Fiji widens its vision to cover the world

A 12-member business delegation returned home last week after a five-day visit to Fiji, full of hope, ambition and entrepreneurial spirit. In just five days (from July 30 to August 3) most of them have secured, or in the process of securing, Memorandum of Understanding followed by commercial arrangements with companies and businesspersons in Fiji. These moves will accord them…

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Tax reforms make Fiji good investment destination

Rationalised tax policy, simplified procedures, efficient administration and corruption-free public services are among the attributes of the Fijian Government, according to the senior-most minister in Suva. Attorney General and Industry Minister Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum said that even as the process for returning the country to a stable and transparent democracy was proceeding as per schedule, the Government had heralded a new…

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As confidence builds, higher growth forecast

The economy of Fiji is robust and with the return of business confidence, future prospects for growth are bright, Reserve Bank of Fiji Governor Barry Whiteside said. Addressing the members of a business delegation from New Zealand in Suva on August 1, 2013, he said that Fiji would follow New Zealand’s projected growth of 2.7% this year, while Australian economists…

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Rich potential appeases business delegation

Investment in commercial and industrial ventures, agriculture, dairy, trade, food, fast moving consumer goods and real estate were among the sectors of interest for a group of businesspersons that visited Fiji last fortnight. The 12-member delegation, led by Harish Lodhia, Fiji’s Honorary Consul in Auckland, included 10 investors and entrepreneurs who explored opportunities to invest in Fiji companies and projects,…

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The Essence of Fijian life

Essence of Fiji captures the Pacific way of restoring youthful appearance, skin radiance, rejuvenation, and wellbeing. Fiji’s marine and plant extracts have soothing and healing properties. We turned these gifts of nature into a range of spa therapies. By creating a naturally-based skin and body care range, Essence of Fiji promotes Fiji’s unique culture while providing revenue and employment to…

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Quality furniture using ‘unwanted’ palms

Décor-conscious New Zealanders are always on the lookout for new furniture ideas, which combine innovative design with practicality and sustainability. The Pacific Green range of Coconut Palmwood Furniture is one of the most environmentally friendly furniture products in the New Zealand market. Coconut Palmwood Furniture is crafted from unwanted and senile Fijian coconut palms, the densely grained planks boasting a…

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