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Minister Bholah highlights achievements in Business, Enterprises and Cooperatives sectors for 2017

Minister Bholah highlights achievements in Business, Enterprises and Cooperatives sectors for 2017
Date:December 18, 2017|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS - 18 December, 2017: The achievements for the year 2017 in the Business, Enterprises and Cooperatives sectors were outlined by the Minister of Business, Enterprise and Cooperatives, Mr Soomildut Bholah, on 15 December 2017, during a press confer


Certificates awarded to beneficiaries of entrepreneurship training programmes

Certificates awarded to beneficiaries of entrepreneurship training programmes
Date:December 15, 2017|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS - 15 December, 2017: Some two thousand beneficiaries of the National Cooperative College’s (NCC) different entrepreneurship training programmes, conducted across Mauritius in the course of the year 2016 and 2017, were awarded certificates yester


Cooperative IT centre launched by Minister Bholah

Cooperative IT centre launched by Minister Bholah
Date:December 15, 2017|Domain:Business & Industry--ICT

GIS-  15 December, 2017: Government is providing all the necessary technical support to empower people through the digitalisation of cooperative societies so as to help them modernise their activities and achieve better performance. The Minister of


Mauritius falsely described as a tax haven country, Minister Sesungkur says

Mauritius falsely described as a tax haven country, Minister Sesungkur says
Date:December 15, 2017|Domain:Economy & Finance--Business & Industry

GIS - 15 December, 2017: Mauritius has been falsely described as a tax haven country as it has a compliant jurisdiction with sound regulatory practices that conform to international standards. This statement was made by the Minister of Financial Se


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