When he meets the US president this week, the prime minister will talk about the North Korean nuclear threat, the rise of China, and the rebranded Trans-Pacific Partnership.
New modelling shows that Australia’s distance from Europe and the United States hurts our exports, but this will change as Asia develops.
Merkel’s popularity at home and on the global stage continues to grow as she runs for a fourth term as chancellor.
NAFTA renegotiations may see provisions from the Trans-Pacific Partnership revive like zombies. We must remember their failures - on income inequality, labour and environmental protection.
Expectations are high that China will take the reins of global leadership at Davos, but don't expect Xi Jinping to upset the apple cart.
A new US seafood import rule requires supplier countries to control accidental bycatch of whales, seals and other marine mammals – showing that global trade and conservation can reinforce each other.
China's new freight train line to London is part of an increasing web of trade routes designed to boost the country's influence abroad.
A deal intended to help southern African countries develop could instead turn them into an EU dumping ground for cheap goods.
Debate over trade and immigration have caused rifts within parties this year. An international relations expert explains how these global issues will continue to challenge our two-party system.
A new move away from petrol power could drive the global economy further than ever before.
Trump's claims about free trade and the Trans-Pacific Partnership generally don't hold water.
The corporate world must embrace human rights as a fundamental business priority.