Embajada de Australia

Doing business with Australia


The Australian Trade Commission - Austrade - is the government agency responsible for promoting Australian trade, investment and education. Through a global network of offices, Austrade supports Australian companies in growing their international business, attracting foreign direct investment to Australia and promoting Australia's education sector internationally.

Austrade helps companies around the world to find goods and services of Australian origin. With our support, you can reduce the time, risk and cost involved in sourcing suppliers in the following ways:

  • helping to identify and contact Australian suppliers
  • providing information on Australia's capabilities
  • informing about the latest products and services outside Australia that help to grow a business

Austrade brings together the strengths of Australian companies with the needs of international markets. We can open the door to a world of opportunities for your business.

Austrade has offices in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru.

For more information visit the Austrade website.


The Australian Border Force website has information regarding the process of importing goods, temporary imports and other related operations.

APEC Tariff

APEC Tariff is a database that contains the import tariffs of all APEC countries, including Australia.


​​​​Biosecurity has played a critical role in reducing risk and shaping our nation to become one of the few countries in the world to remain free from the world’s most severe pests and diseases. For more information visit: Biosecurity - DAFF.

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:

  • Human rights
  • Employment and industrial relations
  • Environment
  • Combating bribery, bribe solicitation and extortion
  • Consumer interests
  • Science and technology
  • Competition
  • Taxation

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.