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Simon Says: The evolution of Queensland’s export economy

TIQ economist Simon Fischer explains the latest trade stats and what they mean for Queensland business.

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Fang's hot chilli sauce

Hot stuff … the making of Fang’s unique chilli sauce

How Queensland chef Clinton Fang Yuen went from illness to a business with bite.

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Just another day at the office … Julie Mark does hands-on research at Summer Land Camel Farm.

Cuddling camels … and other adventures in regional business

A day in the life of Julie Mark, Principal Trade and Investment Officer for Ipswich Region.

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Simon Says: Why the Commonwealth still counts, and how air transport is crucial to Queensland exports

TIQ economist Simon Fischer explains the latest trade stats and what they mean for Queensland business.

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Truffles from Stanthorpe

Black gold: hunting precious Perigord truffles in Queensland’s Granite Belt

Truffle hunter Matt Hibberd explains the seductive power of the Perigord, how Queensland truffles end up on Asian tables, and why it’s all about the dog.

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Gitesh in front of Bangalore Palace — once home to an Indian King, now a tourist attraction and venue for everything from trade fairs to rock concerts

On Indian millennials and karmic connections

We talk trade, trends and life with Gitesh Agarwal, Queensland’s new Trade and Investment Commissioner in India

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Simon Says: Queensland exports in 2017

Want to know which industries are booming in Queensland? Which emerging markets are hottest? Or where to find the best trade data? We check in with Simon Fischer, a Principal Trade and Investment Officer with TIQ, on the year in trade.

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According to the United Nations, China is ageing more rapidly than almost any country in recent history.

Quick, silver! A new kind of trade begins between Queensland and Asia

It’s a new age for an old(er) trade. Alita Singer, a Principal Trade and Investment Officer with TIQ, has just returned from taking 10 Queensland delegates in aged-care businesses to trade shows and meetings in China and Hong Kong. We caught up with Alita about her trip and exporting tips.

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Evolve skateboards

On a roll: Evolve Skateboards wins Exporter of the Year at the Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards 2017

We speak to Evolve Skateboards co-founder Fleur Anning about her favourite places to ride in the world and why we shouldn’t be afraid to just roll with it.

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Roshni Indian restaurant

Mackay restaurant Roshni wins Indian Restaurant of the Year 2017

We chat to husband and wife team Raj Sharma and Jessica Hogan of Mackay’s Roshni Indian Restaurant who recently won Indian Restaurant of the Year at the India Australia Business and Community Awards.

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Grace loves lace

Fancy that. Grace Loves Lace is a finalist in the Premier of Queensland’s 2017 Export Awards

Queensland’s Grace Loves Lace is a finalist in this year’s Premier of Queensland’s 2017 Export Awards for the e-commerce category (they won the category last year!). We chat to Grace Loves Lace founder Megan Ziems and chief operating officer Tammy Simpson.

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