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The Bank of Cape Verde has just reduced the reference interest rate from 5.75% to 4.25%. The new rate, which went into effect as of Saturday, March 1, is aimed essentially at stimulating economic activity and investment project financing. The market now must wait and see if the country’s commercial banks will follow the lead and lower their interest rates – among the highest in the world for all types of bank loans (A Semana).
The government has just published the Fishing Policy Charter, an extensive document that outlines strategies for the 2013-2020 horizon and calls for the sustainable and integrated development of the sector within the framework of the Sea Cluster. The Fishing Policy Charter will also feature a plan of action that must be approved by the Council of Ministers within 90 days after the resolution regarding the charter goes into effect (A Semana).
The Operational Information Society Nucleus (NOSi) is now a public business entity, as per Law-Decree nº 13/2014, which also approves the new public company’s statutes. The government argues that NOSi requires the conditions needed for its management system and civil society to be able to continue to materialize Cape Verde’s Strategic Information Society Program and Electronic Governance Action Plan (A Semana).
Work to expand the port of Praia is due to be officially inaugurated in March, during an official visit by the Portuguese Minister for Agriculture and the Sea to the archipelago. Portuguese construction consortium Somague/MSF/Etermar carried out the second phase of work to expand and modernise the port of Praia.
THE GRAND TOUR OF CAPE VERDE
Check out The Grand Tour of Cape Verde, Atlantico Weekly’s travel guide to the country’s main islands Santiago, Sal, Santo Antao, Boa Vista and Sao Vicente. Agora tambem em Portugues!
Equatorial Guinean airline Ceiba Intercontinental intends to operate a flight departing from that country’s capital, Malabo, to Praia, with a stopover in São Tomé and Príncipe, A Semana reported.
The number of passengers transported by TACV Cabo Verde Airlines between Portugal and Cape Verde was 29% higher than projected in its 2013 budget, according to the company’s delegate for Portugal and Spain, Mário Almeida. The figures prove that the market has grown, A Semana reported.
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