Intellectual Property protection in the food and beverages industry in China

In 2011, China surpassed the US as the world’s largest consumer market for the food and beverage (F&B) industry. Chinese demand for imported food and beverage products has since continued to rise, with around 60% of Chinese consumers preferring foreign brands. This increased demand serves as an...

Australia encourages its SMEs to export thanks to the Export Hubs programme

Last year, Australia redesigned its industrial policy and established six so-called Growth Centres, which correspond to the national areas of smart specialisation. The thematic areas of the growth centres are the following: Advanced Manufacturing, Cyber Security, Food and Agribusiness, Medical...

One year on: EU-Canada trade agreement delivers positive results

Friday 21 September 2018 will mark the first anniversary of the provisional entry into force of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the EU and Canada. Early signs show that the agreement is already starting to deliver for EU exporters. Commissioner for Trade Cecilia...