Australia-India Economic Cooperation and Trade Agreement (ECTA)

This agreement delivers market access opportunities in India for Australian businesses and consumers.

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The Australia-India Economic Cooperation and Trade Agreement (ECTA) benefits, including tariff reductions, started 29 December 2022. Further reductions started 1 January 2023.

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

Benefits of ECTA

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

How Austrade can help you succeed in India

Access our Go Global Toolkit for an easy way to navigate India’s laws, regulations and tariffs.

To learn more about visas, tax requirements and priority business and product, see Doing business in India.

More information

For comprehensive information, visit the ECTA page on the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) website.

Read DFAT's guide to using ECTA to export and import goods.

Trade and investment opportunities with India

The Australia-India Business Exchange (AIBX) helps boost trade and investment between India and Australia.