May 17, 2021
Australia-China Trade Tensions Persist With Cancelled Agreements and Sharp Statements
By Joshua Mcdonald
Canberra and Beijing pass the one-year mark of increased tensions over COVID-19 origins and the subsequent trade war.
April 01, 2021
Australia-China Relations: The Great Debate
By Jane Golley
All sides can agree that the relationship is at a historic low. But the causes – and possible solutions – are far more contentious.
March 26, 2021
The Common (and Overlooked) Underpinnings of Australia’s Economy
By Conor McLaughlin
Much of the discussion about diversification is centered on two overarching premises: China and trade. What does that approach miss?
March 03, 2021
In One Australian State, Trade With China Is Still Booming
By James Chater
Australia’s minerals trade has been divided almost clean in half by the country's trade spat with China.
February 11, 2021
China-Australia Slump Continues to Deepen
By Eleanor Albert
The formal arrest of an Australian citizen by Chinese authorities continues the downward trend in bilateral relations.
January 05, 2021
Australia’s WTO Complaint: What’s the Point?
By Jikon Lai
With the complaint against China, Australia has a chance at a moral victory a few years from now -- and that's the best case scenario.
December 31, 2020
Is Vietnam a Promising Economic Partner for Australia?
By Grant Wyeth
A market the size of China’s is almost impossible to replace, but Australia can look elsewhere in Asia for a promising emerging economy.
December 16, 2020
Australia-China Economic and Trade Relations Are Heading for a Hard Reset
By Chan Kung and He Jun
Amid worsening geopolitical tensions, the economic relationship will never be the same again. What will the new normal look like?
November 20, 2020
Continued Deterioration in Australia-China Relations Fuels Talk of Olympic Boycott
By Philip Citowicki
China's economic coercion against Australia is lending fuel to calls for a boycott of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics.
November 04, 2020
China-Australia Relations Continue Their Downward Spiral
By Eleanor Albert
China is ramping up economic pressure on Australia as overall ties continue to sour.
June 19, 2020
China’s Tariffs on Australian Barley: Coercion, Protectionism, or Both?
By Scott Waldron
The Chinese anti-dumping tariffs on Australian barley have been widely interpreted as revenge for Australia’s call for a COVID-19 investigation. But there are other factors at play.
May 22, 2020
Can Australia Flatten the Curve of Its Economic Dependence on China?
By Lai-Ha Chan
While Australia has successfully flattened the coronavirus curve, can it flatten the curve of its economic dependence on China too?