Australia should try be the first to negotiate a bilateral trade deal with the UK after Brexit.
It seems in the current global turbulence multilateral trade deals are dead, long live bilateral agreements.
Countries looking to make new deals may be apprehensive about encountering political hostility akin to that garnered by the TPP.
A stalled Trans-Pacific Partnership opens the way for China, which was excluded from the agreement, to assume leadership in regional economic integration efforts in the Asia-Pacific.
President-elect Donald Trump’s avowed opposition to the Trans Pacific Partnership will work in China’s favour.
If Beijing can bring its neighbours to accept its regional leadership, China would have successfully achieved a dramatic reduction of US influence.
Australia is keen to gain greater market access to Asia’s food, wine and dairy markets.
Australia should look to India rather than the US Congress to secure its next regional trade win.
Republican nominee Donald Trump isn’t in favour of the TPP.
If the United States doesn't ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership, China will be more likely to succeed with its own trade agreement.
Australia’s approach to trade policy is more thoughtful and calculating than it is given credit for by sections of the media, academia and the public who object to current negotiations.
Ten years on from the Australia-US Free Trade Agreement, Australia is entering another round of negotiations towards the new and controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership. This is the first article in the…