The subjective side of business

2022-12-20T13:33:10+04:00December 20th, 2022|Commerce, Economy|

By Mubarak Sooltangos By definition, an objective assessment of a situation and objective decisions in any field of activity are those which arise out of a reasoned, scientific and clinical approach or analysis. This analysis is done while taking into account known facts, methods, set rules and existing laws. Decisions in business are often [...]

Creating a more conducive environment for the industries

2022-10-27T09:57:22+04:00October 27th, 2022|Commerce, Economy|

By Namita Hardowar The world economy is caught up in an atypical period, characterised by slow growth and rising inflation, and the post-Covid recovery has been blurred by additional difficulties following the conflict between Russia and Ukraine. In the face of these unprecedented challenges, there is more than ever a heightened need to reposition [...]

For a sustainable manufacturing hub

2022-10-27T08:32:52+04:00October 26th, 2022|Commerce, Finance|

By Arif Currimjee The Mauritian export sector has performed well in 2022 so far. For the first six months of the year, it has achieved a growth rate of 18% compared to 2021 with all sub-sectors growing at double-digit rates. In US dollar terms, growth was around 11%, which is our best overall performance [...]

Promoting the interests of the consumer

2021-10-26T15:59:28+04:00October 26th, 2021|Commerce, Economy, News|

By Eric Ng Ping Cheun Ordinary citizens are feeling the pinch with rising consumer prices. The depreciation of the rupee has fuelled inflation and dented people’s purchasing power. Mauritius’ year-on-year overall inflation remains elevated for the fourth consecutive month, at 5.4% in September. Even when excluding food, beverages, tobacco, mortgage interest, energy prices and [...]

Afrique : les défis du libre échange

2019-11-25T10:34:31+04:00November 22nd, 2019|Commerce|

Par Emmanuel Martin Le coup d’envoi de la zone de libre-échange continentale africaine (Continental Free Trade Area) a été donné le 30 mai 2019. L’accord signé par 52 pays sur 55 et ratifié par 22 d’entre eux vise à supprimer à terme les protections tarifaires et non tarifaires dans la zone. C’est une bonne nouvelle [...]

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