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Last updated: 8 Oct 2014

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Austrade services

Every market is different. But wherever you want to do business, local knowledge goes a long way. At Austrade, we can offer you just that. Whether in Australia or through one of our offices around the world, we can give you the experience, insights and contacts you need to make your expansion a success.

We can help you:

  • Understand the market - Better understand the market you’re thinking of entering, or discover one you’d never considered, we give you the lowdown on export issues, statistics, trends and regulations relevant to your product.
  • Make a connection - We can introduce you to experienced locals who can help your business with importing, distribution or support.
  • Be more efficient - We can help you make the most of your time overseas by arranging appointments for you in advance.
  • Get feedback - After your visit, we’ll get honest feedback from local contacts, giving you an insight into their take on what you offer, and their potential as business partners.
  • Promote yourself - When you’re ready to launch overseas, we can help you with your marketing plan, with access to key trade shows and ways to reach your target audience.

Find out more about the services Austrade provides to Australian exporters on our trade services page.

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