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  • Key EDC Market
  • Actively pursuing business
  • Open under all programs, subject to regular approval criteria

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Country At A Glance

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Country Facts

Nominal GDP1,500.60 Billion USD
Population23.18 Million
Total Trade/GDP41.43%
CurrencyAustralian Dollar (AUD)
Merchandise Imports from Canada1,668.23 Million CAD
Canadian direct investment23,444 Million CAD
Main importsIntermediate Goods, Food, Beverage & Tobacco, Capital Goods

EDC in Australia

Canadian companies assisted490
International buyers insured1,171
Business volume1,427.35 Million CAD

Business Environment

Australia is a wealthy OECD country with a strong commercial relationship with Canada. The country enjoys a stable and healthy modern economy with a  highly transparent political system.Like most modern economies, trade is of high importance to Australia and therefore, a high potential for Canadian exporters exists, as excellent business and investment opportunities are present across a wide range of sectors in the market.   

Key Industries

  • Mining & Metals
  • Oil & Gas
  • Telecom
  • Transportation Services

How we can support your business

Through our representation in Singapore, we provide regional support to Canadian companies planning on or currently doing business in Australia. Our regional representatives have developed strategic relationships with major buyers in key sectors as well as an extensive network of local contacts in the market.

  • We are well positioned to help Canadian companies through a range of financing and risk management services.
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