Market profile

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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  • Merchandise exports A$467 million
  • Services exports A$770 million
  • Capital Islamabad
  • Official languages Urdu, English
  • Area 770,880 sq km
  • Population 201 million


29 Jul 2021

Australian canola seeds make welcome return to Pakistan

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30 Jun 2021

Insight – Pakistan agrees to improve market access for grains, pulses and oilseeds

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Information provided by DFAT

Country brief

A comprehensive overview of political, economic and bilateral and regional trade agreements.

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Trade and economic fact sheet

Containing general information, recent economic indicators, Australia’s trade and investment relationship with Pakistan and their global merchandise trade relationship that is updated twice a year.

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Australia's trade at a glanceAustralia's top ten trading partners


The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Smartraveller site provides advice for business travellers and tourists going to Pakistan. This is regularly updated and should be checked before planning travel.

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