All talk, no action? The G20 turns out to be a surprisingly productive international exercise.
The 'thin green line' of resistance against any new infrastructure for shipping oil, gas and coal abroad has won many battles. But it faces a new source of pressure: the Trump administration.
Indonesia is more important to Australia than many Australians realise.
Lowy Institute’s Jonathan Pryke on APEC 2018.
Pryke told The Conversation "the desire for a convergence of China into the international liberal order seems like a bit of a fantasy now.”
Controlling immigration was the most important concern for Brexit voters and May's deal does that.
Sri Lanka has become the cautionary tale when it comes to Belt and Road investment with China. Can Nepal avoid a similar fate?
The fundamental point is that those were desperate days for the Coalition and so are these. "McMahon was in survival mode," says author Patrick Mullins. The same could be said of Morrison.
Canada needs to diversify its trade beyond the United States and increase links to rapidly growing emerging market economies, particularly in Asia, despite the "anti-China" clause in the USMCA.
Millions of American flags come from China. Yet despite being symbols of patriotism, they're not among the products subject to new tariffs imposed by the Trump administration.
Marise Payne this week became the first Australian foreign minister to visit China in three years – another indication that the frost in the relationship is thawing.
While a divided Congress will likely mean gridlock, there are two economic policies likely to see significant change: trade and infrastructure.
The USMCA, if ratified, will fundamentally alter North America’s political and economic structures, increasing American dominance over its neighbours.
Canada's ongoing Port Modernization Review should lead to greater clarity of port purpose, less political control through board appointments and better reporting standards.
Brexit has not happened yet but the uncertainty unleashed by the vote to leave the EU is already taking its toll.
The USMCA, while imperfect, is overall a positive development for Canada. It has a number of structural elements that may very well leave us stronger when negotiating trade pacts in the future.
Trump claimed that 'we would be punishing ourselves' by using US arms sales to Saudi Arabia as a bargaining chip over the disappearance of Khashoggi. A look at the arms trade shows why he's wrong.
The death of the rules-based world order that supports the global economy and free trade has been greatly exaggerated.
A missing Saudi journalist has put Trump's 'America First' rhetoric to the test.
Labor says it will wave through the 11-nation Trans Pacific Partnership deal, then amend it in government. That won't be easy.
Americans seem to believe trade deficits are a bad thing, partly because of arguments suggesting they mean the US is 'losing.' An economist explains why that's rubbish.