Productivity Commission spurs rethink on competition regulation for shipping lines, civil aviation

Tue, 02 Oct 2012

By Paul McBeth Oct. 3 (BusinessDesk) - Commerce Minister Craig Foss has asked a parliamentary select committee to look at bringing shipping lines and civil aviation under the nation's competition legislation on the recommendation of a Productivity Commission report into the country's international freight costs. Parliament's Commerce Committee will test the water with an initial consultation on whether to bring global shipping lines and international civil aviation under the Commerce Act as part of its report on the Commerce (Cartels and Oth...

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