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Investment Fiji Urges Exporters To Apply For Awards By Friday

All exporters have been urged by Investment Fiji to apply for the 2014 Westpac Prime Minister’s Exporter of the Year Awards before this Friday.Applications for the prestigious awards closes on
22 Oct 2014 12:42
Investment Fiji Urges Exporters To Apply For Awards By Friday
Acting Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture, Rural and Maritime Development Environment and Waterways Mahendra Reddy with some women from the Senidilo women’s group and government officials at Saqani Village on December 13,2019. Photo: Selita Bolanavanua.

All exporters have been urged by Investment Fiji to apply for the 2014 Westpac Prime Minister’s Exporter of the Year Awards before this Friday.Applications for the prestigious awards closes on October 24.

The Prime Minister will be awarding 12 exporters on November 22 at the Sofitel Fiji Resort and Spa on Denarau Island in Nadi.
Investment Fiji executive chairman, Truman Bradley, has commended all those exporters who have already sent their applications and wished them the best in vying for the awards.

All youth entrepreneurs (in between the age of 15-35) out there are invited to apply for the Ministry of Youth and Sports “Youth Entrepreneur Award”.

“We salute you for your excellent contribution towards the Fijian economy,” he said.
Meanwhile, tickets for the gala dinner event have now nearly sold out and only available to applicants.
Those wishing to apply can contact either the Investment Fiji office on telephone 331 5988/9997459 or email Shanaaz Nish on shanaaz@investmentfiji.org.fj

Main Award Category
-2014 Westpac Prime Minister’s Exporter of the Year Award
Presented to a company with outstanding export results, excellent corporate social responsibility, creative techniques and innovative ideas which has impacted trade and development in Fiji.

General Award Categories
-Bank of Baroda Small Exporter
Presented to a company with foreign exchange earnings of up to F$1 million over the last financial year.
-LICI Medium Exporter
Presented to a company with foreign exchange earnings between F$1m to F$2m over the last financial year.

– HFC Large Exporter
Presented to a company with foreign
exchange earnings over F$2 million over the last financial year.

Special Award Categories
-Technix Bitumen Pacific Ltd Emerging Exporter
Presented to company that has developed a niche market through creativity; developed uniqueness in quality, presentation and repertoire within a short period (3 years) after introduction of the product in market.
-BSP Import Substitution
Presented to a company that places great emphasis on product development and has a drive to create analogues of imported products.

-Ministry of Youth & Sports Youth Entrepreneur
Presented to company owned by a youth entrepreneur between the ages of 15 – 35
years and recognises the contribution made by young enterprises to the local economy.

Sector Based Award  Categories
-RBF Agriculture Exporter
Presented to a company with overall excellence in exporting agri products.
-Hangton Pacific Fisheries Exporter
Presented to company with overall excellence exporting fisheries products.
-Golden Manufacturers Ltd Manufacturing Exporter
Presented to a company which demonstrates overall excellence in the manufacturing of exportable products.
-Tropik Wood Forestry Exporter
Presented to a company with overall excellence in exporting forestry (wood) based products in any form.
-TFL Information Communications Technology (ICT) Services
Presented to a company with overall excellence in exporting ICT Services.
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