Fiji lost $4 billion in foreign exchange due to COVID - AG

Fiji lost $4 billion in foreign exchange due to COVID - AG

By Naveel Krishant
Thursday 23/06/2022
Acting Prime Minister and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum

Fiji lost $4 billion in foreign exchange due to COVID in the past two years.

This was highlighted by the Acting Prime Minister and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum during a budget consultation at FNU Samabula Campus.

Sayed-Khaiyum says government provided $500 million in livelihood support to people.

The Minister adds we have managed to come out of COVID and it is time to rebuild the economy.

Sayed-Khaiyum says the post COVID recovery has to be private sector led.

He also says if Fiji did not have measures such as the no jab no job policy then Fiji would not have had the high rates of vaccination.

Sayed-Khaiyum will deliver the National Budget on the 15th of next month.



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