APEC Study Centre

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

The G20 Australian Presidency and Summit Planning?

National leaders regularly attend summits. The Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation annual APEC Economic Leaders’ meeting will bring heads-of-government to Lima Peru in November 2016. The… Read More

China’s slowdown and its implications for the Australian economy

On Thursday 9 June the APEC Study Centre convened a panel discussion event, hosted and jointly organized by Morgans, in the Brisbane CBD on the… Read More

Prioritising increased foreign investment in APEC

Across the APEC region, goods and services markets have become significantly more integrated over recent decades, as manifested in higher volumes of exports and imports… Read More

APEC Study Centre represents Australia at consortium conference in Peru

Peru is the host country for APEC deliberations this year, culminating in the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting in late November. As part of these deliberations,… Read More