The Buy Queensland strategy has questionable economic logic and also explicitly contravenes a number of Australia's international trade obligations.
Global travelers are being increasingly asked if they want to pay for local purchases in terms of their home country currency. Here's why you should resist the strong temptation to do so.
The UK was a founding member of EFTA in 1960 and only left to join the EU.
European countries are competing against Brussels and each other for China's affections. And that is undermining the EU.
Politicians in Europe, the US and the UK have blamed steel industry woes on artificially cheap imports.
The latest figures on the world wine market confirm that the industry is undergoing considerable change, with European countries finding their positions and strategies challenged by the new world..
The Chinese government has now clearly signalled its intention to assume a more prominent global leadership role through the Belt and Road Initiative.
The latest figures on the world wine market confirm that the industry is undergoing considerable change, with European countries finding their positions and strategies challenged by the US and China.
A fundamental insight into the distributive effects of free trade from almost 90 years ago.
Next the negotiations begin, and Britain has two years to negotiate a trade deal with the EU if it wants to avoid the WTO cliff edge.
Import bans in Africa are a poor substitute for the creation of incentives that enable
local producers to compete favourably.
As the UK sets up post-Brexit trade deals with Commonwealth countries, it should be mindful of history.
US accusations of German currency manipulation do not appear to be motivated by economics.
Negotiating trade deals is a tremendous task and requires clarity for each and every economic sector involved. Unfortunately, the White Paper offers little detail on this.
Xi Jinping is the first Chinese leader to attend the World Economic Forum and used his speech to denounce protectionism. But China's trade liberalisation has stalled recently.
President-elect Donald Trump has offered the UK a quick post-Brexit trade deal but he'll face some legal hurdles to make it happen.
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.
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.
Donald Trump looks like he's gearing up for a trade war with China that has been years in the making.
A more muscular foreign policy in our region would carry risks, but it might also show Australia and its neighbours that the US has its interests at heart.