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Minister of Finance announces increase of 6 per cent to beneficiaries of social aid benefits

Minister of Finance announces increase of 6 per cent to beneficiaries of social aid benefits
Date:December 30, 2014|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS - 30 December 2014: The Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Seetanah Lutchmeenaraidoo, announced this morning during a press conference in Port Louis, an increase of 6 per cent to beneficiaries of social aid benefits.   Mr Lutchm


Export Oriented Enterprises: Imports amounted to Rs 7,427 million for the 3rd Quarter 2014

Export Oriented Enterprises: Imports amounted to Rs 7,427 million for the 3rd Quarter 2014
Date:December 29, 2014|Domain:Business & Industry--Economy & Finance

GIS - 29 December 2014:  Export Oriented Enterprises (EOE) imports amounted to Rs 7,427 million, 11.9% higher compared to the second quarter of 2014 but 3.0% lower compared to the third quarter of 2013, according to the latest figures released by St


Christmas 2014 - President highlights importance of Education

Christmas 2014 - President highlights importance of Education
Date:December 26, 2014|Domain:Economy & Finance

​GIS -  26 December 2014: The President of the Republic, Mr Rajkeswur Purryag, reiterated the importance of education in the socio-economic development of the country in his address to the Nation on the occasion of Christmas 2014.   He stated tha


Mauritius to host FEMCOM’s Annual General Meeting next year

Mauritius to host FEMCOM’s Annual General Meeting next year
Date:December 09, 2014|Domain:Gender--Economy & Finance--International Relations

​GIS - 9 December 2014:  Mauritius will host, in September 2015, the next Annual General Meeting of the Federation of National Associations of Women in Business in Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (FEMCOM), which endeavours to promote p


Mauritius and Ghana to step up collaboration in the field of higher education

Mauritius and Ghana to step up collaboration in the field of higher education
Date:December 04, 2014|Domain:Education & Training--Economy & Finance--International Relations

​GIS - 4 December 2014: A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on collaboration in the fields of tertiary education, science, research and technology will be signed by the Ministry of Tertiary Education, Science, Research and Technology and the Ministr


MRA hosts Second Single Window and WCO Data Model workshop

MRA hosts Second Single Window and WCO Data Model workshop
Date:November 20, 2014|Domain:Economy & Finance

​GIS - 20 November 2014: A three-day Second Single Window and World Customs Organisation (WCO) Data Model workshop organised at the initiative of the Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) in collaboration with the WCO opened on November 18 at Le Meridie


ADB to grant Rs 57 m to Mauritius for capacity building on Regional Integration Issues

ADB to grant Rs 57 m to Mauritius for capacity building on Regional Integration Issues
Date:November 17, 2014|Domain:Economy & Finance

​GIS - 17 Nov 2014:  The African Development Bank (ADB) will disburse an amount of Rs 57m from its Middle Income Country (MIC) Grant to the Government of Mauritius, to finance technical assistance to the Regional Multidisciplinary Centre for Excelle


FSC Mauritius hosts training programme for Pension Supervisors

FSC Mauritius hosts training programme for Pension Supervisors
Date:November 12, 2014|Domain:Education & Training--Economy & Finance

​GIS - 12 November 2014: The Financial Services Commission (FSC), Mauritius in collaboration with the Toronto Centre, is hosting from 10 to 14 November 2014, a regional training programme on Developing Practical Approaches to Risk-Based Supervision


Mauritius ranks 28th worldwide in Overall Ease of Doing Business 2015

Mauritius ranks 28th worldwide in Overall Ease of Doing Business 2015
Date:October 30, 2014|Domain:Economic Indicators--Economy & Finance

​GIS - 30 October 2014 :  Mauritius tops Africa's Sub-Saharan economies and is ranked at the 28th position worldwide on Overall Ease of Doing Business, according to the World Bank group's Doing Business 2015 Report entitled: Going Beyond Efficiency,


MPC maintains Key Repo Rate at 4.65 per cent

MPC maintains Key Repo Rate at 4.65 per cent
Date:October 29, 2014|Domain:Economy & Finance--Economic Indicators

GIS - 29 October, 2014: The Key Repo Rate has been maintained at 4.65 per cent per annum by the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of Mauritius following its meeting held on Monday 27 October in Port Louis.   The MPC took this decision af