About us

The Australian Trade and Investment Commission – Austrade – is Australia’s leading trade and investment agency.

We are experts in connecting Australian businesses to the world and the world to Australian businesses.

We have a proud history of helping Australian businesses pursue their global ambitions and have the power to open doors, unlock opportunities and help Australian businesses go further, faster.

We help attract game-changing investment to Australia, to support new industries, enhance existing ones and bolster our world-class research and development – strengthening global supply chains, creating local jobs and boosting the economy.

With over 80 offices around the world, our experts in Australia and abroad collaborate to provide the best ‘in-country’ advice.

Our diverse team, consisting of country experts, industry specialists, and trade and investment analysts, provides clients with actionable macro and micro insights.

From trade and investment processes to protocols and regulation - we help Australian businesses, big or small, navigate complex overseas markets and make it easier for them to go global.

At the same time, our advice, contacts and support at every step, reduce the commercial risk of exporting to overseas markets.

And, our work continues. At a time of increasing global uncertainty, we are transforming our services, to help ensure Australia’s growth and a global future for all.

Find out about our strategy