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An insightful perspective on the trade warsProfessor Tu Xinquan of the University of International Business Economics recently presented an insightful perspective on the trade wars from China’s standpoint. He began by reviewing the Trump Administration’s recent trade actions, particularly its use of import tariffs targeting all trading partners and China in particular, noting that it is difficult to understand the motivations behind […]Tue, 4 Sep 2018
Three Digital KingdomsHenry Gao from Singapore Management University visited IIT from 13-15 August and gave a presentation on “Three Digital Kingdoms” – the EU, US and China – to shed light on Data Regulation in Trade Agreements for our seminar series on current issues in international trade. Professor Gao’s current work on digital trade, CPTPP, and the […]Fri, 24 Aug 2018
The Institute for International Trade hosts His Excellency Dr Ajay Gondane, India’s High Commissioner to AustraliaOn the evening of Monday 16 July, 2018 the Institute for International Trade hosted His Excellency Dr Ajay Gondane, India’s High Commissioner to Australia, for an exclusive presentation and discussion. Dr Gondane joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1985. He worked in various capacities in the Indian Embassies and Consulates including in Damascus, Baghdad, Vienna, […]Tue, 17 Jul 2018
CITES holds first workshop on the legal acquisition of wildlife in 43 yearsGeneva, 20 June 2018 – Over 80 participants representing 31 Parties, 6 Intergovernmental Organizations and more than 10 non-governmental organizations and academic institutions from Africa, Asia, Europe, Oceania and the Americas met in Brussels from 13 to 15 June to help design guidelines for the making of legal acquisition findings. These findings, which are […]Fri, 13 Jul 2018
Trade wars won’t fix globalization. Here’s whyThe Trump Administration’s announcement in February of new steel and aluminium tariffs on national security grounds, including on imports from allies like the EU, have set the stage for escalating trade tensions. The EU recently imposed retaliatory tariffs on products ranging from bourbon whiskey to motorcycles. The US President hit back with a tweet threatening […]Wed, 11 Jul 2018