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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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Mack Williams. Abbot’s visit to Korea not all about trade!

As Tony Abbott’s first time to South Korea (ROK) as Prime Minister this visit carries much more importance than the mercantilist hype in which it  has been cloaked. It will certainly will be seen through a much larger prism by … Continue reading

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