Local exporters receive grants
July 22, 2019 10:17 am
Five local exporters have received grants from the government to boost their operation and visibility amongst potential buyers.
The assistance is in line with the National Export Strategy which was launched by the Government in 2006 to stimulate trade and exports.
Bula Batiki Association, Civa (Fiji) Pearls Ltd, Paper Source South Pacific (PTE) Ltd, Tropical Aquarium Fish (Fiji) and Zonah United received different amounts based on their planned investment in respective businesses.
Minister for Industry and Trade Premila Kumar who handed over the grants says these exporters, stood out during a rigorous selection phase.
The grants will be used to upgrade infrastructure, buy value-adding machines, equipment and address storage problems.