Monthly Archives: May 2021

Commerce under containment – Part 2

Some changes have been made overnight to the MCTTT Guidelines. Principally they are: (a) the inclusion of “primary produce and municipal markets” and “insurance companies” as essential businesses, (b) some clarity that businesses identified as “essential or supporting industries” do not require the “permit to operate”, and (c) that “approved manufacturing and businesses outside of… Read more »

Commerce under containment

Introduction 1. The Ministry of Commerce, Trade, Tourism and Transport (MCTTT) on 19 May 2021 released guidelines on how “essential” businesses and those supporting “essential” businesses can operate within the Government-declared containment areas at this time. These are available at the MCTTT website. 2. The guidelines suggest that Government thinks “containment” will be with us… Read more »


Following a renewed community outbreak of Covid-19 in mid-April 2021 and the restrictions announced by the Ministry of Health on 25 April regarding containment/lockdown zones effective in Suva and surrounding areas, our offices are closed. To the extent possible most staff are working remotely and can be contacted by email or phone. You may reach… Read more »