The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission identifies reform priorities to support competition at domestic growing container ports

ACCC identifies reform priorities to support competition at Australia’s growing container ports* In its 15th annual monitoring report, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has highlighted that further economic reforms are required if future benefits of continuing industry reforms and increasing competition in the container stevedoring industry are to be realised. “The Australian stevedoring industry is healthier than ever before. Landmark reforms undertaken in 1998 have been instrumental in driving increased productivity on the Australian waterfront. The industry is now poised to benefit further; this time, competition from a third stevedore will spur the industry to become even more efficient,” ACCC Chairman Rod Sims said. The 1998 waterfront reforms and strong

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Australian Competition Authority, The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission identifies reform priorities to support competition at domestic growing container ports, 7 November 2013, e-Competitions Bulletin November 2013, Art. N° 59579

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