Ease of doing business in Australia
This page shows summary Doing Business 2011 data for Australia. The first table lists the overall "Ease of Doing Business" rank (out of 183 economies) and the rankings by each topic. The rest of the tables summarize the key indicators for each topic and benchmark against regional and high-income economy (OECD) averages.
Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry - ACCI
Australia's largest and most representative business association, ACCI
speaks at a national and international level on behalf of the nation's peak
State and Territory Chambers of Commerce and Industry and National
Industry Associations from all sectors of the economy.
This site provides a country
analysis from an energy perspective.
A comprehensive list of local
Chambers of Commerce.provided by the World Chambers Network.
This link will take you to a search page. Enter the country
name to get a listing of Chambers in that country.
Economic Survey of Australia 2010
OECD Economic survey. Australia November 2010. Downloadable pdf document.
Doing business in Australia
Downloadable pdf document with a comprehensive look at all aspects of doing business in Australia.
Doing business with Australia - information for investors
This page from the Australian government website covers all aspects of doing business with Australia from finding suppliers, to government documentation required.
Doing business in Australia
This page from New Zealand Trade & Enterprise offers a country brief and Country resources for New Zealanders wanting to export to Australai. The information they provide is also of use to exporters from other countries.
Financial Services Gateway
Your gateway to Australian Financial Services licensing and regulation. The Financial Services Gateway is an online portal to help international visitors understand Australia's regulatory environment, guiding potential investors to banking, superannuation, insurance and funds management information.
IP Australia administers the patents, designs, trade marks and Plant Breeder's Rights systems.
We receive and process applications, conduct hearings and decide on disputed matters relating to the granting or denial of Australian IP rights. Our customers are individuals and businesses in Australia and overseas.
The CIA World Factbook states that Australia’s import amounted to AU $228 billion of goods and services in the year 2007, while its export made up AU $216 billion. Australia’s major exporters are such countries as Japan, China, South Korea, US and India, and the main importers are US, China, Japan, Singapore, and Germany. (Source: http://www.oureconomy.org/world-economy/australia-economy/australia-economy/)
Australian Trade and Shipping
Front Door to Australian Made Goods and Services Eight(8) main domains
covering Trade Products Classifieds Shipping, Marine Insurance, Radio Tourist with interactive on-line documentation
Australia trade shipping Import documentation for sending your goods to Australia.
Customs tariff - BITD
Australian customs tariff - 2007. Downloadable pdf document
risk assessment from Ducroire | Delcrede SA.NV Credit Insurance
Charts of risk levels for political
and commercial risks for export transactions and direct
Offers information on the standards
and measurement systems in Australia.
Gives information about customs in Australia.
International agreements on trade and investment
Australia has a number of existing Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) with important trading partners and is in negotiations and discussions for further agreements with a number of countries. This website describes existing bilateral trade agreements that Australia has.
Australian Trade Commission. CVoncentrating on exports from Australia, this website nevertheless has a wealth of information of interest to exporters from other countries.
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service
Customs procedures for importing and exporting
The principal roles of the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service are to facilitate trade and the movement of people across the Australian border while protecting the community and maintaining appropriate compliance with Australian law; to efficiently collect customs revenue; and to administer specific industry assistance schemes and trade measures.
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service main index page linking to Customs information on importing and exporting goods.