ITF Slams Australia’s Coastal Shipping Reform Plan
The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) Cabotage Taskforce, today blasted Australia’s Productivity Commission as entirely missing the point of having a national shipping fleet.
Australia Set to Reform Its Coastal Shipping
The Australian Government is proposing a reform of the country’s coastal shipping sector with the aim of reducing regulatory burden imposed on the sector.
China: time to focus on financial risks and structural reform
As the Chinese economy matures to a slower but more sustainable growth path, policy efforts need to focus more on efficiency, stability and inclusiveness, according to a new OECD report.
Greece threatens to spoil EU’s Rome celebration over reform review
Greece is withholding its support for the Rome declaration, in which 27 European Union nations on Saturday are to chart the EU’s course after Britain leaves, in protest at reforms its lenders are seeking from it in exchange for new loans, officials said.
Korea Development Bank unveils reform measures to deal with shipbuilding debt exposure
State-owned Korea Development Bank (KDB) has unveiled reform measures to cope with its heavy debt exposure to...
UK shipowners call for reform of ship register
Speaking at last night’s annual dinner of the UK Chamber of Shipping (CoS), president Tom Boardley called for “real, tangible reform” of the UK Ship Register. ...
China: Ministries specify measures for reform in 2016
The year 2016 will see China support its economic growth through supply-side policies and measures, moving the model away from one that is reliant on the demand-side strategy of capital investment and exports. ...