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First participation of Mauritius in the International Convention on Quality Control Circle

First participation of Mauritius in the International Convention on Quality Control Circle
Date:October 15, 2018|Domain:Business & Industry

​GIS - 15 October, 2018: A send-off ceremony was held at the seat of the National Productivity and Quality Convention (NPCC), in Ebène on 12 October 2018 for the six grand winners of the National Productivity and Quality Convention (NPQC 2018) who w


MoU signed under the TradeCom II programme to reinforce SMEs

MoU signed under the TradeCom II programme to reinforce SMEs
Date:October 15, 2018|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS - 15 October, 2018: A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at reinforcing efforts of the SME Mauritius, Business Mauritius, and Association of Mauritian Manufacturers (AMM) for the successful development of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)


Challenge Startupper de l'Année geared to encourage youth entrepreneurship launched

Challenge Startupper de l'Année geared to encourage youth entrepreneurship launched
Date:October 03, 2018|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS  - 03 October, 2018: The Acting President of the Republic of Mauritius, Mr Barlen Vyapoory and the Minister of Business, Enterprise and Cooperatives, Mr Soomilduth Bholah were present yesterday at the Hennessy Park Hotel in Ebène for the launchi


Local enterprises exposed to new trends in the jewellery sector

Local enterprises exposed to new trends in the jewellery sector
Date:September 28, 2018|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS  – 28 September, 2018: A one-day workshop on new trends and patterns in the jewellery sector was held yesterday at Cyber Tower 1 in Ebène Cyber-city.  The aim was to enhance the talents of local enterprises in developing trendy jewellery collect


Innovation is a key enabler to Smart Manufacturing, says VPM Jeewa-Daureeawoo

Innovation is a key enabler to Smart Manufacturing, says VPM Jeewa-Daureeawoo
Date:September 27, 2018|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS - 27 September, 2018: The Industry 4.0 (I4.0) Blueprint Conference focusing on all aspects of the Fourth Industrial Revolution through digital progress, opened yesterday at Le Ravenala Attitude Hotel in Balaclava. The Vice-Prime Minister and Min


Mauritius hosts 9th General Assembly and Meetings of African Accreditation Cooperation

Mauritius hosts 9th General Assembly and Meetings of African Accreditation Cooperation
Date:September 25, 2018|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS – 25 September, 2018: The ninth General Assembly and Meetings of the African Accreditation Cooperation (AFRAC) opened yesterday at the Intercontinental Resort in Balaclava.   AFRAC’s General Assembly and Meetings is being hosted from 24 to 28


Minister Bholah pleads for SMEs to be a pillar of industrialisation in Southern Africa

Minister Bholah pleads for SMEs to be a pillar of industrialisation in Southern Africa
Date:September 20, 2018|Domain:Business & Industry--International Relations--Economy & Finance--Economic Indicators

GIS – 20 September 2018: The Role of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the industralisation process in Southern Africa was the focus today at the 24th Session of the Inter-Governmental Committee of Experts – United Nations Economic Commission f


Businesses should not undermine benefits of technological advancements, says Minister Bholah

Businesses should not undermine benefits of technological advancements, says Minister Bholah
Date:September 19, 2018|Domain:Business & Industry--Economy & Finance

GIS – 19 September 2018: Larger firms and Small and Medium Enterprises can no longer undermine the benefits of technological advancements since the way of conducting business has evolved drastically over the years. Technology is rapidly emerging as


SME Employment Scheme: First Batch of Graduates Allocated Placement

SME Employment Scheme: First Batch of Graduates Allocated Placement
Date:September 18, 2018|Domain:Business & Industry--Education & Training--Employment/Labour

GIS – 18 September 2018: A first batch of 100 graduates are being given placement in Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) under the SME Employment Scheme , a measure announced in Budget 2018/2019 and targeting some 1 000 unemployed graduates. The Sch


Total exports amounted to Rs 20,238 million during 2nd quarter of 2018

Total exports amounted to Rs 20,238 million during 2nd quarter of 2018
Date:September 05, 2018|Domain:Business & Industry

GIS - 05 September, 2018: A press communiqué issued by Statistics Mauritius on 29 August 2018,  regarding the external merchandise trade for the the second quarter of 2018, that is from April-June 2018, highlights that the total exports amounted to