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.
There are 250,000 new, small business start-ups created in Australia every year. Read more.
Never before have there been so many options available to persons wishing to file trade mark applications. Read more.
The Australian Government has continued to busily engaging in negotiations and securing Free Trade Arrangements with strategic partner nations over the last decade. Read more.
The Chinese New Year begins next week and it may have significant ramifications on Queensland small businesses. Read more.
Queensland small business has called for an easing of stifling cost pressures on SMEs in a submission to an inquiry into the Relative Costs of Doing Business: Retail Trade. Read more.
The Queensland economy stands to reap enormous benefits from the finalisation of an historic Economic Partnership Agreement between Japan and Australia today. Read more.
The Department of Immigration and Citizenshipis is undertaking a review of the permanent Employer Sponsored visa categories. The permanent employer sponsored visas review aims to ensure that these visa categories continue to be relevant and responsive to the needs of the Australian labour market, and the Australian economy more generally. Read more.