About two-thirds of Australian suppliers have experienced declining or stagnant profits in the last three years and must focus on overseas markets in order to survive, a new report says. The study by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Pty. Ltd. for the Australian Industry Group highlights the ongoing restructuring of the country’s auto-parts industry as it responds to greater global competition, a strong Australian dollar, declining vehicle production and demand from OEMs for lower-cost components. ...
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