Australia-Indonesia relations thriving, but economic ties lag behind

07 Feb 2020 By Kyle Springer

The visit of Indonesia’s President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo to Australia this week bodes well for relations with Indonesia. Indeed, relations have improved significantly since a low period in the earlier part of this decade marked by diplomatic rows over issues ranging from political gaffes to phone tapping.

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Has Japan Become the Kingmaker for Trade Deals in the Indo-Pacific?

30 Jan 2020 By Jeffrey Wilson

The future of RCEP depends on how the Japanese government will approach India’s withdrawal.

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India’s star continues to rise

29 Oct 2019 By Professor Stephen Smith

Board member Stephen Smith reflects on his recent visit to India as part of a Perth USAsia Centre delegation with CEO Gordon Flake and former Australian High Commissioner to India Peter Varghese.

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A Conversation with Steve Clarke of Cell Media Australia

23 Oct 2019 By Tammy Wayne-Elliot

In the lead up to the WA-ASEAN Trade and Investment Dialogue, hosted by JTSI and convened by the Perth USAsia Centre, Tammy Wayne-Elliot asked Steve Clark of Cell Media how the business broke the South East Asian market, and advice for other businesses looking to do the same.

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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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Australia's Role in Indonesian Infrastructure Projects

29 Oct 2018 By Winona Wroe

Indonesia’s growing importance in the Indo-Pacific region means that now more than ever Australia must expand the ways in which it engages with its closest Asian neighbour. One of the ways that Australia can improve their engagement is to increase efforts to close the huge infrastructure gap in Indonesia.

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AKBC WA Conference: Maturing the Korea-Australia Investment Relationship

23 Aug 2018 By Reginald Ramos

The inaugural Korea-Western Australia Business Forum was hosted at the Westin Hotel in Perth, in collaboration with the Perth USAsia Centre. Dr Jeffrey Wilson, Head of Research, delivered a keynote speech on "Maturing the Korea-Australia Investment Relationship".

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Gordon's Newsletter: July 2018 (Part 2)

26 Jul 2018 By Gordon Flake

In the second part of July's newsletter, Gordon reflects on this past month and also launches the "Economics in the Indo-Pacific" Series with two key publications focused on the CPTPP and the Australia-Korea investment relationship respectively.

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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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