Ministry focuses on modern and innovative trading

February 15, 2023 4:18 pm

Ariel shot of Suva City. [File Photo]

The Ministry of Trade, Co-operatives, SMEs, and Communications will be focusing on modern and innovative trade and economic cooperation that make sense for Fiji.

Speaking in Parliament yesterday, Minister Manoa Kamikamica said they will operate on a “no surprises” policy.

He also states that transparency and investor confidence are also fundamental for the growth of the sector.

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“The Indo-Pacific Economic Framework is an example of a modern and forward-looking trade agreement that will evolve into a powerful economic bloc.” “IPEF will address non-tariff barriers and modern trade logistic issues, which exacerbate the cost of doing business.”

Minister Manoa Kamikamica. [Source: Parliament of Fiji/ Facebook]

Kamikamica says this will also leverage public-private partnerships and business-to-business initiatives.

He says it will also provide an opportunity to deliver foreign direct investments and technology transfers.