Seychelles

Seychelles : Presidential Elections

Seychelles votes today 18th December in its Presidential Elections – James Michel v/s Wavel Ramkalawan The first round of the Seychelles Presidential elections that was held on the 5th December saw James Michel from the Parti Lepep (PL) with red as their campaign colour and Wavel Ramkalawan from the Seychelles National Party (SNP) with green […]

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Seychelles and Switzerland sign tax information exchange agreement

Switzerland signs tax information exchange agreement with Seychelles BERN, Switzerland, May 26, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Today in Brussels, Switzerland and the Seychelles signed a tax information exchange agreement (TIEA). Such agreements are concluded within the framework of Switzerland’s administrative assistance policy. In addition, the tax information exchange agreement with the Seychelles should make […]

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Foreign Minister Adam of Seychelles to Visit China

BEIJING, China, July 19, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying announces:   At the invitation of Foreign Minister Wang Yi, Foreign Minister Jean-Paul Adam of the Republic of Seychelles will pay an official visit to China from July 21 to 28. Source: APO

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Seychelles – IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with Seychelles VICTORIA, Mahé, May 15, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On May 8, 2013, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with Seychelles. 1 Background In the few years since the 2008 debt crisis, Seychelles has made remarkable strides, […]

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Seychelles : partnership with the EU for sustainable fisheries

A strategic and consolidated partnership between the Seychelles and the EU for sustainable fisheries assuring long term benefits for the whole Indian Ocean industry BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, May 10, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — European Union–Seychelles / Joint Press Release   A delegation of the Republic of Seychelles led by Mr Philippe Michaud, Chairman […]

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Seychelles : IMF Approves US$5.0 Million Disbursement

IMF Executive Board Completes the Seventh Review Under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) for Seychelles and Approves US$5.0 Million Disbursement VICTORIA, Mahé, May 9, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today completed the seventh review of Seychelles’ economic performance under a program supported by the Extended Fund […]

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UN Approves Funding to Support Anti-Piracy Efforts in Somalia and Affected States in the Region

NEW YORK, May 2, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The United Nations Trust Fund for the Fight against Piracy today approved a package of projects in support of anti-piracy efforts in Somalia and other affected States in the region, including Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Maldives and the Seychelles. The announcement was made in New York by […]

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IMF Concludes 2013 Article IV and EFF Review Mission to Seychelles

VICTORIA, Mahé, March 6, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission led by Carol Baker visited Victoria from February 20 – March 5, 2013 to conduct the 2013 Article IV consultation discussions and assess performance at end-December for the seventh program review under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) Arrangement with Seychelles.1 […]

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Anti-piracy centre open for business

LONDON, United-Kingdom, February 25, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Foreign Office Minister, Alistair Burt, today welcomed an important milestone in the fight against piracy in the Indian Ocean.   Mr Burt officially opened the Regional Anti-Piracy Prosecution & Intelligence Coordination Centre (RAPPICC) in the Seychelles. The RAPPICC will bring together experts from around the world […]

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Marles to visit UAE, Seychelles and Africa

MARLES TO VISIT UAE, SEYCHELLES AND AFRICA CANBERRA, Australia, January 15, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Parliamentary Secretary for Foreign Affairs Richard Marles will today begin a visit to United Arab Emirates, Seychelles and Africa.   In the Seychelles, Mr Marles will attend the 28th Session of the Council of the Indian Ocean Commission (IOC), […]

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Africa IMF Reports : Seychelles 2012

IMF Reports for Seychelles 2012 Country Report No. 12/30: Seychelles – Fourth Review Under the Extended Arrangement, Request for Waiver of Applicability of Performance Criteria and Financing Assurance Review – Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; Statement by the Executive Director for Seychelles http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/cat/longres.aspx?sk=25707.0 Country’s Policy Intentions Documents — Seychelles: Letter of […]

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Africa IMF Reports : Seychelles 2011

Seychelles IMF Reports 2011 Country Report No. 11/5: Seychelles: 2010 Article IV Consultation and Second Review Under the Extended Arrangement, Request for Rephasing of Disbursements, and Financing Assurances Review-Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Seychelles http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/cat/longres.cfm?sk=24546.0 IMF Survey: Caribbean […]

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