APEC Study Centre

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

There is much for Australia to admire about neighbour Singapore

Just as England was known as “the land without music” in Europe early last century, so Australia is on track to being known as the… Read More

After the mining boom, China continues to give Australian living standards a boost

During the mining boom there was never any doubt that China was raising Australian living standards. That consensus started to change in 2011 when the… Read More