Five-year export strategy

Written on the 30 November -1

AT the opening of Export Week 2006, Premier Peter Beattie announced the Smart State's five-year export strategy to build on Queensland's thriving export culture, marketed globally under a new Trade Queensland banner.

"The new Driving Export Growth for Queensland Strategy will diversify Queensland's export base to take even more Smart State products and services to the world," he says.

"We will enhance the support available to innovative exporters and those in knowledge-intensive industries. We will establish a new Export Advisory Service, with a team of advisers to help local businesses achieve their export goals.

"We will also be more visible in our target markets overseas, with a stronger focus in China, India and the Middle East."

The Queensland Government will also boost trade representation in Southern China, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia to strengthen existing partnerships.

"Additional export advisers will also be appointed in India, Korea and Vietnam," he says.

Premier Beattie says the international education sector will play an increasingly important role in the Smart State's exports profile, with knowledge-intensive exports experiencing a 25 per cent growth since 2001.

The International Education and Training Policy Statement - also released today - consolidates Queensland policies including the Smart State Strategy, Queensland Skills Plan and Education and Training Reforms.

The statement aims to guide the growth of the international education industry, which is worth more than $1.08 billion each year to the State economy.

Go to www.trade.qld.gov.au


Latest News

ASF UNVEILS TRAFFIC PLANS FOR THE SPIT

A SECOND bridge over the Nerang River is the centrepiece of the ASF Consortium's plan to improve traffic flow ...

BHP AND VALE EDGE CLOSER TO $47.5 BILLION SAMARCO DAM DISASTER SETTLEMENT

BHP Billiton (ASX: BHP) and Brazilian mining company Vale have entered into a preliminary agreement with Brazilian fe...

BLK SPORT FOUNDER TYRON BRANT REMAINS CEO UNDER NEW OWNERS

BLK Sport has been purchased from receivers McGrathNicol by a private consortium composed of a TimorLeste-based oi...

CARSALES CEO RETIRES AS NEW COMPETITOR COX FINALISES MERGER

CARSALES will have a new CEO as it takes on a fresh challenger to its crown as the dominant online car sales portal i...

Related News

CARSALES CEO RETIRES AS NEW COMPETITOR COX FINALISES MERGER

CARSALES will have a new CEO as it takes on a fresh challenger to its crown as the dominant online car sales portal i...

BUSINESS CONFIDENCE AT A SIX-YEAR HIGH

SMALL and medium businesses have entered 2017 with their confidence at a six-year high, building on strong gains m...

CONSUMERS PESSIMISTIC ENTERING 2017

CONSUMER confidence remains at its weakest point since April 2016, according to the latest Westpac Melbourne Institut...

RISE OF STARTUP SUPPORT PROGRAMS NOT AS ROSY AT IT SEEMS

ENTREPRENEURIAL cultivation companies in Australia are appearing quickly, but questions have been raised about whe...

Contact us

Email News Update Sign Up Contact Details
Subscriptions

PO Box 2087
Brisbane QLD 4001

LoginTell a FriendSign Up to Newsletter