Vietnam is Australia's fourth-largest grain trading partner overall and any change to the glyphosate restrictions on imports could have a big impact on Australia growers.
Beijing promises the European Union it will no longer force foreign companies to share sensitive know-how when operating in China, and says it is ready to discuss new global trading rules on industrial subsidies.
Chinese investment in Australia drops by more than 36 per cent in 2018, to its second lowest level since the global financial crisis of 2008.
You might not have noticed it but February was an economic boom time as consumers opened their wallets and the trade surplus hit a new record.
The potential for a native rice industry in Australia's north has been talked about for years, but now there is a serious push to start trials and create an industry.
New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern wraps up a brief official visit to Beijing, where she met with Chinese President Xi Jinping to shore up bilateral ties amid friction over tech giant Huawei.
Britain's exit from the European Union remains deadlocked after the UK Parliament failed to agree on any alternative to Prime Minister Theresa May's divorce deal.
What is expected to be the world's largest lithium refinery has reached a major milestone, with construction starting on the $1 billion project south of Perth.
Iron ore prices are tipped to stay much higher than budget forecasts, potentially handing the Federal Government a multi-billion-dollar windfall this financial year and next.
Chinese President Xi Jinping is wrapping up his first trip to Europe this year after enlisting Italy to its Belt and Road Initiative and signing multi-billion-dollar deals with France.