Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Information on travel, global issues, media releases. TradeWatch provides Australian businesses with current information about the international trade and investment environment and Australian Government action to open international markets. Search by country.
Australian Government: Austrade
Austrade provides advice on market intelligence and support to Australian companies to reduce the time, cost and risk involved in selecting, entering and developing international markets. In addition Austrade provides advice and guidance on overseas investment and joint venture opportunities.
Asia - Pacific Economic Cooperation
Organization of Pacific Rim nations promoting business Development Member nation profiles include brief descriptive information and extensive links to economic and business web site.
The State Government of Victoria's Export website for businesses that are exporting or thinking about exporting.
CIA Fact Book
A huge resource, with reference maps and in-depth information about many countries and territories.
Global Statistics (United Nations)
Unannotated links to the major statistical agencies of each country.
International Statistical Agencies (Census Bureau)
Links to the web sites for foreign government statistical agencies. No annotations
This is the official site for statistics about the Australian economy. Follow the link to 'statistics' Also includes "Australia in Brief" - a broad statistical picture of Australia's economic and social environment and an educational resource for schools called Statsite.
World Trade Organization
Follow the link to the 'statistics database'