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John Menadue. The dubious trade deal with Korea

In earlier blogs – See July 6, 2014 ‘Turbocharging our trade or mainly hype’ – I drew attention to the exaggerated benefits of bilateral free trade agreements. We now have 7 of them with more under negotiation, including with China … Continue reading

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John Menadue. Free Trade Agreement with Japan – ‘turbo charging’ our trade or mainly hype?

Next Tuesday Prime Minister Abe will visit Australia. I expect the Free Trade Agreement with Japan or its new name the Economic Partnership Agreement with Japan will feature prominently.  I repost below what I said on March 29 about the … Continue reading

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