The West Midlands is the highest performing trading region in the UK to Australia.
A deal with Australia is a win for businesses in the Black Country — we are the fifth largest export market for your businesses, and we're delivering a relationship worth more than £33 million.
By growing our relationship with an ambitious and comprehensive free-trade agreement, we can bring forward more jobs and more prosperity as we recover from coronavirus.
The Black Country’s resilience to the economic shock of Covid-19 means it can substantially benefit from a deal with Australia. With a proud industrial heritage of goods export, a deal with Australia will benefit local expertise.
Coupled with growing professional services -- doing a deal with Australia will bring significant benefit to the region.