Australian Embassy
Also accredited to Eritrea and Sudan

Doing business with Australia

Trade Services


The Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) is the Australian Government agency that helps Australian companies win overseas business for their products and services by reducing the time, cost and risk involved in selecting, entering and developing international markets.

Austrade does not provide services for Egyptian companies who are interested only in exporting to Australia. You may wish to contact the Egyptian Export Promotion Centre.

Invest in Australia

Austrade is the Australian Government\'s lead agency responsible for assisting overseas companies establish and build their businesses in Australia. 

Doing business with Australia

A gateway to information and services about Australia for foreign business people.


BICON: Import conditions search

BICON ( contains the Australian import conditions for more than 18,000 foreign plant, animal, mineral and human products.


OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises

The Australian Government encourages Australian enterprises operating overseas and multinational enterprises operating in Australia to observe the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises. The Guidelines provide voluntary principles and standards for responsible business conduct in a variety of areas, including:

  • human rights;
  • employment and industrial relations;
  • environment;
  • combating bribery, bribe solicitation and extortion;
  • consumer interests;
  • science and technology;
  • competition; and
  • taxation.

The Australian National Contact Point (AusNCP) promotes the use of the OECD Guidelines and contributes to the resolution of issues relating to their implementation, including facilitating access to conciliation services.