Patron: Her Excellency The Right Honourable Dame Patsy Reddy, GNZM, QSO, Governor-General of New Zealand

Initial US-China Trade Agreement Announcement: Doubts Cast over Implementation and Positive Impacts 

By Dr Anita PerkinsThe US Government recently announced plans for a let-up in its trade war with China. On 11 October, President Trump announced ... Continue Reading >>

Business Engagement with Asia: The Importance of Trust and Relationships

By Dr Anita Perkins Aotearoa New Zealand is a nation increasingly dependent on trade relationships. As we move away from our more traditional ... Continue Reading >>

A period of uncomfortable disruption in growing New Zealand-China relations

By Dr Anita Perkins In recent months political commentary has reflected on an uncomfortable tension in the Sino-New Zealand relations. Some of ... Continue Reading >>

Japan leaves the International Whaling Commission

By Dr Anita Perkins Welcome to 2019! We look forward to another fruitful year of discussing geopolitics and social issues in the Asia-Pacific ... Continue Reading >>

Escalating Trade War Between China and the US 

By Dr Anita Perkins As the US moves closer to mid-term elections, to be held on 6 November, both domestic and international commentators are ... Continue Reading >>