EXPORTS of WA manufactured goods are in a period of strong growth, says Commerce and Trade Minister Hendy Cowan. Elaborately Transformed Manufactures (ETM) exports grew in value by $177 million in the three months to February.
A PROJECT to supplement WA’s wild scallop stocks has begun.The project, run by Geraldton fishing company Elmwood Holdings, will support research and development into the production of juvenile scallops for release back into the wild.
ONE of the most expensive developments in the East Perth Redevelopment Authority area is soon to be built.The Upper East Side development will have 31 apartments and four penthouses. The dwellings will range in price from $490,000 to $1.65 million.
WA BUSINESSES have been urged to consider India as an export market. Commerce and Trade Minister Hendy Cowan said India had a relatively strong economic position within the Indian Ocean Rim community and a huge population.
CORPORATE earnings growth and the outlook for interest rates are the major concerns for future returns in the world’s money market says Fidelity Investments UK executive director of investments, Chrissy Keen.
ONE of the exhortations of financial planners and advisers generally is to maintain a balanced portfolio of assets.However, it is often impossible to break through the ‘greed/fear’ cycle so prevalent among investors.
Maid Perfect was launched last year by Lorna Good as a follow-on to her well-known Flying Domestics business.Flying Domestics is a casual cleaning service, while Maid Perfect is aimed at servicing larger homes on an ongoing basis.
AUSTRALIA’S niche hardware and software industry is likely to get a boost from changes to the Copyright Act. The changes will allow hardware and software developers to decompile existing programs to help make compatible products.