October 19, 2015

Japan, one of the world’s trading giants, has seen remarkably slow growth in exports during the past two years, despite a 35% depreciation in the yen. For the IMF, there are compelling r...

August 26, 2015

India will import US$48 billion of dairy products by 2050, three times the US$15 billion projected for China and 55% of total global dairy import demand in 2050, according to a forecast...

August 2, 2015

Vietnam has emerged as one of Asia-Pacific’s hotspots for corporate investors. Ranked by the Financial Times as the top global location for greenfield investment, Vietnam attracted $7.4...

August 1, 2015

Negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) are ongoing and are expected to yield an outcome in August. The trade deal has been shrouded in secrecy but Jeffrey Bader and David D...

July 26, 2015

China's increasing global presence is no better illustrated than its steadily increasing amount of outbound investment, and Europe is seeing significant interest from Chinese investors:

 

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July 4, 2015

 

The Trans-Pacific Partnership, in various forms, has been under discussion since 2002, with an ever-increasing number of counterparts entering the movement. Intended to regulate trade a...

May 9, 2015

Asia’s export growth performance has slowed markedly since the Global Financial Crisis, cutting off a vital source of business for many of the region’s exporters and raising concerns abo...

April 20, 2015

We have previously blogged about China's consumption of soybeans as a 'virtual water trade' to address problems of water scarcity on the mainland. On the same theme, new research put tog...

April 19, 2015

Water scarcity is forcing China to look elsewhere for water resources. While importing piped water is a huge logistical challenge, growing virtual water imports through ‘virtual water tr...

April 7, 2015

Sarah Oliver at the Peterson Institute for International Economics shows the impact on dairy exports of New Zealand's 2008 free-trade agreement (FTA) with China and suggests that Austral...

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