The Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) is the Australian Government’s trade, investment and education promotion agency. Our job is to advance Australia's international trade and investment interests by providing information, advice and services.
Operating through a global network of offices in more than 100 locations in over 55 countries, Austrade offers practical advice, market intelligence and ongoing support to Australian businesses to help them succeed in international markets.
Austrade Madrid is located in the Australian Embassy. The Madrid post works with Spanish and Portuguese investors who are interested in accessing opportunities in Australia. In addition, Austrade Madrid helps promote and support Australian education providers and Australian businesses.
For information contact Austrade Direct on 13 28 78 (inside Australia).
Doing business with Australia
A gateway to information and services about Australia for foreign business people.
BICON: Biosecurity Import Conditions System
The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources regulates products imported into Australia. BICON allows persons to determine whether a commodity intended for import into Australia:
- Is permitted
- Is subject to certain conditions
- Requires supporting documentation
- Requires treatment
- Needs an import permit.
Exporting to Australia
Spanish and Portuguese companies wishing to sell products and services to Australia or to obtain details on import regulations into Australia should contact the appropriate government trade promotion bodies:
ICEX España Exportación e Inversiones – www.icex.es
AICEP Portugal Global - Trade & Investment Agency – www.portugalglobal.pt