Vietnam: The answer to WA’s search for a new business partner in Asia!

27 Feb 2019 By Kyle Springer

Opportunities exist within Vietnam for WA business interested in manufacturing, exporting agriculture products, and providing services to a country with a population three times the size of Australia. The advantages under the Trans-Pacific Partnership are there for WA’s taking.

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Western Australia - Viet Nam Economic Relations: The Time Is Now

14 Feb 2019 By Phung The Long

Given Viet Nam’s goal of becoming a fundamentally industrialised economy by 2030 and its prospective high growth rate, there are many potential opportunities for trade and investment cooperation between Viet Nam and WA – in the resources sector, in agribusiness and advanced manufacturing, in education, healthcare, professional and technical services.

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In Conversation: Gemma Manning, Gemstar Technology

07 Feb 2019 By Gordon Flake, Gemma Manning

On 5 February 2019, Professor Gordon Flake, CEO of the Perth USAsia Centre, facilitated an event hosted by Gemstar which provided advice to WA businesses about entering the ASEAN Market.

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A Post-State of the Union Address and Republican Politics in the United States

07 Feb 2019 By Coel Healy

American politics and the current state of the Republican Party formed the focus of an event hosted by the Perth USAsia Centre and the Policy Committee of the Liberal Party of Australia (WA division) on 6 February 2019. 

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Western Australia Poised To Cash In On India Defence Links

06 Feb 2019 By Hugo Seymour, Professor Stephen Smith

Amid the global uncertainty created by an unpredictable Trump presidency and a significantly more assertive China, WA can still benefit from efforts to maintain stability in our part of the world.

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Australia needs Asia more than Asia needs us. Australia – it’s time to act now!

04 Feb 2019 By Gemma Manning

For many years now we have spoken as a country about the Asia opportunity; beginning with the release of the Asian Century White Paper in 2012 by the Gillard Government, followed by ongoing and regular dialogue in the business community about the benefits of doing business in Asia.

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ASEAN is the answer for Australian business in 2019

15 Jan 2019 By Gordon Flake

While China and Japan will continue to loom large and India is on the horizon, and as the WA Government develops its Asian Engagement Strategy; Australian businesses should look to the dynamic ASEAN region.

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Examining the Midterm Results

04 Dec 2018 By Hugo Seymour

Professor Simon Jackman, an experienced US election analyst, visited Perth shortly after the 6 November US Midterm Elections. In a dramatic time in American history, Professor Jackman’s visit provided an opportunity to discuss the latest electoral developments in the US and their implications for President Trump, the US constitutional system and American policy.

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Measuring Asia's Power

04 Dec 2018 By Reginald Ramos

On 28 November 2018, the Perth USAsia Centre launched the Asia Power Index, in collaboration with the Lowy Institute, at Government House in Perth. The Asia Power Index developed by the Lowy Institute is an analytical tool for sharpening debate on power in the Asia-Pacific.

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