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Imminent conclusion of China-Australia FTA negotiations

In recent days, the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement negotiations have been reported to be near their conclusion. There has been a flurry of interviews here at IIT with our Executive Director, David Morfesi, about the pros and cons of a FTA with China and what it means for small businesses. Below are links to: 7:30 […]

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Australia China FTA Negotiations | Confucius Institute China Briefing

Executive Director, David Morfesi, will join an expert panel of speakers in discussing the progress of the Australia-China FTA negotiations at the first 2014 Confucius Institute China Briefing this Wednesday, 30th April 2014. This Briefing is particularly timely in light of the recently concluded trade deals with Japan and South Korea, Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s recent […]

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Trade deal on the agenda for Obama’s Asia tour | David Morfesi interviewed on The World

Executive Director, David Morfesi, was interviewed yesterday for a segment on the ABC News24’s The World program on Obama’s Tour of Asia and the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP). Discussed was the importance of sealing, and the sticking points of, the mega trade deal. Watch the video here.

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Good Turnout at Public Lecture by H.E. Mr Sem Fabrizi, EU Ambassador to Australia and New Zealand

Yesterday’s public lecture on EU-Australia relations by His Excellency Mr Sem Fabrizi was well received. His Excellency addressed the importance of the EU-Australia relationship which is based on shared values and common economic and strategic interests. He discussed the re-emergence of Asia, the changing geopolitics of the region and how the EU-Australia relationship is evolving, […]

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EU and Australia in the World: Creating Change, Driving Progress | Public Lecture

On 9 April, the Institute for International Trade with the Hawke Research Institute, will co-host a public lecture by His Excellency Mr Sem Fabrizi, EU Ambassador to Australia and New Zealand, titled EU and Australia in the World: Creating Change and Driving Progress.  The Ambassador will address the relationship between the EU & Australia. A relationship […]

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Australia can afford to look after those in need at home and give more overseas aid | Op-ed Piece

SHOULD Australia send aid overseas or spend it locally? The Institute for International Trade’s Senior Program Manager, Jim Redden recently wrote an Op-Ed piece for the Advertiser on overseas aid money and dispelling some of the myths that surround it. Click here to view the article.

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Binding Aid to Trade is a Winner | Op-Ed piece

An opinion piece by the Institute for International Trade’s Senior Program Manager, Jim Redden, was published in The Australian today on the role of Aid-for-Trade and how the private sector can assist low-income communities in developing countries to do business and trade their way out of poverty: Click here to view the article.

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PhD Seminar on ASEAN Economic Integration and Food Security Challenges in a Multilateral Trading System

The Institute for International Trade presents our inaugural HDR/CCSP seminar PRESENTATION ONE: “Trade Remedy: A stumbling block for ASEAN Economic Integration?” Speaker: Gracia Girsang, PhD Candidate PRESENTATION TWO: “How can the Global Food Security Challenges be Addressed in a Multilateral Trading System?” Speaker: Lakmini Mendis, PhD Candidate Date:                  […]

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Workshop for Indonesian Ministry of Trade Officials and Bogor Agricultural University (IPB) Students

The Institute this week (28-31 January) hosted a group of Indonesian Ministry of Trade officials currently undertaking postgraduate economic studies at Bogor Agricultural University (IPB). This group is part of a larger delegation of officials from IPB that are here in Adelaide The group spent 3 days in Adelaide attending workshop presentations on trade and […]

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Video: “U.S.-Australia: The Alliance in an Emerging Asia”

IIT Associate Expert and foundation Executive Director (2003-2011), Andrew Stoler, recently participated in a Center for Strategic and International Studies organised conference “U.S.-Australia: The Alliance in an Emerging Asia”. Andrew was part of the “Investment and Trade” panel session. Watch the session here.

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