2018/19 National Budget: Concessions and traffic issues

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) chairperson Vijay Maharaj has urged other road users to play their part and text the details of vehicles with explicit stickers to 582. Picture: FT FILE

SUVA Retailers Association president Vinay Kumar is hoping the 2018-2019 National Budget will provide concessions on certain items and address traffic issues which are affecting business.
“We are expecting a robust budget with consistent policies that help small to medium businesses – especially those who are struggling right now with the high cost of business and compliance,” Mr Kumar said.
“One of the problems small retailers are facing in Suva is the traffic congestion and that is affecting our business because people don’t want to come into town.”