After a meeting with the Chinese Minster of Finance Lou Jiwei, Australia's Treasurer Joe Hockey indicated that, under the terms of the proposed free trade agreement (FTA) between the two countries, Australia will be exempted from China's new tariffs on imported coal.
A senior Australian trade commissioner has urged Tasmanian growers to take an immediate step towards exporting products to Japan.
The Australian Medical Association (AMA) wants assurances that a Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal will not push up medicine prices.
Arguments and counter-arguments between China and the US over the anti-dumping duties on solar photovoltaic modules continue as China aims to block an attempt by the US Department of Commerce to expand the scope of the duties.
United States Trade Representative Michael Froman announced today that the United States has won a major victory at the World Trade Organization (WTO) on behalf of U.S. farmers, including the U.S. poultry industry.