The Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement (JAEPA) announced yesterday will add billions of dollars to Australia’s economic growth over the next 20 years.

Australian exporters remain optimistic about the future, despite a sluggish world economy and a stubbornly high dollar, a major industry survey has found.

Australia’s International Business Survey 2014 is the most significant snapshot of Australian exporters in over a decade, says Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew Robb.

The federal government is keen to enhance the trade and investment relationship between Australia and Russia, says Minister for Trade Andrew Robb.

The Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) scheme will receive a $50 million government injection to help small and medium sized businesses reach their export potential.

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

A Perth-based mid-career professional with a background in biomedical science and the pharmaceutical industry is the inaugural winner of the Beryl Wilson Austrade Scholarship for Women in International Business.

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.