Message from Rick Newnham, CCIWA Chief Economist
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Western Australia (CCIWA) economics team has their finger on the pulse when it comes to the Western Australian economy.
CCIWA Members benefit from their expertise, which is available through a range of publications, regular media engagements and business events.
Our economists keep Members ahead of the pack with their knowledge of how the economy is evolving and the impact it may have on their business. Leaning on our international and national experience, our economists link local business impact to global events.
The Western Australian economy is closely tied to global markets, which means understanding the local picture requires a global outlook. Through your CCIWA membership, you can take advantage of the CCIWA economics team to better position your business for growth.
Survey of Business Expectations
Expert analysis about the short and medium-term business confidence in WA. ► Read more
Invaluable insights into the attitudes and sentiments of WA consumers. ► Read more
A forward-looking analysis of the state, national and international economies. ► Read more
Detailed charts and tables on consumer price trends in Perth and all the capital cities. ► Read more
The GST system is broken and needs to be fixed. Follow CCI and Team WA's progress as we attempt to overhaul the broken GST system. ► Read more
WA Jobs Report
The monthly Jobs Report provides a quick snapshot of the WA labour market and highlights trends in unemployment, workforce participation and composition, job creation and productivity.
Scott Morrison on company tax cuts
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Scott Morrison on CCI's role in GST changes
Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison MP highlights the important role CCI is playing in GST reform nationally.
Australia benefits from fixing GST
Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison MP explains why fixing the GST will benefit every Australian
Scott Morrison at CCIWA Business Breakfast - 16 July 2018
Federal Treasurer, Scott Morrison, discusses his plan to fix the GST once and for all.
New CCI CEO Chris Rodwell chats to 6PR
Newly appointed CCIWA CEO Chris Rodwell stopped by the 6PR studio to introduce himself to listeners to Mornings with Gareth Parker.
Rick Newnham speaks to The Business
CCIWA Chief Economist Rick Newnham speaks to Carrington Clarke about WA's GST woes and how CCIWA is leading the fight for change.