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Australia's 'insurance' against a US-China trade war

Australia's 'insurance' against a US-China trade war

Australia's FTAs should help local exporters if US and China fail to avoid trade war

  • by Shane Wright

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The one China export the world doesn't want
Opinion
Trade wars

The one China export the world doesn't want

It's long been said that when America sneezes, the rest of the world catches a cold. Well, we might soon find out just how sick China can make everyone else.

  • by Matt O'Brien
Damage will be widespread if Beijing trade talks fail
Opinion
USA

Damage will be widespread if Beijing trade talks fail

It's not just China and the US that have a lot at stake over the next two days in Beijing.

  • by Stephen Bartholomeusz
After years of tortured negotiations, TPP comes into force at midnight
Simon Birmingham

After years of tortured negotiations, TPP comes into force at midnight

The member nations of the the TPP-11 have a combined GDP of $13.7 trillion and the agreement will eliminate 98 per cent of tariffs in the new trade zone. 

  • by Fergus Hunter
To be bold or play it safe? Labor's national conference sets the stage for the election
Analysis
Bill Shorten

To be bold or play it safe? Labor's national conference sets the stage for the election

In 2015, Bill Shorten needed to look like a sustainable Labor leader. In 2018, he needs to look like a Prime Minister.

  • by Michael Koziol
No one knows what Trump and Xi agreed over dinner and it's causing chaos
Trade

No one knows what Trump and Xi agreed over dinner and it's causing chaos

US markets plummeted overnight as it became apparent the deal struck by Trump and Xi over dinner in Buenos Aires isn't quite what Trump said it was.

  • by Stephen Bartholomeusz
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'Scorned lover': Wall Street plunges as stocks hit by trade concerns
Bonds

'Scorned lover': Wall Street plunges as stocks hit by trade concerns

US stocks plunged, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbling more than 600 points, as a litany of concerns wiped out the rally in risk assets.

  • by Sarah Ponczek, Vildana Hajric & Luke Kawa
China buys time for little cost as Trump claims 'incredible' victory
Opinion
Donald Trump

China buys time for little cost as Trump claims 'incredible' victory

Saturday’s agreement defers rather than resolves the key sources of trade friction between the US and China.

  • by Stephen Bartholomeusz
Global markets to rally on Trump-Xi meeting at G20 Summit
Donald Trump

Global markets to rally on Trump-Xi meeting at G20 Summit

The positive meeting between US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping is set to be the catalyst for a December rally in Australian shares.

  • by William McInnes
Young to Yangzte: Region's cherry growers turning to Chinese buyers
Canberra

Young to Yangzte: Region's cherry growers turning to Chinese buyers

Thanks to relaxed trade regulations, Young cherry growers could have their produce in China three days after they've picked it off the tree.

  • by Finbar O'Mallon
Australia will be 'friend and partner' to US: Morrison
Trade

Australia will be 'friend and partner' to US: Morrison

The PM has urged China and the United States to avert a costly trade war.

  • by David Crowe