Institute for International Trade

We bring together leading academics, experienced trade practitioners and negotiators to address key challenges faced by businesses and governments seeking to expand trade and investment opportunities across the globe.

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

Guest speaker Senator the Honourable Simon Birmingham MP, 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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Transatlantic relations and the international trading system

Steve Woolcock, London School of Economics
Today there are more doubts that transatlantic cooperation is in the mutual interest of the US and EU than at any time since the creation of the GATT.  First, the US Administration is pursuing a purely value-claiming (“I win you lose”) trade strategy vis–a– vis the EU (and other countries) when the norm has been value creating or “win-win”.

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Where is global trade and investment horizon governance headed? A tour d'horizon

Professor Peter Draper, Institute for International Trade
Since the US created the post-World War Two liberal international order and is still the pre-eminent global power notwithstanding the growing Chinese challenge, it is uniquely placed to determine the trade and investment system’s fortunes. 

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Events

21

Mar

Africa Trade Policy in Interesting Times

The African international and continental trading environment is currently experiencing a period of rapid change characterised by positive developments such as the on-going African Continental Free Trade Area (AfFTA).

20

Mar

Adelaide PhD Summer Institute in International Trade

The University of Adelaide’s Institute for International Trade (IIT) will be hosting the 3rd PhD Summer Institute in International Trade and we invite you to join us for this event.

18

Mar

Brexit - What it means for Australia

Our expert panel will shed light on the latest Brexit developments. They will look at the political and economic developments in both London and Brussels, along with what all of this means for Australia and a possible Australia/UK trade deal.

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Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence

Funded under the EU Erasmus Plus Program, the Jean Monnet Centre for Excellence in Trade and Global Affairs develop and deliver research projects, outreach and curricular activities integrating knowledge on the EU.

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