APEC Study Centre

Griffith represents Australia at the APEC Study Centre Consortium Conference in Papua New Guinea

According to its mission statement, APEC is the premier Asia-Pacific economic forum, whose primary goal is to support sustainable economic growth and prosperity in the… Read More

Why Trump’s tariffs will have little impact on Australia and a trade war is unlikely

US President Donald Trump has levied a 25% tariff on steel and a 10% tariff on aluminiumimported from all countries except Canada and Mexico. Trump had … Read More

APEC leaders’ meeting exposes policy fault line

With differing views on trade, multilateralism and the future of APEC itself, the latest APEC leaders’ meeting presented much more to think about than the… Read More

Liberalising foreign investment to bolster economic growth in APEC

The Asian Competitiveness Institute at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore, recently organised a session on economic growth in… Read More

Griffith Represents Australia at the APEC Study Centre Consortium Conference in Vietnam

Griffith Asia Institute’s APEC Study Centre represented Australia at the 12-13 May APEC Study Centre Consortium Conference (ASCCC17) held in Hanoi, Vietnam, this year’s APEC… Read More

Prioritising foreign investment in APEC

Greatly expanded international trade within the Asia-Pacific over recent decades has fuelled regional and world economic growth. APEC members account for over forty per cent… Read More

Vietnam’s exchange rate policy

This year Vietnam is the host APEC country, convening a series of official meetings that will culminate in the APEC leaders’ forum in November. Vietnam’s… Read More

G20 Engagement and the foreign office

The G20 began as a forum for Finance Ministers and Bank Governors in 1999, but with the addition of the Leaders’ Summits in 2008, the… Read More

Should Australia be more open to foreign investment?

On Thursday 3 November the APEC Study Centre (ASC) at Griffith co-hosted with Morgans Financial Ltd a downtown symposium on “Should Australia Be More Open… Read More

Blocking trade paths hurts economies and makes everyone a loser

Anti-globalisation sentiment has found political voice in many developed economies since the global financial crisis, most loudly in the US, where not one major contender… Read More