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Government receives Rs 60 Billion as one-off contribution from BoM to stabilise the economy

Government receives Rs 60 Billion as one-off contribution from BoM to stabilise the economy
Date:May 22, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS  – 22 May, 2020: The Government will benefit from a One-Off exceptional contribution of Rs 60 Billion from the Bank of Mauritius (BoM), for the purpose of assisting fiscal measures to stabilise the economy in the wake of the negative impacts


Pre-Budget consultations: Finance Minister discusses with Consumer Associations

Date:May 21, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance--Consumer Protection

GIS  – 21 May, 2020: Representatives of Consumer Associations, exchanged views and made proposals on the protection of Mauritian consumers and the restoration of consumers’ purchasing power, with the Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and De


NGOs press for additional funding and assistance to fight social scourges

NGOs press for additional funding and assistance to fight social scourges
Date:May 21, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS – 21 May, 2020: NGOS pressed for additional funding and Government assistance to fight social scourges, during the Pre-Budget consultative meeting with the Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development, Dr Renganaden Padayachy, this


Arts industry professionals submit recommendations for forthcoming Budget

Arts industry professionals submit recommendations for forthcoming Budget
Date:May 21, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance--Arts & Culture

GIS  – 21 May, 2020:The round of pre-Budget consultations for the forthcoming 2020-2021 National Budget, ended with the Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development, Dr Renganaden Padayachy, meeting professionals of the arts industry a


Prime Minister announces Budget 2020/21 presentation for 4 June

Date:May 21, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS – 21 May, 2020: The Prime Minister, Mr. Pravind Jugnauth, announced the presentation of the Budget 2020/21 for 4 June 2020, and stressed that the first and foremost priority of his Government is to preserve employment, in a statement to the M


COVID-19 related Acts enacted to restart country’s economy within appropriate public health parameters

Date:May 20, 2020|Domain:Health--Judiciary--Economy & Finance

GIS – 20 May 2020: The key objective of the recently enacted COVID-19 (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2020 and the Quarantine Act 2020, isto lay the foundations for restarting the country’s economy within appropriate public health parameters.


SMEs and agro industry stakeholders make recommendations for forthcoming Budget

Date:May 20, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance--Business & Industry--Agriculture and Food Security

GIS  – 20 May, 2020: The Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) as well as sugar cane and small planters representatives met the Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development, Dr Renganaden Padayachy, this morning, in Port Louis, for a pre-


Pre-Budget 2020-2021 consultations: Meeting with Trade Unions

Pre-Budget 2020-2021 consultations: Meeting with Trade Unions
Date:May 19, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance--Employment/Labour

GIS  – 19 May, 2020: The first Pre-Budget consultative meeting for Budget 2020-2021 with Trade Unions’ representatives was chaired, today, by the Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development, Dr Renganaden Padayachy, at the Government C


Private sector participates in pre-budget consultation process

Private sector participates in pre-budget consultation process
Date:May 19, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS– 19 May, 2020: A pre-budget consultation with stakeholders of the private sector was held this afternoon, in presence of the Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development, Dr Renganaden Padayachy, in Port-Louis   Giving th


Mauritius holds some Rs 1 000 billion in foreign currency, indicates Finance Minister

Date:May 15, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS  – 15 May, 2020: Mauritius, currently, holds an equivalent of Rs 1 000 billion in foreign currency. At the end of 2014, the country's official reserves stood at Rs 124.3 billion (USD 3.9 billion), representing 6.5 months of imports of goods a