ACRI Opinion

How we could become collateral damage in a US-China trade pact

December

By Bob Carr

Note: This article appeared in The Sydney Morning Herald, on April 19 2019. 

Australians with Chinese origins need to come together

December

By Bob Carr

Note: This article appeared in Pearls and Irritations, a public affairs blog on April 16 2019.

Australia could be the big loser in a US-China trade deal, not that Donald Trump seems to care

December

By Bob Carr

Note: This article appeared in the South China Morning Post on April 11 2018.

Real diplomacy could have avoided China's coal revenge

December

By Bob Carr

Note: This article appeared in The Australian Financial Review, on April 3 2019.

China's coal import 'ban'

December

By James Laurenceson

Note: This article appeared in the Australian Institute of International Affairs’ blog, Australian Outlook, on March 4 2019.

The recent story of Australian coal being 'banned' from China is a cautionary warning about the risks of making quick-fire judgements when dealing with complex Australia-China relations.

Softer talk, harder line: Australia’s China policy

December

By Elena Collinson

Note: This article appeared in the University of Nottingham's Asia Research Institute’s online magazine, Asia Dialogue, on February 28 2019.

Australia’s China Debate

December

By James Laurenceson

Note: This article appeared in the University of Nottingham's Asia Research Institute’s online magazine, Asia Dialogue, on February 26 2019.

What a Labor victory might mean for Australian foreign policy

December

By Elena Collinson

Note: This article appeared in the Council on Foreign Relations blog, Asia Unbound, on January 31 2019.

If China sneezes, there's no reason for Australia to get pneumonia

December

By James Laurenceson

Note: This article appeared in The Australian Financial Review on January 9 2019.

In 2018 China delivered the Australian economy what it has come to count on: another big boost in demand.

The latest data show annual Australian goods exports to China hitting $112 billion, up 10.3 percent on a year earlier. Services exports stand at $16.9 billion, jumping 17.2 percent.

Philippine foreign policy in an era of great power contestation

December

By Elena Collinson

Note: This article appeared in the Australian Institute for International Affairs’ blog Australian Outlook on December 27 2018.