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Advancing sustainable global trade

The Hinrich Foundation is a unique Asia-based philanthropic organization that works to advance mutually beneficial and sustainable global trade through research and educational programs.

About the foundation

Understanding global trade

Original research, strategic insights and quick analysis that offer a better understanding of key global trade trends and issues.

Sustainable trade

China's "dual circulation" will bring more sustainable trade

China’s dual circulation strategy will bring more sustainable trade despite short term turbulence. The world is not turning its back on trade or globalization, but it is being driven towards a more nuanced approach with a more realistic balance than the previous ‘more is better’ mindset.

Education programs

Master’s degree scholarships and short courses for trade business professionals, media and policymakers that provide the practical knowledge and tools to advance sustainable global trade.


RMIT University Master of Global Trade

We are offering 25 scholarships to professionals working across global value chains for the October Master of Global Trade.This unique program equips graduates with the exceptional strategic and 21st century management skills required to drive sustainable trade growth.Find out how to secure your Global Trade Leader scholarship or become an Employer Partner to advance your talent development.

Resources, support, and recognition for journalists

Objective analysis of trade trends and issues, short-courses, Masters in International Journalism Studies (MAIJS) scholarships and an award for distinguished reporting on trade.

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In the news

Media come to us for fresh thinking and deep analysis into the issues impacting global trade outcomes. Read our recent experts’ commentaries. Drawn from a wide range of disciplines and sectors, our experts offer valuable views and opinions on achieving sustainable global trade.