Fiji Business Briefs

Fiji Cabinet approves review of national minimum wage Fiji’s Cabinet has given the greenlight to a review of the national minimum wage and will also assess job classifications. The review will include a number of

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Fiji Business Briefs: Fuel prices up, Vanua Levu road project, Movers and Shakers

Revised fuel and LPG prices for April 2024 The Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission (FCCC) has released new regulated prices for various fuel products effective from 1 April 2024. Unleaded fuel has gone up by nine

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Fiji Business Briefs: Chequing-out, Pacific Green growth, Movers and Shakers

Bank cheques phase out While the phasing out of cheques by Fiji’s banks is inevitable, indications from the Reserve Bank of Fiji (RBF) are that there is still flexibility around the timeline. RBF Governor Arrif Ali

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Fiji tourism business briefs: Rydges, latest projections

EVT will operate new Rydges Resort  The future Rydges Wailoaloa being developed by owners Hari Punja & Sons at Wailoaloa Beach is expected to open in late 2026, approvals and construction permitting. When it is

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Sky-high hopes from Starlink

But experts say it's not the sole solution In the vast expanse of the Pacific, where connectivity challenges have persisted for decades, the arrival of Starlink, Elon Musk’s satellite internet venture, is creating

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Fiji Outsourcing conference set for June

Hopes for expansion of FJ$216m industry Fiji is gearing up to host its first in-country outsourcing event, the Exploring Outsourcing in Fiji conference (EXO Fiji) in June. While Outsource Fiji has previously

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Fiji Business Briefs: Fiji Airways charter, Kontiki results

Fiji Airways defends Israel charter flight arrangements Fiji Airways says it has adhered to ethical business practices in the running of last year’s charter flights to Israel, but has admitted the charterer has missed

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Fiji Business Briefs: Pine harvesting, Nabouwalu development, Kinetic Growth updates

RBF gives insurers time to implement new standards The Reserve Bank of Fiji (RBF) says licensed insurers will only have to reflect new reporting standards in their prudential reporting from 1 January 2026. This follows

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First MSME conference to be held in March

Innovation, creativity, and passion are some things to expect at Fiji’s first-ever conference for Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in March this year. The theme of the conference is ‘Innovation

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Fiji Business Briefs: Fiji Airways, FNPF, Pleass

Fiji Airways unaffected by Boeing 737 MAX 9 Grounding Fiji Airways has issued a statement reassuring its passengers that its Boeing 737 MAX 8 fleet remains unaffected by the Federal Aviation  Administration’s

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Fiji Business Briefs: ANZ survey, Drua sponsorship deal, Raine & Horne reopens

ANZ business survey: Turnover up, profitability down ANZ’s Fiji Business Survey for Q3 2023 has reported a positive upturn in turnover, with 42% of surveyed firms noting higher demand compared to the previous quarter.

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Business Assistance Fiji: Empowering women and communities

“If you empower women, you empower communities”. That was the message by Dr Nur Bano, President of the Fiji Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FCCI) at last week’s Business Assistance Fiji (BAF) graduation ceremony

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