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International Organisations

International Chamber of Commerce
ICC is the world business organization, the only representative body that speaks with authority on behalf of enterprises from all sectors in every part of the world and promotes an open international trade and investment system and the market economy.

International Court of Arbitration
The International Court of Arbitration at the International Chamber of Commerce provides the best form of international arbitration proceedings for both the exporter and customer.

World Trade Organisation (WTO)
WTO is the only global international organization dealing with the rules of trade between nations. The goal is to help producers of goods and services, exporters, and importers conduct their business.

World Trade Centres Association
WTCA is a not-for-profit, non-political association that fosters the WTC concept and develops inter-WTC cooperative programs. WTCA membership includes more than 300 WTCs in about 100 countries.

World Customs Organization (WCO)
WCO is an independent intergovernmental body whose mission is to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of Customs administrations and represents 179 Customs administrations across the globe that collectively process approximately 98% of world trade.

United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL)
The core legal body of the United Nations system in the field of international trade law. UNCITRAL's business is the modernization and harmonization of rules on international business.

International Finance Corporation
Considered the world's largest multilateral source of financing for private enterprise in emerging economies. Its primary work is to promote the growth of productive and profitable, private enterprises in its developing member countries.

Regional Trade Blocks and Agreements

Asia - Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)
APEC is the premier Asia-Pacific economic forum. Our primary goal is to support sustainable economic growth and prosperity in the Asia-Pacific region.

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
Australia's relationship with ASEAN (formed in 1967) was formalised in April 1974 when representatives of the then ASEAN member countries and a delegation of Australian officials agreed to meet on a regular basis to discuss political, economic and functional cooperation.

Singapore-Australia Free Trade Agreement (SAFTA)
The agreement further strengthens trade and investment links between Australia and Singapore. In addition to tariff elimination, the agreement improves increased market access for Australian exporters of services, particularly education, environmental, telecommunications, and professional services.

ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand Free Trade Agreement (AANZFTA)
The Agreement Establishing the ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand Free Trade Area is Australia's most ambitious trade deal to date. AANZFTA will deliver real commercial benefit for Australian exporters and investors.

Thailand-Australia Free Trade Agreement (TAFTA)
TAFTA has eliminated the majority of Thai tariffs on goods imported from Australia. The reduction of Thailand's previously high tariff barriers is a significant win for Australian businesses, opening up a range of export opportunities in Southeast Asia's second-largest economy.

Australia-United States Free Trade Agreement (AUSFTA)
AUSFTA is a long-term commitment and framework to strengthen trade relations and economic integration with the United States across all sectors of the economic relationship.

Australia-New Zealand Closer Economic Relations Trade Agreement (ANZCERTA)
ANZCERTA is one of the most comprehensive bilateral free trade agreements in existence. It covers substantially all trans-Tasman trade in goods, including agricultural products, and was the first to include free trade in services.

Australia-Chile Free Trade Agreement
The Australia-Chile Free Trade Agreement covers goods, services and investment. Since its entry into force there has been a significant increase in Australian companies operating in Chile and expanding their business in Latin America more broadly.

The South Pacific Regional Trade and Economic Co-operation Agreement (SPARTECA)
SPARTECA is a nonreciprocal trade agreement in which Australia and New Zealand offer duty-free and unrestricted access for specified products originating from the developing island member countries of the Pacific Islands Forum.

European Union (EU)
The European Union (EU) is an economic and political union of 28 member states that are located primarily in Europe. The EU operates through a system of supranational independent institutions and intergovernmental negotiated decisions by the member states.

Organization of American States (OAS)
The Organization of American States, or the OAS or OEA, is a continental organization founded on 30 April 1948, for the purposes of regional solidarity and cooperation among 35 independent states of the Americas.

Latin American and the Caribbean Economic System (SELA)
The Latin American and the Caribbean Economic System is an organization founded in 1975 to promote economic cooperation and social development between Latin American and the Caribbean countries.

Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
COMESA's focus is on the formation of a large economic and trading unit that is capable of overcoming some of the barriers that are faced by individual states.

