Coface has held its 16th Country Risk Conference with the focus being on the current crisis in the Euro zone.

Global economic growth and world trade slowed in 2011, according to the Export Finance and Insurance Corporation (EFIC)'s latest report.

Australian toy company, Moose Enterprise has made global impacts with its new Trash Pack toy range. After it’s launch sold out in August, the company has sold over 10 million units worldwide, with 100 predicted for 2012.

Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Trade Minister Craig Emerson have hosted a press conference from the APEC summit in Honolulu to talk about the positive moves forward in the creation of a Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) among Asia Pacific nations.

A new report on trade and investment among APEC economies shows Australian exports outpacing imports within the Asia-Pacific region.

Eight developed countries have been removed from positive watch by Coface after the deterioration of the average strength of companies in Europe and the United States over the past year.