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Latest Trump tariff announcement turns trade war scenarios into worrying reality

Yesterday saw the long-awaited announcement by the US government of a Ce further $200bn of tariffs on imported goods from China. This instantly quadrupled the amount of tariffs previously implemented.  

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Trump tax cuts pose serious questions for Australian economy

KPMG Economics’ global macroeconomic modelling suggests Australian GDP will be permanently reduced by 0.3 percent in the medium term as a direct consequence of the U.S. tax reforms. This equates to A$5bn and 25,000 jobs lost.

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Climate change is real and no announcement will bring it to a sudden and permanent halt

Do not make the mistake of thinking that any one presidential decision will bring global climate action to a sudden and permanent halt. It will not. It is too late for that. The world is still moving towards a zero net carbon future and we all need to be ready for that.

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You’re fired! @realDonaldTrump: social media and the #2016election

“Many people would like to see @Nigel_Farage represent Great Britain as their Ambassador to the United States. He would do a great job!” So tweets US President elect Donald Trump…

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Has the US election thrown a spanner in the climate works?

The morning after the US election, the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) held a briefing at COP22 to discuss how the result might affect both US climate policy and the…

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Trump and tax: what are his policies and will it make for a volatile future?

The election of Donald Trump to United States (US) President raises four main taxation questions for the US Are they likely to be legislated? What will they mean for the…

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