New analysis identifies vulnerable supply chains

  • Preliminaries: Cover, Copyright and publication detail, Terms of reference, Contents, Preface, and Abbreviations
  • Executive summary
  • Findings
  • 1 About this study
    • 1.1 Background to the study
    • 1.2 What was the Commission asked to do?
    • 1.3 How does this study relate to other reviews and government initiatives?
  • 2 Supply chains and risks
    • 2.1 Supply chains are complex, and becoming more so
    • 2.2 Supply chain vulnerabilities
  • 3 A framework to identify vulnerable supply chains
    • 3.1 The links between wellbeing and supply chains
    • 3.2 The approach to identifying goods and services that are vulnerable, essential and critical
  • 4 Applying the framework to Australian imports
    • 4.1 How important are imports to economic activity?
    • 4.2 How vulnerable are Australian imports to disruption?
    • 4.3 How reliant is the production of essential goods and services on vulnerable imports?
    • 4.4 Direct and indirect contribution of vulnerable imports to the consumption of essential goods and services
    • 4.5 Possible extensions to this work
  • 5 Supply chain risk management
    • 5.1 A framework for managing risks
    • 5.2 Understanding risk
    • 5.3 Managing supply chain risks
    • 5.4 Risk ownership and the role of government
  • A Consultation
  • B Case studies in vulnerability
    • B.1 Estimating global supply concentrations
    • B.2 Case studies
  • C Technical application of the analytical framework
    • C.1 Assessing import vulnerability
    • C.2 Assessing essential goods and services
    • Annex A: Data sources
    • Annex B: Classifications
  • D Import demand elasticities
    • D.1 What is elasticity of demand and why is it useful?
    • D.2 Estimating elasticities for chemicals
  • References
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