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Minister Bholah holds working session with Industrial Development Division

Minister Bholah holds working session with Industrial Development Division
Date:November 14, 2019|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS - 14 November, 2019: The Minister of Industrial Development, SMEs and Cooperatives, Mr Soomilduth Bholah, who has been conferred the said portfolio and taken office after the swearing in ceremony held on 12th November 2019, had a working session


Mauritius ranked 5th for ease of paying taxes

Mauritius ranked 5th for ease of paying taxes
Date:October 25, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance--Business & Industry

GIS – 25 October, 2019: Mauritius bagged the 5th position in the Ease of Paying Taxes Index of the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Report 2020. Mauritius was previously ranked at the 6th position. The Director-General of the Mauritius Revenue A


Mauritius ranks 13th globally in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Report 2020

Mauritius ranks 13th globally in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Report 2020
Date:October 24, 2019|Domain:Business & Industry--Economy & Finance

GIS – 24 October, 2019: Mauritius is ranked 13th out of 190 countries assessed according to the latest edition of the Ease of Doing Business Report which was released, today, by the World Bank.  This represents the best ranking ever for Mauritius si


China signs its first Free Trade Agreement with an African country

China signs its first Free Trade Agreement with an African country
Date:October 18, 2019|Domain:Business & Industry--International Relations--Economy & Finance

GIS – 18 October, 2019: Mauritius and China have strengthened their bilateral relations with the signature of a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) on October 17 2019 in Beijing.  The Agreement is the first FTA which China has signed with a country of the Af


EDB Workshop focuses on new trends in the jewellery sector

EDB Workshop focuses on new trends in the jewellery sector
Date:October 10, 2019|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS– 10 October, 2019: A workshop on the new trends in the jewellery sector was launched this morning by the Economic Development Board (EDB) in Ebène, as part of its capacity-building programme for the sector. The objective is to share the latest i


Cooperatives rewarded for outstanding performances at the National Awards for Cooperatives

Cooperatives rewarded for outstanding performances at the National Awards for Cooperatives
Date:October 10, 2019|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS - 10 October, 2019: Ten cooperative societies were rewarded for excelling in their daily business activities and operations, yesterday, at the third edition of the National Awards for Cooperatives (NAC) held at the Caudan Arts Centre in Port-Lou


Observatory to be set up at SME Mauritius for data collection

Observatory to be set up at SME Mauritius for data collection
Date:September 30, 2019|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS - 30 September, 2019: An Observatory serving as the main repository of qualitative and quantitative Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) data, will be soon set up at the SME Mauritius in line with the recommendations of the 10-Year Master Plan for


Detainees benefit from training to become entrepreneurs

Detainees benefit from training to become entrepreneurs
Date:September 19, 2019|Domain:Law and Order--Business & Industry

GIS - 19 September, 2019: A business plan presentation for detainees, in line with the Social Entrepreneurship Programme of SME Mauritius Ltd, aiming to equip them with the knowledge and know-how to set up their own businesses on completion of their


Prime Minister reiterates Government’s commitment to boost ICT sector

Prime Minister reiterates Government’s commitment to boost ICT sector
Date:September 19, 2019|Domain:ICT--Business & Industry--Economy & Finance

GIS - 19 September, 2019: Over the last years, Government has strived to boost the ICT sector and has come forward with concrete measures that has triggered the expansion of the industry and also helped in bridging the digital divide while encouragi


Financial sector has a key role to play in enabling Mauritius achieve sustainable growth, says Prime Minister

Financial sector has a key role to play in enabling Mauritius achieve sustainable growth, says Prime Minister
Date:September 04, 2019|Domain:Business & Industry--Economy & Finance--Sustainable Development

GIS – 4 September 2019: The financial sector has an important role to play in the transition of Mauritius to realise a more sustainable, greener, inclusive and robust growth, and the public and private sectors are to act as the contributors in this