Economics

Quantification of fresh water consumption and scarcity footprints of hydrogen from water electrolysis: A methodology framework

December

Australia aims to be a major global player in the hydrogen market by 2030. Hydrogen exports – particularly to East Asian economies such as China – are expected to substitute coal and natural gas exports, thereby sustaining the Australian economy. Using a comprehensive new methodology, the authors estimate the respective life-cycle water consumption of three hydrogen production technologies – grid electricity, solar and wind powered  – as well as the distribution of water consumption across Australia, China and the rest of the world.

What the oil crash means for Australian exports

December

By Xunpeng Shi

Note: This article appeared in the Asia & the Pacific Policy Society’s blog, Policy Forum, on March 16 2020.

Coronavirus may accelerate gas market transition in East Asia

December

By Xunpeng Shi

Note: This article appeared in East Asia Forum on March 3 2020.

What coronavirus could mean for Australia’s trade with China

December

By Xunpeng Shi

This article appeared in the Asia & the Pacific Policy Society’s blog, Policy Forum, on February 20 2020.

Australia's commercial reality jars with the Indo-Pacific narrative

December

By James Laurenceson

Note: This article appeared in East Asia Forum online on January 5 2020, and republished in The Australian Financial Review on January 6 2020. 

Cross-border neural networks: Australia-China collaboration in artificial intelligence research

December

Key findings

A Chinese company just bought some of our biggest milk brands. Should we be worried?

December

By James Laurenceson and Elena Collinson

Note: This article appeared in Network 10’s 10 daily on November 28 2019.

China’s buying the farm again.

Or so some headlines and talk-back radio hosts reckon.

Australia's agriculture, forestry and fisheries exports to the PRC

December

A report published in May 2019 by the Australia-China Relations Institute at the University of Technology Sydney established that Australia’s economic exposure to the People’s Republic of China (PRC) is large and growing, even when exports of minerals and fuels are excluded.

Roundtable: Views from Australia and China on regional trade and investment

December

The Australia-China Relations Institute at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS:ACRI) on October 31 2019 hosted a delegation from the PRC’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) for a roundtable discussion on regional trade cooperation, US-PRC trade tensions and PRC economic reform.

Participants exchanged views on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) and the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), the US-PRC trade dispute and the PRC’s economic policy.


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US-China tensions: how vulnerable is the Australian economy? - in conversation with John Edwards

December

Friction between the US and the People’s Republic of China (PRC) across multiple domains, particularly trade and technology, continues to grow unabated. Market barriers, state subsidies, currency manipulation, forced technology transfers and intellectual property theft are just a few points of contention in a lengthy list of disputes between the two countries.


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December
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