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Building more resilient global value chains

Shipping Yard

Ken Ash, Independent Consultant, IIT Visiting Fellow, and former OECD Director of Trade and Agriculture.
The COVID-19 pandemic emerged in a world characterized by high trade tensions and considerable inertia across the multilateral trading system. A number of countries were moving towards plurilateral, regional and bilateral trade arrangements, and some governments were already beginning to explore ways in which they might more actively shape domestic economic activity.

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What is the G20's role in reforming industrial subsidies?

G20

The Institute for International Trade partnered with the Trade and Investment Research Network to deliver an informative webinar with our distinguished panel for a substantive discussion on the G20's role in reforming industrial subsidies. ‘What is the G20's role in reforming industrial subsidies?’ was the central question assessed by a panel of distinguished trade experts during this recent webinar.

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Post-Covid 19: Back to the past or the start of a greener future?

Climate Change

Mike Humphrey Senior Trade Advisor at the Institute for International Trade at the University of Adelaide. 
As is the case with most governments world-wide, the Australian government’s concern regarding the recovery from the economic impacts of the COVID-19 crisis has been how to reboot the domestic economy and international trade as rapidly as possible.

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TIISA 2020 Annual Conference

TIISA 2020 Conference

Co-hosted with University of International Business and Economics' China Institute for WTO Studies and the University of Adelaide's Institute for International Trade (IIT), TIISA hosted the 2020 Annual Conference & PhD Workshop. Working together, IIT and UIBE provided an accessible way for the Jean Monnet Network on Trade and Investment in Services Associates to come together as a research network to conduct an online annual conference format. Hybrid face to face and online options were made available. To view all webinars and presentations, click on read more.

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TIISA 2020 PhD Workshop: Trade & Investment in Services

2020 PhD Workshop.4

Leading services experts from across the globe, along with Post Graduate students worldwide came together in TIISA's 2020 first online PhD Workshop. Discussions and presentations in relation to the impact of "servicification". Day 1, Post Graduate students from Central University of Finance and Economics, China, Australian National University, The University of Adelaide took part . Day two saw the launch of "Online Teaching Masterclasses" lead by Professor Jane Drake-Brockman. To view all presentations click  'read more'.

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In Conversation with Europe - EU Diplomats visit Adelaide

Jean Monnet Chair, Richard Pomfret - panel discussion

On 21-23 October a group of twenty-two EU ambassadors and heads of mission came to Adelaide.  They visited various businesses in the state and met Premier Steven Marshall to discuss how to further expand European connections with South Australia. On the evening of Thursday 22 October, The Centre of Excellence
co-sponsored a public panel discussion in the University of Adelaide’s Elder Hall which was followed by a dinner at the National Wine Centre.

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TIISA Young Scholars Award - Winners Announcement

TIISA is pleased to announce the prize winners of our recent Young Scholar Awards. 

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Geneva Trade Week

Innovation in a digital age

29 September, 2020 The Jean Monnet Network - Trade & Investment in Services Associates (TIISA) presented Session 9 in the Digital Trade stream. Competition & Innovation in the Digital Age: Pro-Innovation Domestic & International Governance. Presentations highlighted critical issues on how policymakers and regulators can encourage both competition and innovation by facilitating trade in digitalised services and free flow of data.

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Interactive Webinar - Prospects for Commonwealth Trade in a Post-COVID Landscape

Commonwealth Flags

24 September 2020, The Institute for International Trade held an interactive webinar with the Commonwealth Secretariat in London on the prospects, opportunities and challenges for Commonwealth trade in the global trading landscape. The webinar highlighted the main findings from two forthcoming studies by the Commonwealth Secretariat on (1) the Commonwealth’s trade in a post-COVID landscape; and (2) the implications of the slowing Indian economy for Commonwealth trade.

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Report Launch & Policy Discussion on the Indian Ocean Rim Association

Trade exports

(AECT) IIT launched its latest report, Building Trade Integration Dynamics in the Indian Ocean Rim Association: A Technical Analysis, and engaged in an interactive discussion with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) on the evolution of trade, investment and regional integration amongst IORA member states since 1997, and the strategic opportunities to enhance trade across the region in a post-COVID-19 world.

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