Australia’s role as a major regional player will be demonstrated at the G-20 summit, says World Trade Organization director-general ROBERTO AZEVEDO. As head of the world’s only international body dealing with rules of trade between nations, Roberto Azevedo plays a key role in the development of links in the Asia-Pacific region. At the end of […]
Women make a much greater contribution to the economy than many think. As mammals, they make milk. In Australia, women’s annual production of human milk has been valued at $4 billion. In the latest edition of ANU Reporter, DR JULIE SMITH takes a look at the mounting case to include human milk production in Gross […]
As the global population continues to rise, the challenges of giving people access to healthy and nutritious food grow by the day. Food security is an essential part of the future of the human population. To meet demand, food production will need to double by 2050. ANU PhD candidate JOHN RIVERS, Research Fellow DR NORMAN […]
The latest leak over the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) highlights ongoing tensions between the 12 nations trying to negotiate the trade pact, says Australian National University trade law expert Dr Matthew Rimmer.
After lingering around the US93 cents mark for several months, the Aussie dollar recently depreciated by approximately US5 cents, while other domestic and international economic data continues to be mixed. This fall should help stimulate and rebalance the domestic economy, but to what extent is uncertain.