How Business Really Works: Breaking Down the Australian-US Economic Alliance with Chargé d’Affaires James Carouso

Published Monday, 22 May 2017

Joining our host Duff Watkins today is guest Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. James Carouso.

Mr. Carouso is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, class of Minister-Counselor. He arrived in Canberra in July 2016 as the Deputy Chief of Mission, and assumed the role of Chargé upon the departure of Ambassador John Berry in September 2016.

This is Mr. Carouso’s second tour in Australia. As an economic officer based in Canberra in the early 2000s he was a member of the negotiating team for the Australia-U.S. Free Trade Agreement (AUSFTA). Today, this agreement underpins the U.S.-Australia economic alliance, which is as strong and dynamic as ever.

On this podcast episode you will hear why Australia is getting so much attention from the U.S., why the U.S. is Australia’s most important economic partner and why the future looks bright for U.S. – Australia relations.

Tune in to hear more about the U.S. being Australia’s number one economic alliance and how it will remain that way for years to come!

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