Australia

Politics wrecked the car industry

Now the Australian Coalition Government must decide if it will protect the high-skill high-wage jobs in advance manufacturing that it generated, writes shadow Industry Minister Kim…


Speed dating to spice up trade talks

Two courtiers – the EU and UK – are competing for Australia’s and New Zealand’s hand in a new trade relationship, Geoff Kitney writes. It…






British trade ambitions in a Paradise Lost

Ignorance and naivety about the politics of trade are the biggest dangers facing the May government, Geoff Kitney writes. The challenge of delivering the centerpiece…




Climate change faces unsettled future

With the Trump presidency turning its back on the complexities of climate change, China flags it is ready to take the lead, Geoff Kitney writes …