Fact Sheet: Australia - Canada's Priority Market

Fast Facts

  • Capital: Canberra
  • Population (millions): 23.2
  • Total area: 7,692,000 km2
  • Currency: Dollar
  • Language (s): English

Economic Facts 2013

  • GDP ($ billions): 1,550.3
  • GDP per capita ($): 66,804
  • GDP growth (%): 2.4
  • Inflation (%): 2.5
  • Unemployment (%): 5.7

Key Opportunities

  • Agriculture and processed food
  • Defence and security
  • Education
  • Information and communications technologies
  • Life sciences
  • Mining
  • Oil and gas
  • Sustainable technologies
  • Tourism
  • Transportation
  • Wine, beer and spirits

Major Negotiations and Agreements

Support Services

Trade Commissioner Service of Canada

Trade and Investment Promotion Initiatives

  • Australia-Canada Economic Forum
Trade and Investment (2013)
Value (in millions of dollars)
 2013
Canada’s merchandise exports to Australia$1,655.9
Canada’s merchandise imports from Australia$1,795.4
Canadian investment in Australia$23,444
Australian investment in Canada$6,942