Chinese Premier Li Keqiang says his government as a priority will pursue free trade agreements with key developed economies, including Australia.

China will account for close to half of the global increase in food demand by 2050, presenting opportunities for Australian agricultural exports.

Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew Robb will lead a delegation of up 600 business people to China from April 8-11.

China’s love affair with luxury goods augers well for the Australian wool industry.

Livestock exports to Bahrain will resume following an agreement on health protocols for the export of Australian sheep.

Our clients often ask us: “What do I need to know about doing business in the Middle East? I’d like to get started but I don’t know where to begin”.

In 2012, China became the world’s largest consumer of luxury goods, overtaking Japan and the US.

Representatives of the Dubai Government owned Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), the world’s largest economic free zone, will visit Australia and New Zealand next month to discuss trade opportunities.

The opening of a Monash University and Southeast University Joint Graduate School and Joint Research Institute in Suzhou China late last year is a further sign that education is one of Australia’s great strengths.

EC Harris’ 2013 International Construction Costs Report has named Hong Kong as the most expensive city in the world to build in.