Australia-India Economic Cooperation and Trade Agreement

The Australia-India Economic Cooperation and Trade Agreement (AI-ECTA) will deliver new market access opportunities for Australian businesses and consumers.

AI-ECTA benefits including tariff reductions start 29 December 2022. Further reductions start 1 January 2023.

The agreement will secure Australia's foothold in the world's fastest growing large economy. It will give Australian businesses a competitive advantage to access and expand into India.

Find out how you can use AI-ECTA to do business with India. Read the Guide to using ECTA to export and import goods on the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade website.

Benefits of AI-ECTA

Learn how Australian exporters are taking advantage of the AI-ECTA and expanding into the India market:

How Austrade can help you succeed in India

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