Trade Winds RSS Feeds 19 May 2017 Tags Divya Skene Trade Winds This week’s readings include a list of the US administration’s trade policy actions, and a summary of the World Economic Forum’s inaugural ASEAN Summit held in Cambodia this month. Peterson Institute highlights the United States administration’s key trade policy actions. Phnom Penh Post brings together highlights and links from the World Economic Forum’s “ASEAN 50 Summit". Editors of East Asia Forum on the opportunity presented by China’s Belt and Road Initiative. Lowy Institute summarises the latest foreign investment data, and highlights the government’s focus on ASEAN in its economic diplomacy brief. ABARE’s latest farm financial performance reports for the lamb, grain, beef and dairy industries. Leading Asian institutions form an international education alliance. (ICEF Monitor) Currently more than two-thirds of international Chinese travellers are under 35 years of age, making this demographic important to Australia’s regional tourism operators. Blue Notes on enticing Chinese millennials to visit the bush. Business Advantage predicts a better outlook for Papua New Guinea, ADB signs its first trade finance deal in the country. ANZ Blue Notes on technology adoption, using examples of artificial intelligence and mobile wallets. Project Syndicate says new models of product financing are a better way to get from research to development.