Scaling the great wall of trade barriers
Australia’s trade relationship with China has been rocky over the past year. When trade tensions first emerged, we quantified which products we saw as most vulnerable to trade barriers in China, and the data over 2021 to date have largely borne out these findings. However, Australia’s overall export performance has weathered these disruptions reasonably well, with exporters on average able to pivot into alternate markets.
Sarah Hunter is the BIS Oxford Economics Chief Economist, and is responsible for delivering the company’s suite of subscription services. She has extensive experience presenting our regional and global outlook to clients, and previously led the team responsible for providing bespoke macroeconomic analysis to clients across the Asia Pacific region.
Sean Langcake | Principal Economist
Sean Langcake is a Principal Economist in the Economics team at BIS Oxford Economics. He is responsible for contributing to the Australian Macro Service, as well as contributing to macroeconomic-related consultancy projects. Before joining BIS Oxford Economics, Sean worked in a wide variety of roles at the Reserve Bank of Australia, largely focusing on forecasting and macroeconomic modelling.
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