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The G20 and the challenges confronting the global trading system

The Japanese desire not to antagonize the Trump Administration means there is little prospect of concerted G20 action this year. IIT partnered with RIETI (based in Tokyo), and ANU’s Research School for Asia and the Pacific to host a Think 20 Trade taskforce dialogue on the G20’s trade agenda. 

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3rd Adelaide PhD Summer Institute in International Trade

The Institute for International Trade hosts the 3rd Adelaide PhD Summer Institute in International Trade. Adelaide was the centre of PhD student research in international trade in Australasia on March 20 and 21, as twelve aspiring PhD students and Adelaide scholars in international trade met to discuss their research.

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Official Opening of the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence in International Trade & Global Affairs

Guest speaker Senator the Honourable Simon Birmingham, Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment and Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate, gave an address on Australia’s relations with the EU and current trade policy challenges.

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Policy brief

Australian Export Exposure to Foreign Trade Distortions: Evidence from the Global Trade Alert

Simon Evenett 
Given Australia’s significant economic integration into the world trading system, foreign protectionism poses a genuine threat to Australian living standards. While the current US administration’s trade policy has put the spotlight on protectionism, in fact over the past decade there has been sustained resort to trade distortions by many governments.

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Jean Monnet

Funded under the EU Erasmus Plus Program, the Jean Monnet program funds teaching and research on EU policies and fosters dialogue between academics, decision-makers and civil society actors around the world. 

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