CCIQ News

Coronavirus and Trade

Tuesday 11 February, 2020

The coronavirus is continuing to affect many facets of the business community including disrupting trade with China. Read more.

The Queensland Economy approaches a ‘Fork in the Road’

Thursday 28 November, 2019 | By: Dr Marcus Smith

The announcement of a fast-tracking of $4 billion of infrastructure projects across Queensland[https://www.couriermail.com.au/news/queensland/queensland-government/federal-mps-beg-qld-govt-to-spend-their-money/news-story/ac7d30a3da51fa77f4d5aaff57aecca3] is a welcome development given the state’s poor performance across employment, private investment and business confidence. Read more.

Queensland’s Job Creation: A Tale of Two States

Monday 14 October, 2019 | By: Dan Petrie and Dr Marcus Smith

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) labour force figures[https://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/DetailsPage/6202.0Aug%202019?OpenDocument] show that the headline unemployment rate in Queensland has been rising on a trend basis throughout this year to the latest August print at 6.44% - the third highest in the nation behind South Australia and Tasmania. Read more.