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Managing the mega-crisis of 2022
This year’s G20 in Bali has a heavy responsibility to address a global mega crisis that threatens to throw a fifth of humanity into poverty, write José Ramos-Horta, Danilo Türk, Laura Chinchilla, and Han Seung-soo, in an appeal signed by more than 100 global political leaders and scholars.
The Free Trade Area of the Asia-Pacific – a realistic long-term goal or impossible dream?
Asia-Pacific economies have long considered the possibility of a sweeping free trade area encompassing all 21 APEC members. Heath McMichael and Mike Adams argue it might still be a distant prospect, but the potential benefits justify big ambition.
How realistic are China's semiconductor ambitions?
The battle over semiconductor technology poses another strategic dilemma for the US-China rivalry, writes Keun Lee.
China’s relentless export machine
China's export surge, which has seen exports to Australia in particular soar, is set to reach a crisis point for the slowing world economy. As David Uren writes, Western leaders are facing mounting pressure to do something about the economic inroads China is carving out.
Tech and climate top priorities for growing Indonesian economic ties
Telling business to take advantage of the trade and investment opportunities with Indonesia hasn’t worked. Robert Law argues Canberra needs a new approach to ﬁll the missing piece in the relationship.