Codes, Tariffs and Standards

Australian Harmonized Export Commodity Classification (AHECC)
Detailed export commodity classification. Australian Bureau of Statistics, Electronic Publication, Jan 2012

Australian Tariffs and Rules of Origin for APEC Economies
Rules of Origin (ROO) are the laws and regulations used in international trade to define where a product was made.

2013 Scrap Specifications Circular
The Scrap Specifications Circular provides guidelines for buying and selling a variety of processed scrap commodities, including ferrous, nonferrous, paper, plastics, electronics, rubber, and glass.

Codex Alimentarius - International Food Standards
The Codex Alimentarius Commission develops harmonised international food standards, guidelines and codes of practice to protect the health of the consumers and ensure fair practices in the food trade.

Trade Law and Regulations

Market Reports & Outlooks

International Trade Costs, Global Supply Chains and Value-added Trade in Australia (PDF, 987KB)
A research discussion paper from the Reserve Bank of Australia; provides fresh insight into global supply chains and Australia's export sector.

Mid-year Economic and Fiscal Outlook 2013-14
The 2013-14 Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) delivers on the Government's commitment to provide a comprehensive and transparent picture of the Commonwealth's financial and economic position.

Economic Outlook - Reserve Bank of Australia
Australia's central bank Outlook on Australian economy in 2014.

World Economic Outlook Reports
A Survey by the IMF staff usually published twice a year. It presents IMF staff economists' analyses of global economic developments during the near and medium term.

World Development Report
The 2014 World Development Report examines how improving risk management can lead to larger gains in development and poverty reduction.

Economic Outlook for Southeast Asia, China and India 2014
The Outlook provides an update of medium-term macroeconomic trends, country-specific structural policy notes and a thematic focus which varies in each volume.

Industry Overview

Live Export Trade Assessment
This report prepared by the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences presents information on domestic and international factors that drive the export of livestock for feeder or slaughter purposes and assesses the benefits to producers and the economy in export returns, farm incomes and employment.

Australia's beef industry
Australia is one of the world's most efficient producers of cattle and the world's third largest exporter of beef.

Australia's sheepmeat industry
Australia is one of the world's leading producers of lamb and mutton, the largest exporter of mutton and live sheep, and second largest exporter of lamb.

Australia's goatmeat industry
Australia is a relatively small producer of goatmeat but is the world leader in goatmeat exports. The industry has room for growth as it currently remains constrained by several aspects including inconsistent supply and quality.

Freight and Logistics

Shipping Container Types, Sizes & Specifications
Knowing container sizes and maximum capacity and understanding what container type is optimal for your goods can significantly reduce your shipping costs.

AIS Marine Traffic
Vessel positions tracking based on AIS data. Real-time ship locations, port arrivals and departures.

Lloyd's List Australia's
Lloyd's List Australia's publishes The List - an online database of ship arrival, departure and port information.

ATA Carnet
A Carnet or ATA Carnet is an international customs and export-import document. It is used to clear customs without paying duties and import taxes on merchandise that will be re-exported within 12 months.

Glossary of Shipping Terms
The terms in this glossary have been carefully selected from the myriad of terms one can encounter in the shipping business - under the sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Transportation.

World Port Source
World Port Source provides interactive satellite images, maps and contact information for 4,764 ports in 196 countries around the world.

Finance and Investment

MarketWatch
MarketWatch, published by Dow Jones & Co., tracks the pulse of markets for engaged investors with more than 16 million visitors per month.

Forbes
Forbes.com Inc., a leading Internet media company, is among the most trusted resources for the world's business and investment leaders.

Barron's Online
Reports and analyses on financial markets, statistics on previous weeks trading, and financial activities.

Bloomberg
Bloomberg is a premier site for business and financial market news. It delivers world economic news, stock futures, stock quotes, & personal finance advice.

S&P Dow Jones Indices
S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC, a subsidiary of The McGraw-Hill Companies is the world's largest, global resource for index-based concepts, data and research.

