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Covid-19: Japan grants 300 million Japanese Yen to Mauritius

Covid-19: Japan grants 300 million Japanese Yen to Mauritius
Date:August 06, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance--Health--International Relations

​GIS– 06 August 2020:The Government of Japan has agreed to provide a grant of 300 million Japanese Yen to Mauritius, under the Japan’s Grant Aid “Economic and Social Development Programme”, for the procurement of medical equipment to mitigate the im


Finance Bill 2020 to ensure the economic recovery of Mauritius, says Dr Padayachy

Finance Bill 2020 to ensure the economic recovery of Mauritius, says Dr Padayachy
Date:August 05, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS – 05 August 2020: The Finance (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2020, which amends some 70 pieces of legislation so as to implement the measures set out in Budget 2020-2021, will put the economy of Mauritius back on track for recovery.  The Minist


Need for exports to restart for a sustained economic recovery, insists PM Jugnauth

Need for exports to restart for a sustained economic recovery, insists PM Jugnauth
Date:July 30, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance

​GIS  – 30 July 2020 : The exports of our goods must restart for a sustained economic recovery, said the Prime Minister, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, yesterday, during a site visit at the textile factory, Denim de L’Ile Ltd (DDI), in Rivière du Rempar


Mauritius receives a loan of 300 million Euros from AFD

Mauritius receives a loan of 300 million Euros from AFD
Date:July 28, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance

​GIS – 28 July 2020:Mauritius has received a loan of 300 million Euros from the Agence Française de Développement (AFD) to help the country strengthen its capacity for the reduction and management of risks of natural and health disasters. The signa


Covid-19: MIC to make its first disbursements to companies in financial distress

Covid-19: MIC to make its first disbursements to companies in financial distress
Date:July 28, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance

​GIS – 28 July 2020 :The Mauritius Investment Corporation (MIC) has so far received applications from 40 companies and will shortly make its first disbursement to big corporates that are in financial distress following the Covid-19 crisis. The Min


Population urged to go for more physical activities

Population urged to go for more physical activities
Date:July 23, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance--Youth & Sports

​ GIS – 23 July 2020: At least one physical activity should form part of the daily routine of every citizen and to this end, Government is taking necessary measures to provide the population with the required facilities, such as sports complexes and


171st Annual general meeting of the Mauritius Chamber of Commerce and Industry

171st Annual general meeting of the Mauritius Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Date:July 23, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS  – 23 July 2020: The Mauritius Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) held its 171st annual general meeting (AGM), today, at the Le Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel, Caudan, in Port Louis.  The MCCI, established in 1850, is the oldest non-profit


Adoption of a new strategy to open Mauritius to the world

Adoption of a new strategy to open Mauritius to the world
Date:July 22, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance

​GIS – 22 July 2020: Government has announced, in the 2020-2021 Budget Speech, a new strategy to open the Mauritian economy to the world using a four-pronged approach, highlighted, yesterday, the Prime Minister, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, at the Nat


Mauritius Enters the High-Income Countries’ Category

Date:July 06, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance

​GIS – 06 July 2020:Mauritius is classified as a high-income country as of 1 July 2020, following the publication by the World Bank of the updated taxonomy of countries by income groups. The institution classifies the worlds’ economies into four inc


Government Wage Assistance Scheme and Self-Employed Assistance Scheme extended for the month of June

Government Wage Assistance Scheme and Self-Employed Assistance Scheme extended for the month of June
Date:July 03, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance--Tourism

​GIS – 03 July 2020: The Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) informs the public that the Government Wage Assistance Scheme (GWAS) and the Self-Employed Assistance Scheme (SEAS) have been extended for the month of June 2020 to operators having the nece