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We can help establish or grow your business in NSW, or to export products from NSW to customers in India.

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Mumbai office


Investment NSW, NSW Government
67, 3 North Avenue, Maker Maxity,
Bandra Kurla Complex,
Bandra East, Mumbai - 400 051

Key contact

Malini Dutt

NSW Acting Trade and Investment Commissioner - India

Malini Dutt has been active for close to two decades in international business, a major part of which has involved the India-Australia corridor. Malini keenly anticipates developing new opportunities arising from the Australia-India Economic Cooperation & Trade Agreement, helping Australian and Indian companies to open new markets. 

Malini has previously represented the Australian Federal Government in roles with the Australian Consulate General and Austrade.  She was also the first female International representative of one of the world's leading seaports, the Belgian Port of Antwerp.

Malini holds an MBA degree in Marketing and a Masters in International Business from the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade.

Key facts

In 2020-21 India was NSW’s 3rd largest source of international students, 6th largest source of tourists and 11th largest two-way trading partner, with two-way merchandise trade reaching $4.6 billion.

India will be the world’s third largest economy by 2030. With a growing middle class India is home to an aspiring population with growing purchasing power.

The Australia-India Economic Cooperation and Trade Agreement (AI-ECTA) will enable 85% of Australian goods exported to India to enter without tariffs. An additional 5% of exported goods will have tariffs eliminated in stages.


Grow in NSW

With 11 public universities in the world’s top 200, the state is also Australia’s top destination for international students, including tens of thousands from India.

Diverse climatic zones range from pristine beaches to alpine regions and agricultural zones support production of many safe, high-quality food and beverage products.

NSW’s resilient economy has been a driver of Australia’s growth for decades, funding the largest current infrastructure spending program at AU$97 billion.   

Export opportunities from NSW

The India-Australia Economic Cooperation and Trade agreement will secure Australia's foothold in the world's fastest growing major economy and enable Australian businesses to unlock or expand their operations in a market of nearly one and a half billion consumers.

Significant demographic changes and increasing living standards are driving rapid growth in demand for higher quality education, healthcare, consumer products and experiences, and international travel.

Get in touch with our teamSkip to to learn more about the dynamic India market.

Latest news

With a bilateral trade agreement, there are now vast opportunities for collaboration between Asia’s fast-growing powerhouse and Australia’s most dynamic state, New South Wales.

Last updated: 18 April 2023