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Le budget examiné dans sa globalité

2020-06-15T13:25:49+04:00June 15th, 2020|Economy, News|

Par Mubarak Sooltangos Maintenant que le budget national a été dévoilé, c’est le moment de l’analyse. Je ne vais pas m’attarder sur les commentaires du grand public. Cette frange de la population commente la partie du budget qui la concerne, applaudit les baisses de prix comme le gaz ménager, craint pour son emploi et [...]

Notre économie prendra deux ans et demi avant de revenir à son niveau de 2019

2020-06-15T13:28:06+04:00June 15th, 2020|Economy, News|

Par Eric Ng Ping Cheun Etant donné le Covid-19, nombreux sont ceux qui pensent à un Discours du Budget éloigné du changement minimal proposé annuellement par chaque ministre des Finances. Nous l’avons entendu dans plusieurs pays du monde : la pandémie  est une occasion pour effectuer des choix fondamentaux. Il s’agit de prendre une nouvelle direction [...]

The Achilles heel of the 2020-2021 budget

2020-06-15T12:50:16+04:00June 15th, 2020|Economy, News|

By Sameer Sharma All finance ministers operate within a system, and unless the people and the politicians as a whole push for change, macroeconomic policies will remain constrained. In order for Mauritius to transition from an upper middle income to high income economy, there are three key steps which it must take and pass with [...]

Air Mauritius going the way of the Dodo?

2020-04-30T08:24:02+04:00April 29th, 2020|Economy|

By Sameer Sharma Over the past few days, commentators from all four corners of the island of Mauritius and politicians alike have paraded a narrative that Air Mauritius has been ruined over a period of three years. There is no doubt that our elected officials have this tendency to put the wrong people at [...]

Quelle économie nationale après Covid-19 ?

2020-04-28T13:11:40+04:00April 28th, 2020|Economy|

Par Mubarak Sooltangos J’ai suivi avec intérêt l’interview de Monsieur Jean Mée Desvaux le 24 avril sur Radio Plus. Il a raison sur plusieurs points qui relèvent du passé, mais les mesures qu’il préconise pour sortir de la crise sont cosmétiques et sans véritable substance. J’ai sur certains points une opinion différente et plus [...]

A more ethical post-COVID era

2020-04-28T12:39:32+04:00April 28th, 2020|Economy, News|

By Samad Ramoly In 1999 when thinker activist Naomi Klein broke through, her book No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies gathered a wide following of rebels against unfettered capitalism. The now cult band Radiohead captured the energy to spawn its haunting spleen among many Millenials, today's generation 24-39. As expected, the book attracted [...]

Helping Mauritius towards a sustainable development path

2020-04-28T11:52:59+04:00April 28th, 2020|Economy, News|

By Jaime de Melo “Trade can’t sit outside of our work to tackle climate change. In fact international trade rules are uniquely placed to be part of the solution by removing trade barriers for green products and services and stopping pollution being subsidised… If trade rules can require subsidies to be removed from things like [...]

It is high time for unconventional monetary policy

2020-02-28T18:32:57+04:00February 28th, 2020|Finance|

By Sameer Sharma Conventional monetary policy is about the central bank having a policy rate which sets an interest rate floor for the interest rate structure of the economy. All other interest rates are derived from this floor with the addition, of course, of various risk premias such as term premia, inflation risk premia, [...]