From iron ore to infrastructure, is there real reason to be concerned about state dependency on Chinese business?
The Coalition will use government procurement to drive greater Australian manufacturing. Only problem is it's given foreign firms access to government contracts and let them sue if we choose local.
When it comes to dealing with the Chinese government, there is a big difference between sensible caution and needless provocation. Australia must choose wisely.
As the US reels from the COVID-19 pandemic and Australia stares down an economic black hole, China is shoring up its gains in the disputed South China Sea.
Australia needs China more than China needs Australia, and playing with our trade flows will hurt us far more than it.
Decoupling from China is a wise idea, but it must be done in a way that protects Chinese-Australians and avoids immiserating us all.
Australia and Indonesia are closing in on a historic free trade deal. However the agreement still faces some stiff hurdles, both at home and abroad.
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