How to assess the competitiveness and efficiency of the superannuation system - Submission

31 Aug 2016


Comments on Draft Report: “How to Assess the Competitiveness and Efficiency of the Superannuation System” The Centre for International Finance and Regulation (CIFR) welcomes the opportunity to provide further input to the Productivity Commission (PC) during Stage 1 of its investigation into the efficiency and competitiveness of the Australian superannuation industry. The comments in our second submission respond to the draft report dated August 2016. This submission contains four parts:

1. Comments on the draft report – these are largely general in nature

2. Response to information requests – we comment extensively on benchmarking of performance

3. Suggestion regarding collected data – we ask the PC to consider making their data broadly available

4. Additional CIFR research – we note some relevant recent research that CIFR has provided to the PC