Trading Economics provides its users with accurate information for 196 countries including historical data for more than 300.000 economic indicators, exchange rates, stock market indexes, government bond yields and commodity prices.
The Treasury's domestic economic role includes: monitoring and assessing Australian economic conditions and prospects. providing advice on current and prospective conditions in the Australian economy and. providing economic forecasts, and parameters which inform budget estimates of revenue and expenditure.
The United Nations is an international organisation founded in 1945. It is currently made up of 193 Member States. The mission and work of the United Nations are guided by the purposes and principles contained in its founding Charter.
The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) is a regional economic forum established in 1989 to leverage the growing interdependence of the Asia-Pacific. APEC's 21 members aim to create greater prosperity for the people of the region by promoting balanced, inclusive, sustainable, innovative and secure growth and by accelerating regional economic integration.
Austrade helps Australian companies to grow their business in international markets, including through administration of the Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) scheme and the TradeStart programme, and promotes the Australian education and training sector in international markets.
The Department provides foreign, trade and development policy advice to the government. They work with other government agencies to ensure that Australia’s pursuit of its global, regional and bilateral interests is coordinated effectively.
ASEAN is a regional intergovernmental organisation made up of ten Southeast Asian states. Its aim is to promote cooperation and facilitate economic, political, military, educational and cultural integration amongst its member states.
UNCTAD is the arm of the United Nations General Assembly dealing with trade, investment, and development issues. The organisation's goals are to: "maximise the trade, investment and development opportunities of developing countries and assist them in their efforts to integrate into the world economy on an equitable basis."
Free trade agreements (FTAs) are international treaties that reduce barriers to trade and investment. This page provided by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade supplies links to the various trade agreements Australia has with countries throughout the world and the most recent news on new or proposed agreements.