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The rise in the Asian middle class presents enormous opportunities to exporters globally.

Australian billionaire businessman Anthony Pratt says Australia’s agricultural sector is set to fill the export gap caused by plummeting mineral commodity prices.

It is vital for Australia’s agricultural industry to recognise future global agriculture trends, says Senator Richard Colbeck.

When GP Graders was named the 2014 Australian Exporter of the Year its founder Geoff Payne almost fell off his chair

Australian businesses are being urged to explore potential new export opportunities with Japan, as the Free Trade Agreement with Australia’s second-largest trading partner begins today.

A trade mission comprising about 450 Australian business leaders is currently in India to explore new export opportunities.

Australia’s agriculture, food, fisheries and forestry sectors are the big winners following the ratification of the Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement (KAFTA).

The value of Australia’s horticultural produce is forecast to increase by 4.5 per cent to $9.5 billion this financial year.

Russia has banned imports from a broad range of western countries in retaliation to trade sanctions imposed as a result of the Ukraine crisis.

Australia will consider banning uranium exports to Russia as part of a new stage of sanctions against the country.