Inquiry into Australia's trade and investment relationships with countries of the Middle East

On 20 March 2014 the Minister for Trade and Investment, the Hon Andrew Robb MP, asked the Committee to inquire into and report on trade and investment relationships with countries of the Middle East.

The Committee invites interested persons and organisations to make submissions addressing the terms of reference by Friday, 6 June 2014. Online submissions can be made on this page.

For information on how to make a submission, go to our Making a submission to a Parliamentary Inquiry page.

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade
PO Box 6021
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 2313
Fax: +61 2 6277 2221

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About this inquiry

The Trade Sub-Committee will examine opportunities to expand on the billions of dollars in trade and investment between Australia and the countries of the Middle East. Refer to the terms of reference for more information.

Past Public Hearings

25 Nov 2015: Canberra, ACT
14 Oct 2015: Canberra, ACT
09 Sep 2015: Canberra, ACT


Inquiry Status

Accepting Submissions, Public Hearings Underway

How to make a submission

The committee invites individuals and organisations to send in their opinions and proposals in writing (submissions)


If you require any special arrangements to enable you to participate in the Committee's inquiry, please contact the Committee Secretariat.

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