Analysis shows there's less competition and more cross over in trade between Australia and the EU, making a trade deal more appealing.
The decision to give former Eskom CEO, Brian Molefe, a seat in the country's parliament comes with the potential to cause great economic pain for South Africa.
Can Canada manage to keep up trade while also meeting US expectations for a safe border?
A former ambassador to Mexico explains how Trump's rhetoric is sparking a backlash that could endanger U.S. economic and national security.
US accusations of German currency manipulation do not appear to be motivated by economics.
Investors have given Donald Trump the thumbs up, so far, but trader sentiment can't be guaranteed.
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.
Trade under Trump will mean more bilateral agreements, hard bargaining and ultimatums, a sharp departure from Obama's multilateral, win-win approach.
Trump's 'America first' rhetoric implies that the internationalism and ‘enlightened self-interest’ that built the postwar order was a big mistake. The evidence and basic economics disagree.
It's all smiles as two leaders meet for the first time, but it'll take more than warm words to navigate the choppy waters ahead.
Much of the debate around trade deals misses some of the fundamentals of what they actually are and involve.
Policymakers need to think outside the narrow confines of what has been regarded as “America first" policy postures that have dictated Australia’s foreign policy choices.
The arbitrary treatment of comapnies like Philip Morris is unsettling and does not engender confidence – two basic ingredients required in trade and investment.
Australia shouldn't wade into the post-Brexit politics by supporting an idea to form a trading bloc based on the Commonwealth.
The TPP can't go ahead in any form, so its time the Australian government lets it go.
Trump formally pulled out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership and signaled his intention to begin renegotiating NAFTA. Here's some context.
Since the 1990s productivity has been slowing in Australia and elsewhere. We aren't really sure why this is, but here are a couple of theories that could explain it.
Theresa May will find that having a seat at the table is not the same as being on the wrong side of it.
It seems in the current global turbulence multilateral trade deals are dead, long live bilateral agreements.
Africa needs to learn from the experiences of others who have negotiated free trade pacts. In particular it needs to ensure its process is inclusive and does not pander to a few special interests.