NIA supporting Private Sector to stimulate economic growth, Premier Amory says
NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (September 28, 2016) — Premier of Nevis and Minister of Finance Hon. Vance Amory says the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) is undertaking a number of Capital projects to support the efforts of the private sector investment programme to stimulate growth within the economy.
Mr. Amory made the comment when he delivered an address at the recently concluded one-day Consultation on the Economy on September 22, 2016 at the Nevis Performing Arts Centre (NEPAC) at Pinney’s. The event was hosted by the Ministry of Finance with the theme “A Revitalization of Skills Development and Entrepreneurship for Economic Success.”
“The NIA has embarked on an ambitious capital expenditure programme for 2016. Total capital expenditure for 2016 up to August stood at $22.3 million, a 50 percent increase when compared to what was achieved in 2015. (more…)