Parties discuss way forward

Investment Fiji and Ministry of Commerce, Trade, Tourism and Transport met to discuss initiatives which would promote exports as well as foreign and domestic investments.Picture: SUPPLIED

Investment Fiji and Ministry of Commerce, Trade, Tourism and Transport met to discuss initiatives which would promote exports as well as foreign and domestic investments.

According to a statement from Investment Fiji board of directors chair Jenny Seeto and acting chief executive officer Kamal Chetty met minister Faiyaz Koya to also discuss a way forward for the country to open borders.

“I would like to thank the ministry for all the work with the Investment Act 2021 and as we progress with other regulations and the proposed Investment Fiji Act, we look forward to working with the ministry.

“Investment Fiji is always happy to work with MCTTT on any initiatives and policies to address the opportunities and challenges to grow our economy and to build resilience for a future sustained recovery,” said Ms Seeto.

According to the statement Mr Chetty presented to Mr Koya a number of marketing activities undertaken by Investment Fiji, such as the monthly Global Trade Expo Series to promote Fijian exports to targeted foreign markets and attract much-needed foreign investment.

“Investment Fiji recently-launched our investment symposium, an online platform that showcases Fiji’s investment opportunities and has also held a number of sector-specific investment webinars.

“We continue to provide aftercare support services and recently revamped our foreign and domestic investor facilitation services and continue to work closely with Investment Facilitation Committee.”

Ms Seeto thanked the Mr Koya for the talanoa session and looked forward to the journey as Investment Fiji transitions into an Investment and Trade Promotion Agency.

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