Regional Responses to the Trump Trade Shock

12 Jun 2018 By Adehlia Ebert

As part of the Perth USAsia Centre's 'Trade Week', Indo-Pacific trade experts convened to discuss the recent trends in the Indo-Pacific and what role Australian businesses and policymakers can play in ensuring an open, rules-based trade environment.

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Dr Taeho Bark, South Korea's Former Minister of Trade, on Navigating Global Trade Architecture & Lessons from South Korea

06 Jun 2018 By Hugo Seymour

Professor Taeho Bark, South Korea's former Trade Minister, shared his insights into South Korea's post-Korea War recovery and offered lessons to navigate the global trade architecture.

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Ambassador Frank Lavin, former US Under-Secretary of International Trade and former US Ambassador to Singapore, on President Trump, US Foreign Policy and Populism

05 Jun 2018 By Krystal Hartig

Ambassador Frank Lavin, former US Under-Secretary of International Trade and former US Ambassador to Singapore, conducted a roundtable discussion on President Trump, US Foreign Policy and Populism.

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The Contested Economic Architecture of the Indo-Pacific Region

15 Feb 2018 By Jeffrey Wilson

For the first time in three decades, the US is not an active player in discussions over regional economic integration in Asia. Yet its withdrawal comes at the very time when the regional economic architecture is changing most dramatically.

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Australia Tries to Unlock the Benefits of Proximity with Indonesia

04 Oct 2017 By Kyle Springer

Indonesia and Australia find themselves locked together by geography in the midst of the most economically dynamic regions in the world. The choice is simple: work together and prosper or ignore one another and miss out on the benefits their proximity offers.

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Tortoises and Trade: The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership in 2017

23 Aug 2017 By Michael Zhou

With the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) heading back to the drawing board by the exit of the US, governments in the Indo-Pacific region are increasingly looking towards alternative multilateral trade agreements.

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Back from the Brink? The Future of the TPP-11

08 Aug 2017 By Monica Stanisis

The withdrawal of the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has thrown the Asia-Pacific trade system into crisis. What was once the best opportunity for countries of the region to embrace multilateral trade liberalisation has essentially been sent back to the drawing board. The very feasibility of the deal is now in question.

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What Does China Want from the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank?

27 Jun 2017 By Jeffrey Wilson

The establishment of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) was a landmark development in Asian regionalism. Its core mission is to fill infrastructure gaps in Asia – the underdeveloped transport, energy and communication links between economies – by providing a new development bank specialising in infrastructure financing.

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