Most Western trade agreements – past and present – appear to be in doubt amid an anti-globalization backlash.
President Obama still believes there's hope to pass the 12-nation TPP deal before he leaves office, but the chances seem very slim.
The major presidential candidates each gave an economic address this week. Get behind the problems they identified and the promises they made with this roundup of key coverage from our archive.
The Australian government is using anti-dumping laws are a tool for protecting industries which aren't competitive, at a cost to consumers.
Some policies split the traditional supporters of the Coalition, while others will put the government at odds with key Senate cross benchers.
First clue: inequality.
Much of the increased co-operation between Australia and Indonesia must begin by strengthening supply and value chains and investment ties between the two countries.
Trump's claims about free trade and the Trans-Pacific Partnership generally don't hold water.
The controversial trade agreement between the EU and United States could well fall apart, only for the UK to pick up its pieces.
Europe at the moment is divided into two stark responses to the EU – exit or remain. A third, better option would be to stay, but challenge and change it from within.
Leading progressives including Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders have been very vocal in opposing the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Here's why they should get on board.
We've been examining the ins and outs of TPP and the rise of the anti-trade right for months. Here's a roundup of some of our coverage.
It has taken years to get CETA in place, and it still doesn't work as intended.
In 1872, free traders split with the young Republican Party, ran a third-party candidate against Ulysses S. Grant and sparked 100 years of GOP protectionism. Is history repeating itself?
To create a resilient domestic economy, certain features of the “old” economy may still be required in China.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership is one of President Obama's biggest accomplishments of his second term. Can it survive the anti-trade tide in the race to replace him?
A President Trump or Sanders would be likely to pursue protectionist trade policies such as higher tariffs. History suggests such policies could lead to a trade war, with painful consequences.
Southeast Asia's biggest economy is eyeing to join the US-led Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal, already signed by a dozen countries, including Australia.
The leading Republican candidate may seem out of step with his party's platform when he lambasts free trade, but in fact the GOP has promoted protectionism for most of its history.
Countries in the Trans-Pacific Partnership signed the deal earlier this month, but changes can still be made to improve the mechanism that allows investors to sue states.