Senior Trade & Investment Commissioner
Minister (Commercial) Singapore
Australian Trade & Investment Commission
Australia offers unlimited trade and investment opportunities for companies seeking innovative goods and services, and strategic investments across a range of sectors. It is a stable, culturally diverse and open economy with a highly skilled workforce, world class research and development facilities, and strong government support.
Australia’s relationship with Singapore is one of our most important globally. Singapore is Australia’s international trade and investment partner in ASEAN and our fifth largest trading partner overall.
The Australian Trade & Investment Commission – Austrade – is the Australian Government agency responsible for advancing Australia’s international trade, Investment, education and tourism interests. Through a network of offices in over 50 countries, Austrade assists Australian companies to grow their international business, attracts productive foreign direct investment into Australia, promotes Australia’s education sector internationally, and strengthens Australia’s tourism industry.
It has been our privilege to work closely with the Singapore Fruits & Vegetables Importers & Exporters Association – SFVIEA – and its members, to introduce and promote new fresh product varieties from Australia to the local market.
Australia is well known around the world for supplying high quality and wholesome food and beverage products. The quality, freshness and taste of Australia’s produce has made Singapore an important market for Australian fruits and vegetables. In 2015, Singapore consumed approximately S$141.3million worth of Australian vegetables, fruits and nuts, making Australia one of Singapore’s key suppliers.
We would like to congratulate SFVIEA for its tireless work and invaluable contribution towards the growth and development of the fruit and vegetable sector in Singapore. We believe this Directory is an invaluable reference tool for its members and the industry.
We look forward to further deepening our close collaboration in 2017 and beyond.