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Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade)

Xavier Simonet
Chief Executive Officer
The Australian and Investment Commission – Austrade – is the Australian Government's trade and investment development agency. Through a network of offices in 48 markets, Austrade assists Australian companies to grow their international business, attracts productive foreign direct investment into Australia and promotes Australia's education sector internationally.
Main Activities
Our role is to advance Australia's international trade, investment and education interests by providing information, advice and services.Specifically, we help Australian companies to grow their business in international markets, including through administration of the Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) scheme and the TradeStart program; provide coordinated government assistance to attract and facilitate productive foreign direct investment (FDI) into Australia; promote the Australian education sector in international markets and assist Australian education providers with market information; provide advice to the Australian Government on its trade and investment policy agenda; deliver Australian consular, passport and other government services in designated overseas locations; and manage the Building Brand Australia program to enhance awareness of contemporary Australian skills and capability and enrich Australia's global reputation.

Information of Organization

Name Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade)
Status Government Organisation
Date of Foundation 1985
HQ Address Level 23 Aon Tower, 201 Kent Street, Sydney NSW 2000 Australia
Tel: +61 (2) 9392 2002
Upper Organization -
Office Domestic : 12   Abroad : 82

Basic Information

Country/Region Australia
(sq km)
Population (millions) 23
Capital Canberra
Language English
Religion -

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