Current Buyers Enquiries
From: Australia
I am interested in a quote for sea freight forwarding.
Details below:
- 40' GP
- from Ningbo, China
- to Sydney Australia
- delivery to Castle Hill via trailer
- commodity, cardboard toys
- approx 3000 units
- approx 7.29 tonnes
- approx value $20,000-$25,000
From: Bangladesh
This is Ravin Business manager of Arcadian International. We urgently need a 40 ft container of Navelian Oranges to be imported to Bangladesh. However, we are looking at to import 4/5 container of Oranges every month from Australia.
From: Australia
We are in search of Beef and offal for export to existing customers in Hong Kong.
From: Tuvalu
Do you export salted beef in brine in pails, how many kilo's per pail, how much per to ship a container load 20ft from your location to Funafuti, Tuvalu.
From: Malaysia
Hi, I would like to enquire with regards to exporting various frozen seafood to Malaysia, preferably CIF. I would like to know
1) MOQ
2) pricings
3) payment terms
From: Pakistan
We are interested in importing the Kabuli Chickpeas from Australia to Pakistan.

8 mm, 7&8MM Kabuli Chickpeas Grade 1 MD Bagged 50 kg bags per mt C&F Karachi, Pakistan.
From: INDIA
We are interested in Importing Valencia Oranges/ Mandarins from Australia. Our requirements are 19 Kg pack CIF Chennai. India. The Counts are 72 - 80 - 88 Our Plan is to import 5 to 10 40 ft.containers for one month, Please quote a very competitive rate for longstanding business.
From: Egypt
Hello Sir,
I am interested in your product and would like you to send me your price list so that we can have an assessment and place an order once the quality is good.
From: China
We, are Tianjin China based food importer and wholesaler, would like to
engage in purchasing regular containerised shipments.

Products interested frozen or chilled:

Whole chicken
chicken feet,
chicken wings,
chicken parts, etc

Could you please quote us the following:

1. CIF price in AUD to Tianjin port
2. Monthly supply min a container a month
3. Payment terms
4. The origin of chicken ( only buying Australian chicken)
From: Cambodia
I would like to import some of the nut which are almond, walnut, pecan, pistachio, brazil nut, macadamia and other dried fruit. Hence, can you send me the product ranges list and prices please!. or any other related information.
From: Viet Nam
I am currently living in Sydney
My family have Import-Export company in Vietnam
Currently, we have import Rolled Oat from Australian as we are Oats wholesale in Vietnam
Also, we are main supplier to Big C Supermarket in Vietnam
Now, we would like to import Walnut from your company
Please help us with the very first time traded with your company
From: HK
We are looking at 2 loads of In-shell Pistachios. Please advise if you are available supply at present? We need
Specs: 30-32 & 28-30, yield + 47%.
Mechanical Open, Natural Open and closed.
Please quote CNF HK for above all from 2013 crop and 2014 crop.
Appreciate your quick reply!
From: Australia
I would appreciate if you could provide me an estimate of shipping each 20ft and 40ft containers to Chittagong port Bangladesh ex Melbourne (Truganina) at your earliest convenience. Please provide the breakdown of all the costs associated to the shipment except truck loading cost which will be covered by the factory.
From: India
I would like to inquire on the possibilities of exporting Avocado Oil to India from your refineries / farm as I understand there is a growing demand in India and people are keen to make use of avocado in their day today use.

