Market profile

The United Kingdom (UK) of Great Britain and Northern Ireland comprises England, Scotland and Wales (Great Britain) and Northern Ireland.

Information on preparing your business for Brexit and the UK decision to leave the EU – Brexit.

More information on doing business in United Kingdom.

Australia and the UK formally launched negotiations for a future Free Trade Agreement on 17 June 2020. Further information on the Australia-UK Free Trade Agreement is available on the DFAT website.

Facts

  • Merchandise exports A$7,898 million
  • Services exports A$5,606 million
  • Capital London
  • Official language English
  • Area 241,930 sq km
  • Population 66.5 million

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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 United Kingdom 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

Smartraveller

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

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Export grants

Need help with preparing and lodging your application? We can provide independent consultants to assist.

EMDG applications can be lodged by approved consultants.

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Free Trade Agreements

Increased trade creates more Australian jobs and delivers more opportunities for Australian businesses. Find out about how you can take advantage of free trade agreements.

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How Austrade can help

Austrade provides information, advice and range of trade services to assist Australian businesses reduce the time, cost and risk associated with exporting.

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