Delaware’s Trade Representative in Australia is Angela Foley, the founder of Foley & Associates Pty Ltd. Angela Foley has worked in the international trade arena for over 25 years. She started her career with the Australian Trade Commission in London where she spent several years assisting Australian exporters to win business in Europe. She established Foley & Associates Pty Ltd, a bespoke trade advisory consultancy, in Sydney in 2002. The company’s primary focus is to support regional and national government trade promotion agencies, and individual companies, to successfully do business in Australia and New Zealand.
Key services offered by Angela and her team include market research; partner identification and qualification; assistance with company visits to the region and with trade exhibition participation. Angela is an accomplished presenter on the US – Australian trade relationship and she regularly travels to the U.S. to conduct group presentations and face-to-face meetings with U.S. exporters seeking to do business in her territory. Angela has an honors degree in Applied Linguistics from Dublin City University (Ireland) and postgraduate qualifications in International Marketing & Management from the Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK).
The U.S. and Australia share similar language, business and cultural ties and have developed a long-lasting trade relationship supported by a Free Trade Agreement.
- 13th largest economy in the world, experiencing its 27th year of consecutive annual economic growth.
- GDP estimated at $1.5 trillion.
- The value of the nation’s total production has tripled in the last 20 years.
- In 2016, exports from Delaware to Australia were valued at $100 million.
Australia offers export opportunities in many different sectors: Infrastructure; Health and Medical Technology; Information Computer Technology, Digital technology; and Defense and Security.
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