Trade Commissioner Service - Australia
Welcome to the Commercial Division of the Consulate General of Canada in Sydney. Our mandate is to promote Canada's economic interests in Australia and to support the efforts of Canadian companies which have selected Australia as a target market for their products, service or technologies.
Our principal focus is on assisting Canadian firms looking for market opportunities in Australia; facilitating networking which may lead to the establishment of strategic alliances between firms in both countries; technology exchanges; and investment promotion.
The Commercial section also assists Australian businesses wanting to source Canadian products and services.
If you are an Australian company looking for information about trade with Canada visit the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service for further websites and links.
- Life Sciences
- Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
- Environment and Renewable Energies
- Service Industries and Capital Projects (including Infrastructure and Transportation)
- Oil and Gas
- Green building
- Electric power
- Consumer products (including apparel and fashion)
Leading Opportunity Sectors
We serve Canadian clients in all sectors. Based on our knowledge of the market, the following sectors offer the greatest opportunities for Canadian companies:
Focus on Our Region
Australia offers Canadian businesses access to over 23 million people, while being the 12th largest economy in the world. With a GDP worth over US$1.54 trillion, the Australian market is a natural choice for Canadian firms interested in international partnerships and opportunities. Canadian companies in Australia also enjoy an accessible business environment underpinned by a familiar language, culture, rule of law and government processes in place. Furthermore, Australia is a gateway to the Asia-Pacific region, a region that provides access to a further 4.2 billion people and home to 61 per cent of the world’s population, including seven of the world’s top ten most populous countries.