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Africa’s major Pension Funds to meet in Mauritius to debate investment strategies

Africa’s major Pension Funds to meet in Mauritius to debate investment strategies
Date:March 15, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance--Business & Industry

GIS - 15 March, 2019: Mauritius will host from 20 to 21 March 2019 the 3rd edition of the Pension Funds and Alternative Investments Africa Conference (PIAfrica 2019) which will bring together senior executives from Pension Funds with regulators, ass


Mauritius does not feature on EU’s blacklist of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes

Mauritius does not feature on EU’s blacklist of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes
Date:March 14, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS - 14 March, 2019: Mauritius does not feature on the Council of the European Union’s blacklist of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes. The European Commission has, on 12 March 2019, issued a press release updating its blacklist of non-


2019/2020 Pre-Budget Consultations: Citizens and stakeholders urged to submit proposals

2019/2020 Pre-Budget Consultations: Citizens and stakeholders urged to submit proposals
Date:March 13, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS - 13 March, 2019: The national budget must not only reflect the development goals of Government but must also and most importantly, echo the aspirations and priorities of the citizens of the Republic of Mauritius. In the context of the preparati


Mauritius and Vietnam currently collaborating on 49 projects to the tune of USD 400 million

Mauritius and Vietnam currently collaborating on 49 projects to the tune of USD 400 million
Date:March 07, 2019|Domain:International Relations--Foreign Affairs--Economy & Finance

GIS - 07 March, 2019: Mauritius and Vietnam are collaborating on some 49 projects to the total value of USD 400 million mostly in the trading and investment fields. This statement was made by Mr Le Huy Hoang, Ambassador of the Socialist Republic o


Government aims to enhance well-being of Mauritians, states Prime Minister

Government aims to enhance well-being of Mauritians, states Prime Minister
Date:February 20, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance--Business & Industry

GIS – 20 February 2019: One of the major objectives of Government is to enhance quality of life and the well-being of each citizen and the new market fair, among other such projects, fits in the philosophy of the Government to attain the set objecti


Impact assessment report highlights NMW positive impact on economy and population

Impact assessment report highlights NMW positive impact on economy and population
Date:February 20, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS – 20 February 2019: A report on the impact assessment of the implementation of the National Minimum Wage (NMW) was handed over to the Minister of Labour, Industrial Relations, Employment and Training, Mr Soodesh Callichurn, yesterday at a press


Survey to be undertaken to identify causes of recent flooding, says PM

Survey to be undertaken to identify causes of recent flooding, says PM
Date:February 19, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance--Environment

GIS – 19 February, 2019: A survey will be carried out to determine the causes of the recent flooding which affected several regions in Mauritius especially Port Louis, said the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and Na


Mauritius and UNODC to strengthen cooperation in the Fintech industry

Mauritius and UNODC to strengthen cooperation in the Fintech industry
Date:February 19, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance--Law and Order--Business & Industry--International Relations

GIS -21 February, 2019: The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) wants to build partnership with Mauritius and establish a Fintech self-regulatory organisation as well as a Fintech incubator with the expertise of leaders in Europe. The


Mauritius is not in the European Commission’s Blacklist

Mauritius is not in the European Commission’s Blacklist
Date:February 15, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance

​GIS – 15 Feb 2019: The adoption of a new list of 23 countries with strategic deficiencies in their anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing frameworks was announced by the European Commission, in a Press Release issued on 13th Febr


Gelena: Rs 35 million disbursed to help the people of Rodrigues

Gelena: Rs 35 million disbursed to help the people of Rodrigues
Date:February 11, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS - 11 February, 2019: Government will disburse Rs 35 million for repair works to be carried out in the context of the destruction caused by cyclone Gelena in Rodrigues. The amount will be injected in the Chief Commissioner's Relief Fund of Rodrig