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Doing Business with Australia

The Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade)

Austrade is the Australian Government's trade and investment development agency. Through our global network, we assist Australian companies to succeed in international business, attract productive foreign direct investment into Australia and promote Australia's education sector internationally. The Austrade Nairobi office handles the trade and investment opportunities for East Africa. Please visit our website for more information:


Doing Business with Australia

Australia has helped develop many products and services that are used worldwide, from the pacemaker and the cervical cancer vaccine to sustainable mining solutions, WiFi and Google Maps. With capability across a wide range of areas and sectors, there’s a strong chance an Australian firm can help solve your business problem or fill the gap in your supply chain.

For more information on Australian Industry Capabilities here


Investing in Australia

The Australian Government welcomes foreign investment. Austrade works to inform investors about growth opportunities in five areas which play to our strengths. You can get more information here.


Trade Fact Sheets for East Africa

Australia\'s trade relationship with Burundi.

Australia\'s trade relationship with Kenya.

Australia\'s trade relationship with Rwanda.

Australia\'s trade relationship with Somalia.

Australia\'s trade relationship with Tanzania.

Australia\'s trade relationship with Uganda.


ICON: Import Conditions Search

ICON  is the Australian Department of Agriculture's import conditions database.  It contains the Australian import conditions for more than 20,000 plant, animal, microbial, mineral and human products.


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; and
  • 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.