Restricting trade to control the pandemic damages livelihoods, especially those of the urban poor. The control of future pandemics must strike a balance between health and economic activity.
Australia's increasingly fractious relationship with China has taken another blow after the 'Quad' meeting in Tokyo.
Poor and inconsistent pricing data makes it hard to assess agricultural markets.
It might simply be because of all of Australia's anti-dumping actions against China, or it might be an attempt to make Australia more malleable.
Africa has opportunities to integrate further and bring its economies into the global economy.
Huawei is unlikely to supply 5G technology to any of the English-speaking democracies. Britain had been its last big hope.
An economist puzzles over why fireworks have been going off nightly across the country for so many weeks in a row.
Although there will be some economic harm, it may be time to retreat from free trade with China and focus on our national security concerns.
Tumbling global trade with China proves no country or sector is an island.
We will trade, but take more account of our interests than before, and we will trust government more.
Australia has far more anti-dumping measures in place against China than any other country, and it is not likely to give them up.
Scott Morrison has made a diplomatic blunder in leading the push for an inquiry into the origins of coronavirus. There is much at stake, and he now needs to find a diplomatic way out.
Canada’s free-trade obsession has made us overly reliant on global supply chains. That's a huge unforced error given that 19 years ago, 9/11 showed us just how quickly border policy can change.
Talks about creating a trans-Tasman bubble have focused on kick-starting short-term economic activity through tourism. But Australia and NZ could also increase manufacturing and trade integration.
Through archaeological studies of architecture, excavated trade goods, and ecofacts we can trace globalisation back thousands of years.
The coronavirus is accelerating the deglobalization process. Here's why that's happening and what it means for the post-pandemic future.
Beijing is touting its role in the world and praising its autocratic governmental system and its huge countrywide surveillance network. Hawks in Washington aren't impressed.
Increases in unemployment result in a decrease in apprentice numbers, as well as employers taking on fewer new apprentices. Australia can't lose the workforce we might need for our recovery efforts.
Despite the delays caused by the coronavirus, China has the capability to at least comply with promises in the phase one trade deal with the US.
Ejiao, a traditional Chinese medicine, is what's driving demand for donkey skins the most. It consists of gelatin that is extracted from boiled donkey hides.