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  • Imports from Pakistan A$210 million
  • Exports to Pakistan A$399 million
  • Capital Islamabad
  • Official Languages Urdu, English
  • Area 796,000 sq km
  • Population 182.6 million

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AUSTREX helps to build Pakistan’s dairy industry
6 Mar 2015
A partnership between Australian Rural Exports (AUSTREX) and DairyCare Pakistan is providing high quality livestock and genetics to Pakistani dairy farmers, bolstering food security and helping with b ...

Doing business

If travelling to remote or rural areas it is advisable to register your travel plans with the Australian High Commission in Islamabad.

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Country Profile

Content supplied by Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

    Pakistan's economy is made up of the services sector (53.6 per cent), industry/manufacturing (21.3 per cent) and agriculture (25.1 per cent).
    » read more at DFAT
    Pakistan has a federal system of government with a bicameral legislature: the National Assembly and the Senate.
    » read more at DFAT
    Australia-Pakistan total two-way merchandise trade in 2013-14 was $609 million.
    » read more at DFAT

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Register a business in Pakistan

The Pakistan Board of Investment and Trade provides information for international businesses looking to setup and invest in Pakistan. See the Pakistan Board of Investment and Trade website for further information.

OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises

Multinational Enterprises should be aware of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises that provide voluntary principles and standards for responsible business behaviour in a variety of areas, consistent with applicable domestic laws. These Guidelines are endorsed and promoted by the Australian Government. For more information, go to the AusNCP website.

  • International Readiness Indicator


    Austrade's International Readiness Indicator is an online tool to help Australian businesses determine whether they are ready for exporting.

    International Readiness Indicator

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    Austrade provides information and advice to assist Australian companies reduce the time, cost and risk associated with exporting.

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