News: Trade and Investment in Services Associates
Digital Trade Policy: Governance of Cross-Border Data Flows
Presented at the Institute by Bryan Mercurio, Simon F.S. Li Professor of Law from The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Data flows play a vital role in Hong Kong’s economy, especially as the city is seeking to become Asia’s Fintech hub
17 February 2020 - IIT staff and Ph.D. Students attended the seminar "Trade and Investment in Services: An urgent Agenda” presented by Hein Roelfsema, IIT's visiting Associate Professor for International Economics.
The Australia-European Union Free Trade Agreement: Boosting Australian Innovation and Services Exports.
21 February 2020, the Centre of Excellence and the Trade and Investment in Services Associates (TIISA) network co-hosted with the Australian Institute for International Affairs a Policy Round Table on The Australia-European Union Free Trade Agreement: Boosting Australian Innovation and Services Exports.
The Round Table centred on presentations by Jan Hutton, Deputy Chief Australian Negotiator in the FTA negotiations, and TIISA fellow Hein Roelfsema from the University of Utrecht (Netherlands) and a contribution by Cornelis Keijzer from the EU negotiating team. The lively Q&A were led by Jane Drake-Brockman (TIISA Coordinator) and Richard Pomfret (Centre of Excellence Director).
The event, held at the Science Exchange in Adelaide, attracted an audience of around seventy people.
Trade & Investment in Services Associates (TIISA) held its first annual conference at the World Trade Institute at the University of Bern in Switzerland on 20-21 September 2019. Researchers from six of the partner institutions presented papers around the theme Trade in Services by Mode of Supply. The conference also included papers from staff of the WTO, the OECD and the US Federal Reserve highlighting major new advances in data on services trade as well as services research from those institutions.