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Milton Churche and Michael Mugliston, visiting fellows at the Institute for International Trade at the University of Adelaide in South Australia
Vietnam serves as ASEAN Chair in 2020, granting authority to shape the group’s priorities for the year ahead. Building on Vietnam’s recent successes in trade negotiations the country can use its Chair to enhance ASEAN’s role supporting a rules-based international trading order.
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.
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.
Official Opening of the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence in International Trade & Global Affairs and Book Launch
The Institute for International Trade invites you to join special guest Senator The Honourable Simon Birmingham, Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment and Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate for the official opening of the newly established Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence in International Trade and Global Affairs.