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Greg Earl
Writer, editor and consultant

About Greg Earl

Greg Earl is ex-Japan Correspondent & Pacific Editor, AFR and Former Member of the Australia Japan Foundation board.

articles by Greg Earl

14 Oct 2019

Regional trade: more than two giants

Greg Earl | Writer, editor and consultant

Although the spotlight is firmly fixed on the US and China, other players are starting to receive attention in global trade.

05 Dec 2018

South east Asia’s infinite capacity for surprise

Greg Earl | Writer, editor and consultant

It's not just China. South east Asia’s growth is becoming impossible to ignore and it’s happening at Australia’s front door.

13 Mar 2018

LONGREAD: good vibes and a fresh focus at ASEAN

Greg Earl | Writer, editor and consultant

Australia is looking to shed its quarry or farm-based image at ASEAN as it prepares for a very different future.

08 Sep 2017

From backroads to Beijing in regional Australia

Greg Earl | Writer, editor and consultant

Regional governments across the country are creating their own tailor-made connections in Asia.

01 May 2017

Australia’s changing investment orientation

Greg Earl | Writer, editor and consultant

Australian investors had a little-appreciated coming-out party just over a year ago when they decided for the first time to put more of their money into South East Asia than New Zealand.

16 Mar 2017

Thailand’s new economy: poised for take-off but is the runway ready?

Greg Earl | Writer, editor and consultant

The sign at the entrance to Thailand’s U-Tapao airport declares grandly (and perhaps even more hopefully): One Airport, Two Missions.

13 Sep 2016

Indonesia’s underrated economic lynchpin

Greg Earl | Writer, editor and consultant

How many people could name the closest large metropolis to Australia? Singapore, Wellington, perhaps even Port Moresby might come to mind.

15 Aug 2016

China, Australia urged to deepen ties

Greg Earl | Writer, editor and consultant

Australia and China have been urged to embark on a friendship agreement modelled on Australia’s 40-year-old treaty with Japan in a major broadening and deepening of the economic and political relationship.

25 Jul 2016

Growing challenges in ASEAN

Greg Earl | Writer, editor and consultant

When the countries of Southeast Asia finally fronted up to their long-promised move towards a limited form of common market at the beginning of 2016 the main challenges seemed to be internal.