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Trade, import and export

Austrade (Australian Trade Commission)

The Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) assists Australian businesses to expand their business outside Australia with information about export markets, grants and assistance and promotes and supports productive foreign investment and international education in Australia.

Australian Trade Commission

Australian Customs and Border Protection Service

Facilitates trade and the movement of people across the Australian border while protecting the community and maintaining appropriate compliance with Australian law; to efficiently collect customs revenue; and to administer specific industry assistance schemes and trade measures. It also has border protection responsibilities, including ensuring a coordinated response to maritime people smuggling.

Australian Customs and Border Protection Service

Australian suppliers directory

The Australian Suppliers Directory allows you to search for thousands of Australian companies, their products and services. You can either browse by selecting an industry category or simply enter a keyword into the search window.

Australian Trade Commission

Australian Technology Showcase

Identifies leading examples of Australian technology with potential to penetrate global markets and promotes them to potential customers, marketeers, licensees, investors and joint ventures around the world.

Department of Industry

Australian trade policy and news

Department of Foreign Affairs index page for Australian trade issues.

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Customs procedures for importing and exporting

Australian Customs and Border Protection Service main index page linking to Customs information on importing and exporting goods.

Australian Customs and Border Protection Service

Customs Watch

Customs Watch is Customs and Border Protection's national information collection program. Customs and Border Protection encourages industry and the Australian community to report suspicious behaviour to Customs Watch toll-free on 1800 06 1800, or by using the online form.

Australian Customs and Border Protection Service

Defence Export Control Office (DECO)

DECO is responsible for administering controls on the export of defence and dual-use goods, and the granting of authorisations to export, in the form of permits and licenses. Items subject to control are listed within the Defence and Strategic Goods List (DSGL). The dual-use categories include Chemicals, Toxins, Materials Processing, Electronics, Computers, Telecommunications and Information Security, Sensors and Lasers, Navigation and Avionics, Marine and Aerospace and Propulsion sectors.

Department of Defence

Financial Services Gateway

An online guide to the registration and licensing requirements investors may need to complete before operating a financial services business in Australia.

Australian Trade Commission

Track Record

Profiles Australian companies and people who have the knowledge, global experience and vision in creating major sporting events.

Australian Trade Commission

Trade Events

Tourism Australia coordinates and participates in a number of international trade shows and events each year to promote Australia as a premier travel destination. Search for upcoming trade shows and events or apply to exhibit at an upcoming trade show or event.

Tourism Australia

Trade statistical publications

This page provides links to the statistical publications of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. The page also links to the Department's market information service as well as their country/economy factsheets.

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Women in Global Business

A joint Australian, state and territory governments initiative through Austrade which connects women across Australia who are interested or involved in international trade and investment.

Australian Trade Commission

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