Economics

Perspectives | Implications of the new wave of nationalism in the People’s Republic of China for Australian companies

December

Perspectives is UTS:ACRI's commentary series, featuring a piece on a topical subject in the Australia-China relationship from an invited expert contributor. 

By Maggie Ying Jiang

Perspectives | How much protection does the World Trade Organization provide for Australian barley and wine?

December

Perspectives is UTS:ACRI's commentary series, featuring a piece on a topical subject in the Australia-China relationship from an invited expert contributor. 

By Weihuan Zhou

Australia’s China supply chain ‘vulnerability’ – much ado about nothing?

December

By James Laurenceson

Note: This article appeared in Asia & the Pacific Policy Society’s blog, Policy Forum, on May 19 2021.

COVID-19 and the future of Australian coal

December

By Xunpeng Shi

Note: This article appeared in Asia & the Pacific Policy Society’s blog, Policy Forum, on April 28 2021.

The Chinese economy: crisis, control, recovery, refocus

December

This book chapter recaps and unpacks a year of crisis, control, recovery and refocus in the People’s Republic of China’s (PRC) economy, drawing implications for the global economy and Australia.

Will the Five Eyes stare down China’s economic coercion?

December

By James Laurenceson

Note: This article appeared in the Lowy Institute’s blog, The Interpreter, on April 15 2021. 

Australia-PRC trade and investment developments: a timeline

December

Note: This factsheet is a live document which will be updated as and when notable developments in trade and investment occur. It was last updated on July 5 2021.

The PRC’s use of border blocks on food and beverage imports: quantifying Australia’s position

December

By Thomas Pantle

Key takeaways

- Blocking imports at the border for alleged Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) reasons and Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) are potentially attractive tools for economic coercion because they are notoriously difficult to litigate. Food and beverage products are particularly vulnerable.

No quick fix from Biden for Australia’s China trade woes

December

By James Laurenceson

Note: This article appeared in the East Asia Forum on February 16 2021.

China enters 2021 a stronger, more influential power — and Australia may feel the squeeze even more

December

By James Laurenceson

Note: This article appeared in The Conversation on January 4 2021.