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COVID-19 Solidarity Fund: Rs 7.5 million raised as at date

Date:March 28, 2020|Domain:Health--Economy & Finance

GIS – 28 March, 2020: A sum of Rs 7.5 million has been raised, as at date, for the COVID-19 Solidarity Fund put in place to provide support to the population in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, announced the spokesperson of the National Communicat


Financial Support Plan of Rs 9 billion to mobilise funding from BOM, SIC and Consolidated Fund

Date:March 16, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS - 16 March, 2020: In the wake of the negative economic impact of the COVID-19 on economic operators including SMEs, Government has come up with a Financial Support Plan to the tune of Rs 9 billion encompassing both macroeconomic and cross-sector


Financial support plan of Rs 9 billion for economic operators affected by COVID-19

Financial support plan of Rs 9 billion for economic operators affected by COVID-19
Date:March 13, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance--Business & Industry--Health--Tourism

GIS - 13 March, 2020:  Government is doing its utmost best to reduce the consequential impacts of the pandemic COVID-19 on the Mauritian economy and has come up with a financial support plan to the tune of some Rs 9 billion for economic operators ac


AfCFTA stakeholders workshop focuses on boosting Intra-Africa Trade

AfCFTA stakeholders workshop focuses on boosting Intra-Africa Trade
Date:March 06, 2020|Domain:Business & Industry--Economy & Finance

GIS - 06 March, 2020: A one-day African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) stakeholders meeting on the theme “Addressing the Challenges to boost Intra-Africa trade” opened, this morning, at the Hennessy Park Hotel, Ebène Cyber City, Mauritius


Memorandum of Understanding: devising a framework for sustainable financing

Memorandum of Understanding: devising a framework for sustainable financing
Date:March 04, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS - 04 March, 2020: The Ministry of Financial Services and Good Governance and the Standard Chartered Bank PLC (SCB) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), yesterday, at the Labourdonnais Hotel, Port Louis in view to devise a framework for su


Customs officers trained on Big Data Analytics to improve Risk Management Systems

Customs officers trained on Big Data Analytics to improve Risk Management Systems
Date:March 03, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance--Education & Training

GIS - 03 March, 2020: Some 20 participants received their certificates after successful completion of a training on Big Data Analytics to improve Risk Management Systems, in presence of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration, and Inte


Promoting Mauritius as an important financial centre in Africa

Promoting Mauritius as an important financial centre in Africa
Date:March 03, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS - 03 March, 2020: The promotion of Mauritius as an important financial centre in the African continent was at the fore of discussions today during a courtesy call by the Group Chairman of the Standard Chartered Bank PLC, Mr. José Viñals, on the


Private pension schemes FSC and APRA sign MoU for enhanced collaboration

Private pension schemes FSC and APRA sign MoU for enhanced collaboration
Date:February 28, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS – 28 February, 2020: A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for collaboration between the Financial Services Commission (FSC) and the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) was signed, yesterday, at Hilton Mauritius Resort & Spa, in


FATF 2019: Mauritius largely compliant to recommendations

FATF 2019: Mauritius largely compliant to recommendations
Date:February 27, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS - 27 February, 2020: Mauritius has made considerable progress in implementing a number of recommended actions to improve technical compliance and effectiveness, as set out by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and remains largely compliant b


Covid-19: Economic growth of Mauritius may slow down between 0.1% to 0.3%, states the Finance Minister

Covid-19: Economic growth of Mauritius may slow down between 0.1% to 0.3%, states the Finance Minister
Date:February 27, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance--Health

GIS - 27 February, 2020: According to the estimates of the Bank of Mauritius and Business Mauritius, the impact of the Covid-19 on the economic growth of the country may slow down between 0.1% to 0.3%, highlighted the Minister of Finance, Economic P