Trade and Investment


Is India’s Push for Self-Reliance Sensible in a Post COVID-19 World?

09 Sep 2020 By Dr Priya Chacko, Tammy Wayne-Elliot

As the border wars between China and India continues to rage, now may be the time for India to look inward, developing a level of self-reliance not yet seen in the country, as well as discovering trade opportunities with like-minded countries recovering from COVID, including Australia.

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Growing seeds into fruit: Developing our farm trade links today, for our prosperity tomorrow

02 Sep 2020 By Tammy Wayne-Elliot

Australia’s farm sector is being punished by the Chinese Government. As diplomatic relations between Australia and China have deteriorated, China has weaponised trade links and imposed punitive sanctions against Australian agricultural exports.

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China Continues to Charge

18 Aug 2020 By Tammy Wayne-Elliot

Australia may face yet more China trade risks if a Chinese anti-dumping probe into wine leads to trade sanctions, according to Perth USAsia Centre Research Director Dr Jeffrey Wilson.

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Australia’s Economic Diversification Imperative

13 Aug 2020 By Hugo Seymour

Australia’s imperative in needing to diversify its trade and investment relationships – as a matter of national priority and urgency - has been thrown into sharp relief in 2020.

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Opportunities for Vietnam in Australia's new supply chain

10 Aug 2020 By VnExpress

As Australia intensifies diversification of partners when global supply chains are mixed, opportunities may come to Vietnam.

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Perspective: Korea’s Place in the Future of Global Battery Value Chains

15 Jul 2020 By Dr Kyungjin Song

The Future Battery Industry Cooperative Research Centre and the Perth USAsia Centre launched their flagship study on the governance of the global battery industry on 8 July with a live online discussion. This article highlights the key points made by guest speaker Kyungjin Song on South Korea’s battery industry.

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Shining a light on global battery value chains

08 Jul 2020 By Hugo Seymour

Launching the flagship research publication of the new Future Battery Industries Cooperative Research Centre (FBI-CRC), the Perth USAsia Centre convened in partnership with the FBI-CRC an online public forum on the governance of global battery value chains.

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Indonesia-Australia agreement offers glimmer of hope amid trade wars

03 Jul 2020 By Kyle Springer, Tammy Wayne-Elliot

The game-changing Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA), a wide-ranging economic partnership agreement made with Indonesia, ratified by both governments before COVID-19 hit, and due to enter into force on 5 July.

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Indonesia and Australia in the COVID-19 New Normal

23 Jun 2020 By Kyle Springer

Australia’s Ambassador to Indonesia, Mr Gary Quinlan AO, joined the Perth USAsia Centre and key stakeholders for a private online discussion on key developments in Indonesia in the COVID-19 era.

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