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

Australia’s goods and services exports to China exceeded $100 billion for the first time in 2013.

The Federal Government this week released details of the free trade agreement it will sign with South Korea.

Australia and Malaysia have recently negotiated a new Free Trade Agreement, which is expected to come into force in 2013 after ratification by both countries.

A new stopping destination for cargo transport has been set up for Maersk Line.

BLOG: Australia has now signed on to six Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) and the Australian Institute of Export is encouraging small-to-medium exporters to have their say.

Does your business use FTAs? Take a short survey for the AIEx.

India has launched negotiations for a free trade agreement with Australia days before Federal Trade Minister Craig Emerson is due to meet his Indian counterpart Anand Sharma in Canberra.

Prime Minister Julia Gillard has announced a new trade policy for Australia, which will demand significant economic reform. Provisions include the abandonment of "low-quality" bilateral trade deals in favour of comprehensive multilateral free trade agreements.

One of China’s most important leaders, Jia Qinglin has used his recent visit to Australia to stress China’s commitment to reach a free trade agreement between the two nations. But he says the challenges facing China as it moves to modernise are significant.