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Australia’s trade and investment relationships with the countries of Africa

21 June 2018

© Commonwealth of Australia 2018
ISBN 978-1-76010-781-9

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Committee Membership
(PDF 25KB)
(PDF 37KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction
(PDF 553KB)

Conduct of the inquiry
Previous inquiries
Structure of the report
Overview of Australia's existing trade and investment relationships with the countries of Africa

Chapter 2 - Australian mining in Africa
(PDF 206KB)

Operations of Australian mining sector companies
Australia's trade and investment in other industries

Chapter 3 - Barriers and impediments to trade and investment
(PDF 105KB)

The African context
The Australian context
Operational and logistical factors

Chapter 4 - Opportunities to expand trade and investment
(PDF 113KB)

Overview of opportunities
Broadening commercial interests
Promoting opportunities and awareness

Chapter 5 - The role of government in increasing trade and investment with Africa
(PDF 386KB)

Role of Government
Increasing Africa literacy

Chapter 6 - Aid and achieving the sustainable development goals
(PDF 111KB)

Aid overview
Sustainable development goals

Chapter 7 - Conclusions and recommendations
(PDF 64KB)

Business and trade
Role of government
Barriers to trade and investment
Africa literacy
Aid and the Sustainable Development Goals

Appendix 1 - Submissions
Appendix 2 - Tabled documents, Additional information and Answers to questions on notice

Tabled Documents
Additional information
Answers to questions on notice

Appendix 3
(PDF 39KB)

Committee Secretariat contact:

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee
Department of the Senate
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3535