Develop country-specific trade and investment strategies (Initiative 18)

The Queensland-India Trade and Investment Strategy 2018–2023, was launched in November 2018 in Bengaluru (Bangalore) by the Hon. Kate Jones MP. It commits to delivering 22 activities over 5 years to strengthen trade and business ties between Queensland and India and build the capability of Queensland SMEs to engage with India.

Since its launch, TIQ has undertaken a number of activities to assist Queensland. These include:

  • release of the Mining India’s METS opportunities international market report in July 2018
  • a Study Queensland India roundtable, hosted by TIQ’s India Trade and Investment Commissioner in Brisbane in October 2019
  • facilitation of a METS mission to India in November 2019, coinciding with the 8th Edition of International Mining Equipment, Minerals and Metals Exhibition (IME) 2019 Kolkata
  • participation in the first Indo-ASEAN-Oceanic Business Summit & Expo held in August 2020
  • allocated two additional placements under the 2019 Developing Future Leaders Program see Initiative 1) and one additional mentoring position for businesses wishing to export to the Indian market’.
  • development of 5 sector guides with practical advice for businesses aiming to do business with India, including relevant case studies and Queensland success stories. Release of the guides is pending understanding of impacts from COVID-19.