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The China Trade Dilemma
Despite China’s resort to politically inspired trade sanctions in recent years, its record of compliance with international trade rules might not be as bad as often depicted and point to a way forward for Australia’s biggest trade relationship – deeper rules-based engagement, write James Laurenceson and Weihuan Zhou.
Reaping the Potential in Australia-Vietnam Relations Means Tough Choices on Both Sides
Improved Canberra-Hanoi ties requires commitment and tough choices on both sides.
Three globalisation shocks could hurt China and help competitors
A realignment of global trade patterns driven by economic, public health, and geopolitical shocks is upsetting China’s growth model and aiding competitors in Asia, chiefly India, write Arvind Subramanian and Josh Felman.
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.