Speeches | 28 February 2008

Distinguished Speaker Series - The Hon. Simon Crean MP presentation

On 28 February, the Lowy Institute hosted a speech by The Hon. Simon Crean MP, Minister for Trade. On the occasion this year of the sixtieth anniversary of the founding of the GATT/WTO system, the Minister reviewed Australia's role in the multilateral trade regime and emphasised the critical importance of successfully concluding the Doha Round. He also used the occasion to outline the new Government's approach to trade policy in his presentation, 'Australia and the multilateral trade system: seizing the opportunities'. His speech can be read at http://www.trademinister.gov.au/speeches/2008/080228_lowy.html.His presentation is available here:Australia and the multilateral trade system - MP3 (20MB)Simon Crean

  • Simon Crean

On 28 February, the Lowy Institute hosted a speech by The Hon. Simon Crean MP, Minister for Trade. On the occasion this year of the sixtieth anniversary of the founding of the GATT/WTO system, the Minister reviewed Australia's role in the multilateral trade regime and emphasised the critical importance of successfully concluding the Doha Round. He also used the occasion to outline the new Government's approach to trade policy in his presentation, 'Australia and the multilateral trade system: seizing the opportunities'. His speech can be read at http://www.trademinister.gov.au/speeches/2008/080228_lowy.html.His presentation is available here:Australia and the multilateral trade system - MP3 (20MB)Simon Crean

  • Simon Crean