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Australia–Trinidad and Tobago relations

Australia–Trinidad and Tobago relations
Map indicating locations of Australia and Trinidad and Tobago


Trinidad and Tobago

Australia–Trinidad and Tobago relations describe relations between Trinidad and Tobago and Australia. Australia maintains a High Commission in the City of Port of Spain, and the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago maintains non-resident representation in Australia. Both nations formally established diplomatic relations on 7 January 1974.[1] Both countries are members of the Commonwealth of Nations, and comprised as former parts of the British Empire.


  • History 1
  • Trade 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


Monthly value of Australian merchandise exports to Trinidad and Tobago (A$ millions) since 1988
Monthly value of Trinidad and Tobago merchandise exports to Australia (A$ millions) since 1990

In 2004, due in part to the robust trade by Australian companies with Trinidad and Tobago's oil sector the Australian government set up the Australian High Commission in Port of Spain. It now serves 14 other Caribbean countries.[2][3]


Trinidad and Tobago was Australia's largest trading partner in the Caribbean.[4]

See also


  1. ^ "Australia Established Caribbean Ties".  
  2. ^ Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs – Diplomatic Appointment: High Commissioner to Trinidad and Tobago
  3. ^ "Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Country and Regional Information".  
  4. ^ Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Trinidad and Tobago Country Brief: Bilateral economic and trade relationship

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