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Trade

03 Mar 2021

US-China relationship in need of reparation

Alan Mitchell | Columnist, bluenotes

The US-China trade tensions formed under the previous administration have not just suddenly disappeared under Biden.

01 Mar 2021

Aus agri cautiously optimistic for 2021

Mark Bennett | Head of Aus Agribusiness, ANZ

Australia’s agricultural sector emerged from 2020 relatively unscathed and is looking to build on that confidence in the new year.

12 Jan 2021

Plant variety key to agri future

Helen Macpherson & Alanna Rennie | Partner & Lawyer, Baker McKenzie

As the global population continues to accelerate, a focus on food supply security and plant breeding is vital to stay on top of demand.

01 Dec 2020

Trade negotiations: which region has the best poker face?

Alan Mitchell | Columnist, bluenotes

A number of factors make Asia’s newest trading bloc different to those of the past. But China continues to hold the best hand.

17 Nov 2020

RCEP: signalling global trade

Khoon Goh | Head of Asia Research, ANZ

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement has finally been signed. Almost a decade after it was first conceived.

18 Sep 2020

LONGREAD: sustainable development the ASEAN way

Merriden Varrall | Director Australia Geopolitics Hub, KPMG

Are the principles and structures of the ASEAN Way holding the region back from making steps towards sustainable development?

14 Sep 2020

Trafficking a crisis

Kim Downs & Michelle Cantwell | Fraud and ABAC Lead & Senior Intelligence Analyst, Financial Crime Threat Management, ANZ

The origin of COVID-19 has shone a spotlight on the need for economies to crack down harder on illegal wildlife trade.

08 Sep 2020

Trading the US vote

Alan Mitchell | Columnist, bluenotes

Australia must watch developments in the US election closely to determine what impact the outcome has on trade.

31 Aug 2020

COVID or not, Asia remains a growth opportunity

Isaac Rankin | Managing Director - Commercial, ANZ

Australians companies which lean into their relationships in Asia will have a stronger chance of rebounding after the COVID-19 crisis.

29 Jun 2020

Australia’s manufacturing future is not its past

Roy Green | Emeritus Professor, University of Technology Sydney

If the past is another country, the future of Australia’s economy after COVID-19 will be a different universe.

16 Jun 2020

Diversification: trade mission impossible?

Khalil Hegarty | Director, ITS Global

Global supply chains and trade are under the spotlight as economies deal with the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic.

23 Apr 2020

Oil industry: negative prices a reality check

Daniel Hynes & Soni Kumari | Senior Commodities Analyst & Commodities Strategist, ANZ

If the oil industry wasn’t taking the level of demand destruction seriously, it certainly will now after crude oil futures went negative.