Victorian businesses already engage in significant trade with the UK and Western Europe markets. However, the region is in the midst of enormous change and new investment, trade and partnering opportunities are emerging across a range of sectors for Victorian goods and services.

Negotiations for a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the European Union (EU) and Australia (AUS-EU FTA) were launched in June 2018. An FTA with the EU has the potential to exponentially grow Victoria’s economic relationship with the EU.

Opportunities for Victorians looking to do business with the United Kingdom and Europe

Discover how your business can export to the UK and Europe

  • The Agent-General for Victoria based in London represents Victoria in the UK, Europe and Israel through the Victorian Government Trade and Investment (VGTI) offices in London. Our VGTI office can provide tailored market intelligence, insights and guidance for your export business and connect you with overseas buyers and industry partners.
  • Austrade's UK Market Profile provides further detail and facts about the UK market and many other European markets.
  • The Victorian Government provides support through a range of grants, vouchers and assistance programs.
  • The International Chamber House (ICH) in Melbourne's city centre is a business networking hub for international bilateral chambers and business associations. It provides members access to meeting rooms with video-conferencing, flexible workspaces and a function space for international business development events. The British, French and German Chambers are all housed at ICH.
  • Visit our regional insights page and read current updates from our Regional Specialists located across the globe