Report boosts hopes that the economy is recovering from last year's recession.
South32 instantly became Australia's third-largest miner by market value, behind BHP and Rio Tinto.
A group of luxury goods makers allege trademark violations by the Chinese e-retailer.
Canada is reviving its domestic shipbuilding industry, but is facing huge delays and cost overruns. Americas,Asia-Pacific,Canada,shipbuilding,South Korea,Michael Lerner
The Reserve Bank of Australia has cut its key interest rate by 25 basis points to an all-time low of 2%.
The country will not pay $104 million as ordered by an international tribunal to a Canadian firm.Asia-Pacific,Jim Doak,Khan Resources,Mining,Mongolia,Oyu Tolgoi,Rio Tinto,Michael Lerner
Chinese vessels have been fishing illegally off West Africa and South Korea, and other troubles loom.Asia-Pacific,Antarctica,China,Fishing,South Korea,Vietnam,West Africa,Michael Lerner
As the U.S. cattle herd slowly moves away from its recent record-low, Australian exports surge.Asia-Pacific,U.S.,Australia,beef,Cattle,Mexico,Scotland,United States,Michael Lerner
China finds receptive partners in Moscow and Minsk for deeper strategic ties.Asia-Pacific,Europe,Alexander Lukashenko,Belarus,China,Eurasian Economic Union,potash,Russia,Silk Road,Vladimir Putin,Xi Jinping,Michael Lerner
Most of Australia's wine industry is struggling, and China's has a long way to go in quality.Asia-Pacific,Europe,Australia,China,France,wine,Michael Lerner
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