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Manufacturing sector: overview of structural change: industry brief 2008-09

This publication examines the manufacturing industry over the 2008-09 financial year, with emphasis on the impacts of the global financial crisis (GFC). The 2008-09 year saw the largest fall in global industrial production and exports since the great depression. Australia fared relatively well, but OECD figures suggest that manufacturing output still declined by 4.2 per cent - the largest annual fall since 1982-83 ([Australian Bureau of Statistics] ABS figures suggest an even sharper fall of 6.2 per cent). This contrasts against the average annual growth rate of 1.5 per cent over the 10 years ... Show more

Authors: Gibbons, Mark; Eaton, Melissa; Bucifal, Stan ... [+] Show more

Published: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research, 2010

Resource type: Industry information

Physical description: viii, 71 p.

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