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Revenue collection by MRA for year 2017/2018 amounts to Rs 87.5 billion

Revenue collection by MRA for year 2017/2018 amounts to Rs 87.5 billion
Date:August 17, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance

​GIS - 17 August, 2018: Revenue collection by the Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) for the financial year 2017-2018 amounted to approximately Rs 87.5 billion as compared to Rs 76 billion for the year 2016-2017, representing an increase of 15 % over


National Cooperative College poised to professionalise the cooperative sector, says Prime Minister

National Cooperative College poised to professionalise the cooperative sector, says Prime Minister
Date:August 10, 2018|Domain:Business & Industry--Education & Training--Economy & Finance

GIS  - 10 August, 2018: The National Cooperative College (NCC), a first-of-its-kind in Mauritius, will provide training and educational programmes with a view to give a professional edge to the cooperative sector. Government is investing massively t


Development Bank introduces new loan schemes for Micro Small and Medium Enterprises

Development Bank introduces new loan schemes for Micro Small and Medium Enterprises
Date:August 02, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance--Business & Industry

GIS - 02 August, 2018: The Development Bank of Mauritius (DBM) has taken a leap ahead with the introduction of six new loan schemes at an interest rate of 3% in favour of  Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). The aim is to support entrepreneu


IMF team meets Prime Minister to discuss economic resilience

IMF team meets Prime Minister to discuss economic resilience
Date:July 31, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS  – 31 July, 2018: A team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) comprising two officials and led by the Mission Chief of the IMF for Mauritius, Ms Qureshi Mahvash, met the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and


Mauritius Housing Company Ltd launches New Housing Loan product

Mauritius Housing Company Ltd launches New Housing Loan product
Date:July 20, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS – 20 July, 2018: The Mauritius Housing Company (MHC) Ltd has launched a new housing loan product, the ‘Home Sweet Loan’, whereby an interest rate of 1% for the first year will be charged irrespective of the amount disbursed as loan. This announc


MRA launches Common Reporting Standard platform for automatic exchange of information

MRA launches Common Reporting Standard platform for automatic exchange of information
Date:July 19, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS - 19 July, 2018: A Common Reporting Standard (CRS) platform focusing on Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI) for tax purposes in a multilateral context was launched today at the Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA), Custom House, in Mer Rouge.


Financial Services: Minister Sesunkgur sheds light on Mutual Evaluation Report

Financial Services: Minister Sesunkgur sheds light on Mutual Evaluation Report
Date:July 18, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS - 18 July, 2018: Government is taking a series of measures and actions to reform our financial services sector.  The blueprint contains a number of policies and proposals which will further develop this sector and certainly take it to new height


Mauritius to host World Finance Conference 2018

Mauritius to host World Finance Conference 2018
Date:July 17, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS – 17 July, 2018: The World Finance Conference 2018, organised by the University of Technology, Mauritius in collaboration with the World Finance Conference, will be held from 25 to 27 July 2018 at Le Méridien Ile Maurice Hotel in Pointe aux Pime


Prime Minister receives a delegation of IMF Experts

Prime Minister receives a delegation of IMF Experts
Date:July 16, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance--International Relations

GIS – 16 July, 2018: A delegation comprising two International Monetary Fund (IMF) Experts, led by the director of the Africa Training Institute and the Regional Technical Assistance Center for Southern Africa, Ms Effie Psalida, met the Prime Minist


The Ombudsperson for Financial Services Bill is being finalised, says Prime Minister

The Ombudsperson for Financial Services Bill is being finalised, says Prime Minister
Date:July 11, 2018|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS - 11 July, 2018: The Ombudsperson for Financial Services Bill is being finalised in consultation with all relevant stakeholders. The objective of the Bill is to better protect consumers of banking and financial services. It provides for the esta