Economics

Over-emphasising some things, underplaying others: ASIO’s threat assessment is underpinned by confusing logic

December

By Greg Austin

Note: This article appeared in The Conversation on March 4 2024.

Measuring China's military rise and implications for Australia

December

Australia’s 2023 Defence Strategic Review stated that the People’s Republic of China’s (PRC) military build-up 'is now the largest and most ambitious of any country since the end of the Second World War'. Australian Defence Chief Angus Campbell observed that this expansion was occurring was occurring 'across all of the operating or warfighting domains of land, air, sea space and cyber.' Central to Australian concerns, as expressed by Australian Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Richard Marles, is that 'this build-up is happening without an explanation of its strategic purpose.


Event Information
Date
December
Time
1:05 AM
Venue

The tale of 2 economies: Navigating the growth paradox in China

December

By Marina Zhang

Note: This article appeared in The Diplomat on February 17 2024.

Take it up a notch

December

By James Laurenceson

Note: This article appeared in China Daily on January 19 2024.

Since the Anthony Albanese-led Labor government came to power in May 2022, Australia's bilateral relationship with China has been on a positive trajectory.

The obstacles that now face Chinese FDI in Australia are only partly Australia-made

December

By Marina Zhang and Hans Hendrischke

Note: This article appeared in the East Asia Forum on January 13 2024.

Toward a secure and resilient energy supply chain

December

Global value chains (GVCs) are facing the greatest challenges from significant geopolitical changes. Combined with the COVID-19 pandemic shock, the energy transition and the increasing uncertainties, global value chains are at risk and need to be rebuilt to strengthen resilience.

Understanding China's role in developing Australia’s critical minerals sector

December

CRITICAL FACTS, CRITICAL MINERALS AND CHINA: WHAT AUSTRALIANS NEED TO KNOW

The geopolitics of Argentina’s lithium trade

December

By Marina Zhang

Note: This article appeared in The Interpreter on December 6 2023.

Australia, Indonesia aim to challenge China’s dominance in EVs and batteries

December

By Marina Zhang

Note: This article appeared in The Diplomat on December 2 2023.

China shifts to electric overdrive as Mitsubishi takes the off-ramp

December

By Marina Zhang

Note: This article appeared in the East Asia Forum on November 29 2023.