Australian Trade Commission

About Australian Trade Commission

The Australian Trade and Investment Commission – Austrade – contributes to Australia’s economic prosperity by helping Australian businesses, education institutions, tourism operators, governments and citizens as they:
---develop international markets and promote international education
---win productive foreign direct investment
---strengthen Australia’s tourism industry
---seek consular and passport services.

*Our Role*
Austrade leverages the deep commercial knowledge and relationships of our international and domestic networks, and the badge of government, to deliver value for our clients and investors. We:
---connect export-ready Australian businesses to overseas opportunities and work with them to achieve commercial outcomes
---win productive foreign direct investment
---promote Australian capability internationally
---work with priority industry sectors to drive sustained long-term growth of Australian exports
---reduce the time, cost and risk for our clients
---provide authoritative commercial insights and information to help clients to make informed business decisions
---inform and influence policy to support positive trade and investment outcomes
---provide financial assistance for exporters through programs like the Export Market Development Grants scheme
---support Australia’s regional exporters through the TradeStart network
---contribute to economic diplomacy and protect the welfare of Australians abroad through timely, responsive consular and passport services in specific locations.



October 2017 New York City, NY
“They ask me for a lot of feedback to make sure that I am doing work I am interested in. I’ve gained exposure to many people to continue my growth in the industry. ”
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