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Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit to announce waiver of import duties on goods for manufacturing and agro-processing

Posted on July 27, 2020


Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit will on Tuesday, present a national budget of over nine hundred million dollars to the parliament.

And he has teased incentives to boost activity within the manufacturing sector.

Mr. Skerrit spoke with four entrepreneurs on Sunday’s edition of his talk programme, Anou Parlay.

He said Government’s objective is to help stimulate activity in the economy.

At Tuesday’s meeting of the parliament, Mr. Skerrit will also ask approval to secure a one hundred and twenty-five million dollar loan from the National Bank of Dominica.

The Prime Minister had already revealed that the highly anticipated budget will include a 30 million dollar loan facility for small businesses.


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