International trade

Report

15 Jan 2020
4

As the UK government attempts to negotiate a new partnership with the European Union (EU) it will have to rebuild its influence in Brussels. This report sets out how the UK can ensure it remains an influential voice in the EU once it no longer...

Report

19 Dec 2019
28

This report argues that the time has come for the United States and its allies and partners to form a coalition of like-minded states to compete with China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), in order to counter the geopolitical advantages Beijing is accruing.

Briefing paper

18 Dec 2019
27

Critical minerals are an essential component of the transition to a low-carbon and clean energy future. This paper argues that there is no single policy solution that can address this multifaceted issue, but there is scope for bipartisan progress on incremental steps.

Report

14 Dec 2019
24

Raoul Ruparel was special adviser on Europe to Prime Minister Theresa May between July 2018 and July 2019. This paper sets out his conclusions on the lessons learnt from the first round of Brexit negotiations, and his advice to the current prime minister as the...

Policy report

26 Nov 2019
16

The United States and the United Kingdom are the world’s leading exporters of digitally-delivered services, and much of their trade is with each other. This report offers a policy roadmap for a future digital trade agenda, tailored to two like-minded technology heavyweights who are massive...

Report

13 Nov 2019
39

This paper argues that China and Canada share many views and interests regarding global governance, in particular on the issues of sustainable development and reforming the existing global governance institutions. However, the differences in ideology, domestic politics and stage of development may constrain the depth...

Report

7 Nov 2019
125

This paper explores how China has strategised its monopoly on rare earth commodities and the impact of that action at the geopolitical level. It also examines how countries such as Australia and the U.S may navigate around that monopolisation, which will also have implications at...

Discussion paper

7 Nov 2019
23

Brexit has exposed international trade – normally a policy area delegated to experts – to party politics, media scrutiny and public opinion. This report identifies major divisions and areas of uncertainty in public attitudes to trade.

Report

1 Nov 2019
27

At a time of geopolitical uncertainty and with multilateralism under pressure, this conference brought together diverse actors to explore the evolving role of international law on critical security and economic issues in the Asia-Pacific.

Working paper

28 Oct 2019
6

An important economic paradox that frequently arises in the economic literature is that countries with abundant natural resources are poor in terms of real gross domestic product per capita. This paradox, known as the ‘resource curse’, is contrary to the conventional intuition that natural resources...

Report

15 Oct 2019
8

US and Indian national and strategic interests play out across a range of issues and areas of potential engagement. The anticipated resolution of their tariff war did not occur during the events of Howdy Modi week despite the leaders’ personal rapport.

Report

10 Oct 2019
103

This paper examines the governance problems in the monetary system and global trade and regulation. It then explores whether issues have arisen because the US has given up its dominant role, and if so, how these might be rectified.

Report

9 Oct 2019
53

Rare earths — a set of 17 metal elements — have a wide range of high technology applications. This report argues that any attempt by China to impose an export embargo on rare earths or downstream products would be the catalyst for the development of...

Report

9 Oct 2019
14

At this time of growing global economic uncertainty and mounting trade tensions, countries like Australia needed to stand up for the principle of free trade and shore up the foundations of the global trading system.

Report

3 Oct 2019
25

The Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA) is a major effort by both governments to increase trade and investment between the two countries. This report examines what IA-CEPA delivers on the traditional trade agenda for both countries in terms of tariff reductions, addressing non-tariff measures,...

Report

Mapping the landscape for Australian suppliers
1 Oct 2019
159

This report highlights the potential for Australia to become a major exporter of critical minerals products to meet growing industrial and technology needs.

Briefing paper

1 Oct 2019
9

This briefing firmly state fisheries subsidies negotiations must not undermine development in the Pacific, as the rights of countries to develop is central to any outcome of negotiations on fisheries subsidies at the World Trade Organization (WTO).

Journal article

25 Sep 2019
56

The growing number of pathways for market actors to exert undue infuence over national and international regulatory environments provided by free trade agreements has given many cause to be concerned. This article presents several avenues for public health scholars, advocates and practitioners to explore to...

Report

25 Sep 2019
8

This report suggests that meeting the financing demands of the Agenda 2030 requires rebuilding multilateralism around the idea of a Global Green New Deal, and pursuing a financial future very different from the recent past.

Report

20 Sep 2019
44

This paper explores a set of core trade-related issues affecting the food and land use system, and proposes constructive ways forward in reconfiguring the global trading system towards delivering a more sustainable and healthy diet for all.

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