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About Austria

Austria, officially known as the Republic of Austria, is a landlocked East Alpine country in the southern part of Central Europe. The country has a long history to be affected by both World War I and World War II and the Prussian War. It was severely affected during the world war II as it was annexed by Germany

The country has a well-developed social market economy and a ranking high in terms of GDP due to a highly industrialized economy. The country’s economy is primarily industry and tourism.

Country Facts


Basic Details
RegionWestern Europe
Capital CityVienna
Government TypeFederal Parliamentary Republic
Official LanguagesGerman, Hungarian, Slovene, Burgenland Croatian.
CurrencyEuro, EUR
Phone Code +43
Important CitiesGraz, Linz, Favoriten, Donaustadt, Floridsdorf, Salzburg, Innsbruck, Ottakring, Simmering, Meidling, Klagenfurt am Wörthersee, Villach, Hernals,
National DayNational Day (26th Oct)
GDP (nominal)USD 526.182 Billion
Ease of Doing Business Ranking27
Primary Industriesconstruction and building, electronics and electrics, tourism, food and drinks, logistics and transportation, automotive and chemical industries, steel and mechanical engineering
Foreign Relations
Bordering NationsCzech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Slovenia, Italy, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Germany
Member ofThree Seas Initiative(3SI), Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank(AIIB), Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council(EAPC), European Economic Area(EEA), European Union(EU), Organisation for Economic Co-operation Development(OECD), Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe(OSCE), Regional Cooperation Council(RCC), United Nations(UN), Union for the Mediterranean(UfM), World Trade Organization(WTO)
Major ExportsMachinery & Appliances, Electrical Products, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Pharmaceutical Products, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Plastics and Products, Wood and Pulp, Books and Papers, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Gems & Jewellery, Household Items & Products, Dairy, Eggs, Honey, & Edible Products, Railway and Locomotives, Fashion and Apparel, Animal Meat and Food Preperations
Major ImportsMining, Metals & Minerals, Machinery & Appliances, Electrical Products, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Pharmaceutical Products, Plastics and Products, Gems & Jewellery, Chemical Products, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Household Items & Products, Wood and Pulp, Fashion and Apparel, Books and Papers, Cosmetics and Accessories
Total Exports ValueUSD 210.279 Billion
Total Imports ValueUSD 231.947 Billion
Foreign Trade BalanceUSD 21.668 Billion (Deficit)
Foreign Relations with India
Trade Agreements with IndiaBilateral Agreements, Agreement on Bilateral Economic Relations and Economic, Industrial, Technical and Technological Cooperation, Agreement on Cooperation in the fields of Science and Technology
Major Exports to IndiaMachinery & Appliances, Electrical Products, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Railway and Locomotives, Silk & Textiles, Plastics and Products, Chemical Products, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Pharmaceutical Products, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Books and Papers, Wood and Pulp
Major Imports from IndiaElectrical Products, Machinery & Appliances, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Chemical Products, Cosmetics and Accessories, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Building & Construction Products & Services, Rubber and Products, Silk & Textiles, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Edible Oils & Seeds, Hides, Leather & Tannery, Household Items & Products, Fashion and Apparel, Glass and glassware, Gems & Jewellery
India's Imports ValueUSD 837.63 Million
India's Exports ValueUSD 1,261.64 Million
Trade Balance with IndiaUSD 836.63 Million (Excess)
Indian Embassy Details for AustriaEmbassy of India
H.E. Jaideep Mazumdar
Honourable Ambassador
Kärntnerring 2, Vienna, A-1010
+43 1 505 86 66

Embassy Details of Austria in IndiaEmbassy of Austria
H.E. Mrs. Katharina Wieser
EP 13, Chandergupta MargChanakyapuriNew Delhi-110021
+91-11-2419 2700 (O)

Honorary Consulate General of Austria in Goa
H.E. Mr. Dattaraj V. Salgaocar
Honorary Consul
V M Salgaocar Pvt. Ltd E4, Murgaon Estate Airport Road, Chicalim Goa 403 711
+91-0832-2513811/ 6752000 (O)

Honorary Consulate General of Austria in Kolkata
H.E. Mrs. Manjushree Khaitan
Honorary Consul
Industry House, 1st Floor 10, Camac Street Kolkata 700 017
+91-33-2283 5660/61 (O)

Honorary Consulate General of Austria in Hyderabad
H.E. Mr. Vagish Dixit
Honorary Consul

Honorary Consulate General of Austria in Chennai
H.E. Mrs. Nina Bhadrashyam Kothari
Honorary Consul
115 Kothari Buildings Mahatma Gandhi Salai Numgambakkam Chennai - 600034

044-28334501/02/56/30225515 (O)

Honorary Consulate General of Austria in Mumbai
H.E. Mr. Maulik Jasubhai Shah
Honorary Consul General
26, Maker Chambers VI, 2nd floor Nariman Point Mumbai-400 0021

+91-22-2285 1734/74, 2285 1066 (O)