For importers

Austrade is the Australian government’s trade and investment development agency, and has no involvement in the import process into Australia.

Whilst there is no central body that assists with importing into Australia, we suggest you make contact with the following organisations for information and assistance.

Information on importing processes and requirements into Australia

For assistance finding suppliers overseas

The Australian offices of the following types of organisations may be able to assist or provide information:

  • Overseas trade promotion organisations
  • Bilateral business councils – these can easily be found by searching for the following in your web search engine "<country name> Chamber of Commerce in Australia" eg. Brazil Chamber of Commerce in Australia
  • Diplomatic missions in Australian embassies and consulates

To start an importing business in Australia

To start a business in Australia, please view the website to obtain information regarding starting and growing a business in Australia.