Australian Embassy

Austrade Servicies

Austrade Services

For Australian businesses....

Austrade, the only agency of the Australian Government exclusively focused on international markets, can help Australian businesses to:

  • Seek general export information and advice
  • Select, understand and enter export markets
  • Expand existing export markets

Austrade can help Australian business enter export markets by:

  • Assisting in building a presence in the overseas market
  • Providing information on specific and/or new export opportunities

For Chinese businesses....

Australia has a wide range of goods and services that are for export to China and Austrade in China can help Chinese businesses source good and products from Australia. To this purpose, Austrade has set up three major offices in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou, and maintains sub-offices in Shenyang, Qingdao, Hangzhou, Nanjing, Wuhan, Chengdu, Kunming, and Shenzhen.

Our investment specialists can help Chinese companies interested in Australia as a site for direct investment, including regional headquarters, by providing information on Australia’s investment environment, identifying potential investment projects and strategic alliance partners, as well as assisting with the investment approval process.

For more information on Austrade and its services, visit Austrade Online.

For a full listing of Austrade offices in China, go to Contact Austrade.

Products, Goods & Services from Australia

Austrade assists Chinese importers, agents and distributors source up-to-date information on Australian products, goods and services. The following are key industries which Australia and China have strong complementarities:

  • Agribusiness
    The main agribusiness trading commodities are barley, wheat and sheepskin.
  • Automotive
    The major automotive commodities are suspension and air-conditioning systems. More specifically, engines, braking equipment, wheels, driveline components, seating, transmissions, air-condition equipment and friction material, as well as automotive design and training.
  • Building Materials
    The main products and services are architectural design, high-grade cement and glass, 'new' building materials, decoration material, and consultancy / services / products for housing reform projects.
  • Education
    Austrade has a longstanding involvement with Australia’s education sector. On a cross-sector basis, Austrade promotes education opportunities for Australian education providers and continues to profile Australia as a quality international education provider in the world. International promotion and marketing of education for Australia - responsibility was transferred from Australian Education International (AEI) to Austrade from 1 July 2010.
  • Environment
    Environmental training, consulting and management are key service areas.
  • Food and Food Processing
    Major food products are meat; seafood (including prawns and lobster); dairy products; snack foods; quick-frozen foods; breakfast cereals and food processing equipment and technology.
    For on-line trading of Australian food products, visit FoodConnect Australia.
  • Information Technology and Telecommunications (IT&T)
    IT&T products and services include hardware, software, rural telecommunications and smart card technology.
  • Infrastructure
    Opportunities exist for the provision of consultancy, goods and services in infrastructure projects.
  • Mining and Energy
    The main mining and energy products and services include: bauxite ore, coal, copper ore, gold ore, iron ore, metal ore, mineral sand, nickel ore, silver lead zinc ore, infrastructure projects, equipment, technology and consultancy.
  • Services
    Opportunities exist for the provision of legal, financial, business and government