India is Western Australia’s tenth largest export market. India is also the state’s largest market for international students, accounting for 15 per cent of all international student commencements in Western Australia in 2016.
Western Australia’s main commodity exports to India are petroleum, alumina, non‑monetary gold and copper. India was Western Australia’s largest gold export market from 2004 until overtaken by Hong Kong in 2012.
India is also a market for the state’s agricultural products and is the state’s second largest market for wool, cork and wood.
The Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation supports Western Australia’s Trade Office in Mumbai.