since 2000, our exports of goods and services have doubled. And like the Paris agreement, there is no financial penalty, if you do not respect these agreements, these are just objectives. I have known about the Lima agreement since Whitlam`s election. And every government since Whitlam has slowly and gently eroded our rights. The fact is, you almost have to have a license to breathe. It is no longer a free country. In 1975, the ALP government of Gough Whitlam signed Australia without public consultation in the United Nations-inspired Lima Declaration, which forced Australia to reduce its production capacity by about 30% and commit to importing this amount from other privileged countries. In keeping with what you wrote at TrueBlue, I thought the same thing when I read the comment “except Pauline”, which shows that her only interest is for Australia and the Aussie people, but she is there for herself. People are too easily led and blinded without controlling themselves who supports who and what and where the money goes. It`s not true. The Lima Declaration is a non-binding declaration, it is not an agreement or a treaty that requires action. The Lima Declaration is an agreement by which Australian production is managed by about 30% and this amount is imported from other privileged countries with which we sign trade agreements.
The other alternative for Australian companies is to avoid these restrictive policies and reposition themselves offshore, and then export their ideas and products to Australia. Our offshore neighbours are also involved in the Lima Declaration and other trade agreements. You are more than happy to give yourself the country, to help you in every sense of the word and not to tax yourself for the first five, eight or even ten years. Their interest rates can range from zero to 4%, not to mention the incentives of Australian governments, which are available to importers from privileged countries. A call for amendment was launched in March 1975, when the Second General Conference of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNUDI), meeting in Lima, issued a declaration and a global action plan. A copy of the declaration was provided from “A New International Economic Order”; Selected documents 1945-1975 Volume 2. N.Y., UNITAR, 1977 p. 631-650 The creation of UNIDO as a special body was nevertheless a compromise solution. Developing countries (Group of 77) have mainly encouraged the idea of a specialized agency, with its own political decision-making bodies and fiscal autonomy.
Several high-level expert groups and intergovernmental committees took the same position in subsequent years.