Queensland’s trade surplus on goods and services narrowed to $6.6 billion in the June quarter based on the latest Balance of Payments data released by the ABS. The trade surplus hit a record high of $9.5 billion in December 2016 but has since declined 30 per cent during the first half of 2017. Read more.
For more than 5 years, CCIQ has lobbied all governments for improved access to procurement opportunities for Queensland’s small businesses. Read more.
Small businesses across Queensland are leading the charge in national retail growth, according to the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ). Read more.
Stockyard, a Queensland family business operating for more than half a century and part of the CCIQ International Trade team, will be a strong contender at the Australian Export Awards on November 24. Read more.
CCIQ ecoBiz member Aqualuma LED Lighting has won the Environmental Solutions gong at the 2016 Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) congratulates the Logan City Council on its trade delegation to Asia and strategy aimed at strengthening ties with other countries. Read more.
For many small to medium sized Australian businesses, many Asian countries offer significant economic benefits, largely due to lower wages and lower manufacturing costs. Read more.
One of the most important step a business owner can take with respect to its IP is to identify IP that it owns and uses. Read more.
The final report of the Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption, which revealed widespread allegations of misconduct across Australia and Queensland, warrants an urgent response from the State Government. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) says the State economy will reap enormous benefits from the new China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA). Read more.