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Doing business with Australia


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.

Austrade Madrid can be contacted at

For information on studying in Australia, please refer to the "Study in Australia" website.

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.

Investor Guide.

Fact sheet

Australia’s trade relationship with Spain and Portugal, and global trade relationships.

Market profiles for Spain and Portugal.

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 –

AICEP Portugal Global - Trade & Investment Agency –