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Indonesia is largely covered in the press in Australia these days – mainly about the three B’s – boats, beef and Bali.

Economist Tim Harcourt discusses the Indonesian-Australian economic partnership ahead of the arrival of Indonesian President Joko Widodo. 

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Australian policymakers should respect the economic independence of Pacific nations, says Tim Harcourt.  

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Wincing at the cost of those roses? At least you can take heart that Valentine's Day is good for the nation's bottom line, says UNSW Professor Tim Harcourt.

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The Prime Minister's trip to Indonesia is to secure a free trade agreement with a vastly under-rated economic partner, says UNSW Business School's Tim Harcourt.

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When you are punting on this year’s Melbourne Cup, spare a thought for Australian export businesses making big bets on international markets in the Asian region, writes Tim Harcourt.

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China has played an important role in Australia's economic development over the past three decades, writes Tim Harcourt.

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The visit of Japan’s Prime MInister Shinzo Abe to Australia heralds the chance of export success for many Australian companies, says UNSW economist Tim Harcourt.

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The emergence of the US as a significant LNG exporter will affect the Australian economy in two powerful ways, writes Geoffrey Garrett.

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Julia Gillard's yuan conversion offer and framework for bilateral relations with China puts Australia in the right place at the right time, writes Tim Harcourt.

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The Prime Minister's newly announced currency conversion deal with China is a good first step on the long march to seamless economic ties, writes Tim Harcourt.