Asia Trade Summit

Free trade was under fire before the Brexit vote and the 2016 American presidential election. Non-tariff barriers were already on the rise in the years following the global financial crisis and contributed to growth in global trade flows falling behind that of global GDP growth for only the second time in more than two decades.... Continue Reading →


The Economist Events: Asia Trade Summit Negotiating the future of trade

Trade is at the heart of the geopolitical tensions between America and China, an issue that is dominating international headlines. In the meantime, technology is disrupting trade like never before, making processes more efficient and inclusive. And many regional and bilateral trade agreements are advancing. The Asia Trade Summit will address these topics, and more,... Continue Reading →

Is Japan running out of husbands? Is China running out of wives? Is India-Australia trade more than the 3 c’s: cricket, curry and call centres?

If you’d like the answer to these questions and inside tips on how to do business globally tune in to The Airport Economist TV series on Your Money 95 Free to Air Foxtel Channel 601 and Qantas and LATAM Airlines or at: or tune into the brand new Airport Economist podcast at Podcast One:... Continue Reading →

Skills development in the digital economy and practical solutions to empower African businesses to expand globally

This week the GTPA was delighted to partner with the EIF Initiative and DHL on a session focussed on building skills for the digital economy through education, interaction & advocacy as part of Africa Ecommerce Week in Nairobi, Kenya. This interactive session with representatives from across Africa, with voices from the private sector, government and... Continue Reading →

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