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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.

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Understanding global trade

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

US-China trade

TSMC’s new US facility signals managed decoupling

With the US and China likely headed for a managed decoupling of their economies, TSMC’s Arizona plant could be a sign of things to come, as the US government entices and cajoles companies to produce more in the US.

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

This first ever Master of Global Trade develops next-generation global trade leaders.We created this graduate program in partnership with RMIT and employers to equip graduates with the exceptional strategic and 21st century management skills required to drive the sustainable transformation of global value chains. Find out how to become an Employer Partner or a Global Trade Leader scholar.

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.