MSME Fiji

Following the commencement of the Small and Micro Enterprises Development (Repeal) Act on 10 December 2019, the Micro Small Medium Enterprises (MSME) Fiji was established under the Ministry of Commerce, Trade, Tourism and Transport.

Who Are We?

MSME Fiji is responsible to formulate, implement and enhance policies and strategies for the development of MSMEs.

 

What We Do?

MSME Fiji facilitates business training, mentoring, advisory, incubation services and access to finance.

 

MSME Fiji is responsible for monitoring and evaluating the implementation of MSME-related projects. 

MSME Fiji also offers a wide range of funding opportunities to various segments of the business community. From micro businesses, to rural businesses and group funding, to young and inspiring youth entrepreneurs and to exporters.

 

Overall, MSME Fiji strives towards making doing business easier, improve the services available to MSMEs by the Fijian Government and exclusively facilitate the sustainable development of MSMEs.

Read more about MSME Policy Statement Here.

Various MSME Programmes

Micro Small Business Grant


The Micro Small Business Grant (MSBG) Scheme was launched by the Hon. Prime Minister on 7 July 2015. The Scheme is an initiative designed to provide grants for start-up and assistance to new and existing micro and small businesses, of up to $1,000. Click HERE to find out more.




Young Entrepreneurship Scheme


The Young Entrepreneurship Scheme or the YES is an initiative targeting the development of young business entrepreneurs with innovative ideas. It is intended to promote and harness the talents of young Fijians, to become ‘job creators’ rather than be just ‘job seekers’. Click HERE to find out more.




Research and Innovation Scheme for Enterprises


The RISE programme specifically targets established and successful Fijian businesses by encouraging them to invest in Research and Development (R&D), science and innovation. Investment in these areas mean any systematic, investigative and experimental activities that involves novelty or technical risk carried out in the field of science or technology with the object of acquiring new knowledge or using the results of the activities for the production or improvement of materials, devices, products, produce or processes. Click HERE to find out more.




National Export Strategy


The National Export Strategy (NES) is a Fijian Government initiative, which aims to assist existing and new exporters in achieving competitiveness, value addition, export diversification and growth in targeted markets overseas. The Fijian Government will provide this assistance in sectors which have the growth potential, such as Forestry, Fisheries, Agro-business, Manufacturing, Tourism, Hospitality, ICT, Financial Service providers and Energy Development sectors. Click HERE to find out more.




Integrated Human Resources Development Programme


The IHRDP Unit addresses unemployment through a holistic and integrated approach by combining the efforts and resources of the public, private and civil society sectors. This Unit empowers communities to achieve decent and productive work to enhance sustainable national economic growth. Click HERE to find out more.




Northern Development Programme


Click HERE to find out more.




COVID-19 Concessional Loan for MSMEs


The Fijian Government has announced COVID-19 Concessional Finance Support Packages to aid Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) in Fiji. These packages are tailor made to support existing, majority owned MSMEs severely impacted by the global COVID-19 economic fallout. Applications will be made available on Monday 8 June 2020 and will close on Tuesday 30 June 2020. Click HERE to find out more.





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