Export to Australia

What Opportunities Exist for You in the Vibrant Australian Construction Sector?

Australia is experiencing a boom in the construction sector, driven by growing demand for housing, infrastructure and commercial projects. In 2023, the market will reach a record A$360 billion, or 9% of GDP. This growth is expected to continue in the coming years, with an estimate of 2.8% for 2024.

Fueling the Demand for Building Products

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This growth is accompanied by strong demand for construction products. Some of the most sought-after materials in Australia include steel, timber, concrete, glass products (due to more energy efficient and aesthetically pleasing building construction), and sustainable building materials (such as bamboo and recycled wood, responding to environmental concerns).

Several factors explain this close link between the boom in the sector and demand for products:

  • Population increase: Australia is experiencing rapid population growth, putting a strain on infrastructure and housing.
  • Government investments: Australian authorities are investing heavily in infrastructure projects, such as roads, railways and public transport.
  • Growing urbanisation: Australia’s population is increasingly concentrated in cities, leading to increased demand for housing and commercial buildings.

It is important to note the high cost of production in Australia (labour, production, etc.) have led to a decline in manufacturing output. Australia now imports more than it produces, creating shortages of certain products and opening up many opportunities for foreign companies.

As Australia imports a greater proportion of building materials than it manufactures domestically, the market presents significant opportunities for overseas suppliers seeking to enter this burgeoning sector.

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Engaging in local events, such as trade shows, is essential to accessing these opportunities, fostering relationships, and identifying potential clients. One notable event is the Sydney Build (which took place on 1-2 May 2024), illustrates the dynamism of this sector.

This annual trade show is an unmissable event for industry players and allows them to discover the latest trends, market needs and opportunities to be seized.

Do you also want to take advantage of the opportunities offered by the Australian market or expand your operations in a sustainable and reliable way?

Do not hesitate to contact us for our commercial representation services. We will support you in all stages of your project, from prospecting to implementation, guaranteeing you long-term success.

Smart Mango is an Australian-based export agency, specialising in the export of building materials.

Our team of technical sales specialists will help you enter the market and expand consistently.

Don’t wait any longer to seize this unique opportunity and develop your business in this booming market!

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