THE POLITICS OF
The Cairns group
|• ||• In what sense is international trade a political matter?|
|• ||• Why did the GATT system falter in the 1970s?|
|• ||• In what ways was Australia disadvantaged by trade competition
between Europe and the USA in the 1980s?|
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)
|• ||• What has the Cairns Group achieved and what are the obstacles it faces?|
The move to bilateral free trade agreements
|• ||• What is 'open regionalism'?|
|• ||• Why has APEC proved less effective than Australia originally hoped?|
|• ||• Why did the Howard government lose faith in multilateralism as the
only route to free trade?|
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Book title: Australia in International Politics: An Introduction to Australian Foreign Policy.
Contributors: Stewart Firth - Author.
Publisher: Allen & Unwin.
Place of publication: Crows Nest, N.S.W..
Publication year: 2005.
Page number: 127.
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