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Lecturer releases two books on the nations relations with Asian trading partners
Wednesday, 10 August 2011
The book consists of a range of works from Australian and Singaporean authors on diplomatic, strategic, commercial, aviation, cultural and social relations, and education and work experiences. It also includes a significant postscript on the proposed ASX-SGX merger that was rejected by Treasurer Wayne Swan earlier in 2011.
Australia-Singapore Relations: Successful Bilateral Relations in a Historical and Contemporary Context was published by ‘Select Books’ Singapore and the Faculty of Business and Law through a Strategic Research Funding Grant.
A second book is due to be launched in August entitled: Chinese Investment in Australia: Unique Insights from the Mining Industry. Co-authored with former ECU academic, Xueli Huang, the book examines the growing complexity of the Australia-China commercial relationship, primarily in the mineral sector, and examines corporate decision making at both the micro and macro level, as well as the political-economy ramification for Australia in the development of such a relationship.
Collectively the works provide important insights into Australia’s commercial, social and cultural relations with vital Asian trading partners.
Lecturer from the Faculty of Business and Law, Dr Ian Austin has recently released a book entitled: Australia-Singapore Relations: Successful Bilateral Relations in a Historical and Contemporary Context.