I would like to have some details like the volume that will be available initially to export, price structures for the avocado oil, legal requirements and other information that may be needed to start up a conversation. Should the things are feasible, I would like be a strategic partner to export avocado oil to India and with my potential contacts, I hope to spread the business as much as possible.
From: Australia
We would like to ship books internationally in bulk, store them, and then forward them to customers. Can you assist with this? Main markets would be the UK and US.
From: Indonesia
I am looking for registered black angus calves (3-5 months old) to breed in my small farm and import it to Kuala Namu int`l airport (north sumatera).
From: Pakistan
I am looking to import Ash wood into Pakistan. Can you share any what products you have in stock at this point?
From: India
Good day,
I'm Bismilla from India. I need to know does your company export live sheep and goat to India, what are the basic requirement to place order for livestock, what will be the price and lastly is there any of your distributor in India if yes please provide details.
From: Uk
I am looking for a Australian WAGU supplier.
Are you able to supply to the UK?
From: Australia
I have an inquiry about the price of Kangaroo meat.
We want to test the market with a 20'FCL.
Are you able to give me a FOB per MT price?
From: Australia
I am interesting in exporting seafood product to Lebanon can please provide details and price list, I would like to ACT on this ASAP
From: China
Hi, I am representing a China-base company. We are planning to import oat from Australia, and produce related products in China. What I am looking for includes: prices of buying oats and transportation, companies or farms that have such business, law or protocols, etc.
From: Australia
I would like to export almonds to India. Could you please let me know:
1.What all different varieties are available with their respective prices.
2. How can I get the samples of each variety.
From: australia
Need to discuss movement of book boxes between Japan & Australia. I require a quote including insurance and other costs.
From: Australia
Looking for the best beers in Australia to export to China
From: China
We are beef deep processing company, with factories locating in some central parts of China.

We are searching some reliable beef suppliers from AU.

We are interested to have further contact with you.
From: Philippines
Enquiring about your wild about fruit and wild child range to be exported to Philippine. We would like to get a quote CIF, minimum orders and unit cost.
From: Australia
I have contact in Laos that would like to import frozen Kangaroo Leg Rum on boneless.Would you plaese advice me as to the price of the meat per kilo and costs to export small container to Laos.
From: India
I have gone through your website and seen your Flaxseed Oil Products that you manufacture. I would like to market your product in India since it is very much related to health of human being.
I would like to know your interest in selling your product to India if your production capacity is more than you cater to domestic market.
Awaiting for your kind response.
From: Australia
I am the representative of Methi Ltd. Company which specializes in selling many kinds of seeds in Vietnam country in bulk quantity. Our company is doing business effectively for this field. Our agents are all over the country. We are having reputation as well as branded, so I am writing to enquire if you have the best quality of AUSTRALIA WALNUTS that I want to import in bulk quantity. By the way, I will be in Australia from 11th Dec, 2014 to 26th Dec, 2014. Could I visit your company and take a look at your products’ samples? I’m looking forward to having a long-term cooperation with you, Awaiting your reply ASAP.
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Quick Export Stats
In fiscal year 2012-13, Australia's total trade with China was valued at $A 129.5 billion (just under 24% of our total trade in goods and services), making China by far the most important single market for Australian exports.
Trade between Australia and India grew by 24.6 percent per year between 2000 and 2009, making India Australia's tenth-largest two-way trading partner and fifth-largest export market.
Five of Australia's 10 biggest live cattle export ports are in WA - Fremantle, Broome, Wyndham, Geraldton and Port Hedland.
Mainland China remains Tasmania's largest export market with over $644 million in 2012-2013. The United States of America is the second largest export market followed by Taiwan, India, Japan and Malaysia.
The leading export markets for Australian apples in 2013 were Papua New Guinea, UK, Malaysia and Thailand; for pears - New Zealand, Indonesia and Canada.
The key food and fibre industries for Victoria's exports in 2012-13 were grain and dairy accounting for 43% of the total value of food and fibre exports.
Australia is the world's largest coal exporter, with 78% of the coal we mine sent to over 30 countries. The top five destinations for coal from Australia are Japan, China, South Korea, India and Taiwan.
Coal is Australia's second biggest export after iron ore with a value of around $50 billion per annum and the Port of Newcastle is one of the world's biggest coal export hubs shipping 150 mln tonnes last year.
Around 25 million cattle are raised for beef in Australia; about 2/3 of the beef is destined for overseas markets. This makes Australia second only to Brazil in beef exports.
During the 2013 calendar year, almonds became Australia's first horticultural industry to earn more than of $300 million in annual export revenue.
Prior to 2008, the maximum bulk export of all grains in Australia was around 17 million tonnes, but that figure has grown sharply to up to 25 million tonnes during 2011-12, along with around 2.5mt of container exports annually.
In 2012/13 Tasmania grew 86 per cent of all onions exported by Australia in the same year and was responsible for 52 per cent of the nation's cherry exports.
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