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The Topology of E-commerce Governance

Trade in Services

Nicholas Frank, Associate Lecturer in the School of Politics and International Relations, Australian National University.
Global e-commerce is governed by a dense web of preferential trade agreements (PTAs). While the literature on e-commerce governance is growing, our knowledge of the landscape of the e-commerce governance system remains limited.

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Trade Skills and Knowledge in the Private Sector

Trade Skills and Knowledge in the Private Sector

Tuesday 14 September, 2021. The Institute for International Trade (IIT) in partnership with the Global Trade Professionals Alliance (GTPA), Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and Ernst & Young LLP, held an interactive webinar with leading experts for an interactive discussion on emerging trade capacity gaps for businesses.

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5th China Forum on Standardization of Trade in Services

Trade in Services

The 5hth China Forum on Standardization of Trade in Services was held in Beijing, China.
The Forum, themed "standardization promoting innovative development of trade in services', hosted by CCPIT and organized by CCPIT Commercial Sub-Council. More than 200 representatives from relevant government departments, business associations, research institutes and enterprises attended the forum.
Industry Professor Jane Drake-Brockman was invited to present.

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Australia - China Trade Relations

China Au

Wednesday 1 September, 2021. The Institute for International Trade (IIT) in partnership with the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), together with leading experts, held an interactive webinar on the Australia-China Trade Relations. Over 80 participants joined this critical discussion, watch the webinar now! 

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China: the Elephant in the Room at Australia’s Africa Week

China

Dr Lauren A. Johnston is Visiting Senior Lecturer, Adelaide University Institute of International Trade and Founding Director, New South Economics
This week the capital of Australia’s Indian Ocean-facing state Western Australia, Perth, hosts Africa Week. Africa Week is an annual event drawing together policy makers, business communities, academics and the citizenry on all things Africa-Australia related.

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TIISA 2021 conference: Trade and the digital transformation of services

The Jean Monnet TIISA NETWORK invites submissions for the 2021 Conference. In line with the Network’s interdisciplinary character, this includes papers in the fields of law, political science, business & economics.

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APEC Capacity Building Webinar - Services Domestic Regulation

Services Innovation

Tuesday 17 August, 2021. APEC (Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation)  Capacity Building Webinar: hosted by USTR. "Translating APEC’s Non-Binding Principles for Domestic Regulation for the Services Sector into Practice - A Focus on Domestic Regulations in Trade Agreements"  TIISA Network Director Prof Jane Drake-Brockman moderated and presented in this highly informative and critical topic. 

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Geostrategic Tensions Manifesting as Trade Conflict: Policy Recommendations for rebuilding Australia-China relations

China Au

Co Authors: Mike Adams, former Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) economist, Ron Wickes, former Director of the Trade Analysis Section of DFAT and Nicolas Brown, former head of DFAT’s branch responsible for analysis and strategic advice on trade.
China-Australia diplomatic relations are at their lowest point in decades, reflected in trade relations that have become increasingly strained by Beijing’s coercive tactics. Acknowledging that there is little chance of getting back to the positive relationship that Australia and China enjoyed just four or five years ago, this brief argues for a pragmatic diplomatic approach where trade can support a revival of mutually beneficial and broad-based trade and investment relations with China. This need not be at the cost of security and broader strategic interests and could in fact enhance them, irrespective of cultural, political and historical differences.

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India’s reform momentum will define its economic future

India

Natasha Jha Bhaskar is General Manager of Newland Global Group
Thirty years after India’s 1991 economic reforms which ushered a new era of liberalisation, privatisation and globalisation, the road ahead for a New India will be determined by reforms that deliver equitable growth, meets the aspirations of a young population, and strengthen global economic integration.

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India's Economic Reforms and Implications for Australia

India - AU

Wednesday 28 July, 2021
The Institute for International Trade (IIT) in partnership with the Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS), National University of Singapore, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), and The Australian Industry Group (Ai Group®), hosted an interactive webinar on India’s economic reforms and implications for Australia.

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