taxation system ahead of ...

Daily economic round-up

... which was dealt a $444 million package in 2004, of which the industry says that about $140 million remains unused. The AI Group analysis says that this is costing small businesses reliant upon sugar $100,000 to $300,000 per year depending on their need ...

ARF and STA to merge into $18bn fund

... chief executive. The heads of the two shareholders of the new fund, Greg Combet, ACTU secretary, and Heather Ridout, Ai Group chief executive, commented that in setting up the new board, "We set out to get the best board of experienced and member-focused ...

Market wrap

AAP  |  MONDAY, 1 AUG 2005
... Rural Bank will release its annual results as the earnings season cranks up a notch this week. On the economics fron the AI Group/PricewaterhouseCoopers July PMI is expected, along with the Reserve Bank of Australia's commodity price index for July.

Australian economy slips in world competitiveness rankings

AAP  |  THURSDAY, 14 OCT 2004
... first in the world, followed by the United States and then Sweden, the annual poll found. The Australian Industry Group (Ai Group), the lead partner in administering the survey locally, said that although Australia had a high ranking, it slipped from ...

Australian service sector activity improves in Sept: index

AAP  |  TUESDAY, 5 OCT 2004
... points indicates that services activity is generally expanding, while a reading below 50 indicates that it is declining. Ai Group and the Commonwealth Bank said the result showed that after slowing through the first half of 2004, service sector activity ...

Construction industry shows signs of growth

... grow significantly over the next 18 months, according to a peak industry group survey. The Australian Industry Group's (Ai Group) biannual Construction Outlook Survey of 100 non-residential construction companies found turnover this year would increase ...

Rising dollar sends manufacturers offshore

AAP  |  MONDAY, 12 JAN 2004
... they will move some of their operations overseas because of the rising Australian dollar, the Australian Industry Group (Ai Group) said today. With the dollar nudging $US0.7800 and expected to rise further, its appreciation had already cost industry ...