Category Economy

Tina Hydro gets the green light

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In a historic moment for the Solomon Islands, the Tina River Hydropower Development Project has overcome its last major hurdle before construction can finally commence on the much-anticipated SBD1.5 billion renewable energy project. It has been a long and challenging…

Gov’t commits to fund CEMA’s 3 phases revitalisation strategy

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Approximately SBD$77m will be channelled through the Ministry of Commerce Industry Labour and Immigration, Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock and Ministry of Infrastructure Development for the implementation of the seven year, 3-phase revitalisation strategy of the Commodities Export Marketing Authority…

ESP boosts copra trading says private exporter

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The Government Economic Stimulus Package has boosted the copra industry since the implementation of the initiative in 2020. This is according to Company Recruiter of Solomon Islands Commodities Private Limited, Dilip Kumar Acharya. Mr. Acharya who works for the private…

SICCI delivers 4th Directorship Programme

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As an organization that strives to achieve excellence in corporate governance, the Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) is again delivering the Essential to Directorship Programme.The four-day programme got started at the Heritage Park in Honiara on Tuesday…

NFIS 3 an important economic roadmap: PM

PM Sogavare says the Government recognizes the importance of the National Financial Inclusion Strategy 3 as a national roadmap for improving financial access for all Solomon Islanders scaled

THE National Financial Inclusion Strategy 3 (NFIS 3), 2021-2035 is an important roadmap to guide the nationally driven efforts to improve access to financial services in the Solomon Islands.Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare stated this during the launching of the National…

DCGA Gov’t committed in building inclusive economy

Prime Minister Sogavare during the launching says the Govt has made significant reforms to construct an inclusive economy for all scaled

THE DCGA Government is committed in building a more equitable and inclusive economy by improving the social and economic livelihoods of all Solomon Islanders. This is guided by the National Development Strategy, 2016-2020 and the DCGA government policy. Prime Minister…

BUDGET TO PROTECT LIVES AND PROMOTE ECONOMIC GROWTH

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“Protecting lives and promoting the economy in the face of covid-19 is the ultimate aim of the 2021 National Budget”, according to the Minister of Finance and Treasury, Harry Kuma. Delivering his summary speech on the 2021 budget debate in…

2021 Budget is the most inclusive: Minister Veke

Guest of Honour Minister of Police National Security Correctional Service Hon Anthony Veke delivering the Keynote address

THE 2021 Budget can be described as the most inclusive budget. Minister for Police, National Security and Correctional Services, Hon. Veke’s highlighted this during his 2021 Appropriation Bill 2021 debate speech in Parliament this week. The Police Minister said the…