Cut barriers, Rudd tells Europe - The Aus; Reporting season anxiety - The West; Australian trade push under fire - The Fin; Chevron books reserves for Wheatstone - The West; Stokes sells newly-bought shares in Ten - The Fin
State treasurer Christian Porter has sounded a warning over constant references to Australia's economy as 'two-speed', claiming the policies that lie beneath the simplistic term aim to transfer wealth away from the resources sector and to replace it with other unamed industries.
Red tape 'cools China zeal' - The West; Business warns IR reform crucial - The Fin; Labor's Future Fund withdrawal - The Aus; Renewables at risk from cuts - The Fin; Barnett threat to Griffin exports - The Aus
Global fears soften RBA resolve - The Fin; Ansteel shelves plan for WA mill - The Aus; Workers feel efficiency squeeze - The West; Swan rejects Argus IR reform call - The Fin; Industry claims builders are not ready for new Act - The West
CONSTRUCTION giant BGC is in the early stages of developing an offshore cement production capacity as it looks to offset the risks of manufacturing in Australia amid rising costs, notably the potential for a carbon tax.