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Overview of Export-Oriented Enterprises Sector for period January to September 2017

Overview of Export-Oriented Enterprises Sector for period January to September 2017
Date:December 12, 2017|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS - 12 December, 2017: Government has taken note of the performance of the Export-Oriented Enterprises Sector for the period January to September 2017, as compared to the same period in 2016.  Increase had been recorded in the value of exports of


Launch of Grant Scheme to make Mauritius a high income innovation-driven economy

Launch of Grant Scheme to make Mauritius a high income innovation-driven economy
Date:November 28, 2017|Domain:Economy & Finance--Education & Training--Business & Industry

GIS – 28 November, 2017: The formulation of the Pole of Innovation Grant Scheme by the Mauritius Research Council (MRC) is in line with Government strategy to harness new ventures to boost growth and make of Mauritius an innovation-driven high incom


Government wants to make SMEs the backbone of the economy, states Minister Bholah

Government wants to make SMEs the backbone of the economy, states Minister Bholah
Date:November 27, 2017|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS – 27 November, 2017: Government’s ambition is to make the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) the backbone of our country’s economy. There is therefore a need to create the necessary conditions for the emergence of more SMEs with high growth pot


Mauritius hosts 17th meeting of African Solidarity Fund

Mauritius hosts 17th meeting of African Solidarity Fund
Date:November 24, 2017|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS - 24 November, 2017: The 17th Board of Directors Meeting of African Solidarity Fund (ASF)  opened yesterday at the Intercontinental Resort, Balaclava in the presence of the Minister of Business, Enterprise and Cooperatives, Mr Soomilduth Bholah,


Chairperson of Economic Development Board appointed

Chairperson of Economic Development Board appointed
Date:November 23, 2017|Domain:Economy & Finance--Business & Industry

GIS - 23 November 2017: The Economic Development Board (EDB) which has been set up following the EDB Act which was passed in the National Assembly in July this year to promote investment has as Chairperson Mr Joseph Charles Cartier who has been appo


Small and Medium Enterprises Bill presented in National Assembly

Small and Medium Enterprises Bill presented in National Assembly
Date:November 23, 2017|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS – 23 November, 2017: The Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) Bill was presented in the National Assembly on 21 November 2017. The Bill aims at repealing the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA) Act and replaced by a modern a


Mauritius Blockchain Center of Excellence to be set up in January 2018

Mauritius Blockchain Center of Excellence to be set up in January 2018
Date:November 20, 2017|Domain:Business & Industry--ICT

GIS - 20 November, 2017: The Mauritius Blockchain Center of Excellence will be set up in January 2018. This was announced by the President of the Republic of Mauritius, Mrs Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, on Friday 17 November 2017 at a Presidential Lecture he


Prime Minister in Rodrigues for launching of various projects

Prime Minister in Rodrigues for launching of various projects
Date:November 20, 2017|Domain:Economy & Finance--Business & Industry

GIS  - 20 November, 2017: The Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit and Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, launched the fibre optic installation, Mauriti


Metro Express Project: Minister Bodha reassures transport industry workers of no redundancy

Metro Express Project: Minister Bodha reassures transport industry workers of no redundancy
Date:November 16, 2017|Domain:Public Infrastructure--Business & Industry--Employment/Labour

GIS – 16 November 2017: “The National Transport Corporation (NTC) will be called upon to be the backbone of the new National Transport Network Project, and I am reiterating the assurances given to the staff of the Corporation as well as to workers o


BOI-CCPIT Shandong Sub-Council: MoU reinforces economic cooperation

BOI-CCPIT Shandong Sub-Council: MoU reinforces economic cooperation
Date:November 14, 2017|Domain:Economy & Finance--Business & Industry--International Relations--Foreign Affairs

GIS – 14 November 2017: A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), aiming to reinforce bilateral and economic cooperation between Mauritius and the People’s Republic of China, was signed yesterday at the headquarters of the Board of Investment (BOI) in Po