The Japanese Parliament has given the green light to a free trade agreement with Australia, paving the way for the trade pact to take effect early next year.

Australia has seen a small rise in its wine exports in the year ended September 2014, highlighted by a 6 percent growth in average value of bottled wine.

Australia’s trade with East Asia grew to $366.7 billion in 2013 – up 7.6 per cent on the previous year, according to new industry data.

Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) open up significant opportunities for Australian businesses and investors to expand globally.

Four of the world’s biggest container transportation and shipping companies plan to launch a new joint service connecting Northeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand in early November.

Despite global economic uncertainties Australia’s exports are increasing, according to the latest industry data.

The rising cost of wages in China has prompted many Australian companies to look for cheaper options when it comes to manufacturing.

Australian exporters have been slow to take advantage of the business benefits of Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), according to new research.

Australian exporters have launched a marketing campaign to promote Pink Lady apples in Asia.

The resources boom may be over, but Australia now has three other sectors ready to take up the slack.