Fiji Time: 3:58 PM on Saturday 22 November

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Division expects to earn $19m from investments

Salaseini Moceiwai
Friday, June 06, 2014

INVESTMENT Fiji has registered 48 foreign companies which have shown their interest to invest in the Northern Division since 2011.

In her presentation during the Macuata Provincial Council meeting yesterday, organisation representative Talica Ratulevu said out of the figure, 10 of the companies had started their businesses in Macuata.

Mrs Ratulevu said the 10 companies were expected to inject about $19million into the northern economy from their businesses.

She said the businesses ranged from exploration and mining works, agriculture, forests, electrification projects and manufacturing.

Members of the council were informed that Investment Fiji also assisted local businesses with securing markets overseas.

Mrs Ratulevu added they also assisted people who wanted to set up their businesses with foreigners in the country.

She has also advised landowners to always request their assistance to check for foreigners who were interested in investing on their resources.

Mrs Ratulevu said they would conduct financial checks for the investors on behalf of the landowners.

However, she said it was also good to allow foreigners to invest in the country because they would assist in contributing to developments in the country.





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Biman: Budget boring
  2. Biggest share
  3. Nine retained
  4. Dragon's embrace
  5. Blind faces 'long' lay-off
  6. Free education extended
  7. Biggest pie goes to FRA
  8. Tonga to forge new partnership
  9. Pacific Islands and China
  10. The priority areas

Top Stories this Week

  1. Tourist's death: Murder accused to appear in court Monday (17 Nov)
  2. Stabbed to death Tuesday (18 Nov)
  3. Lover's alibi Sunday (16 Nov)
  4. Prime Minister Modi arrives in Fiji Wednesday (19 Nov)
  5. Kill victim cried for help Tuesday (18 Nov)
  6. The man behind the scene Monday (17 Nov)
  7. Bula Mr Modi Wednesday (19 Nov)
  8. Man found unconscious, dies in hospital Monday (17 Nov)
  9. Modi-fied Thursday (20 Nov)
  10. Modi announces visa on arrival for Fiji people Wednesday (19 Nov)