The Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) is the Australian Government’s trade, investment and education promotion agency. Our job is to advance Australia's international trade and investment interests by providing information, advice and services.
Doing Business with Australia
A gateway to information and services about Australia for foreign business people.
See here for more information on Australia’s trade and investment.
OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises
The Australian Government encourages Australian enterprises operating overseas and multinational enterprises operating in Australia to observe the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises. The Guidelines provide voluntary principles and standards for responsible business conduct in a variety of areas, including:
employment and industrial relations;
combating bribery, bribe solicitation and extortion;
science and technology;
The Australian National Contact Point (AusNCP) promotes the use of the OECD Guidelines and contributes to the resolution of issues relating to their implementation, including facilitating access to conciliation services.
See here for fact sheets on Australia’s trade relationship with Malta, Tunisia and other global trade relationships.
BICON: Biosecurity Import Conditions System
The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources regulates products imported into Australia. BICON allows persons to determine whether a commodity intended for import into Australia:
- Is permitted
- Is subject to certain conditions
- Requires supporting documentation
- Requires treatment
- Needs an import permit.