“The Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI), as the peak body representing private sector, on Thursday 3 September facilitated a roundtable discussion with a high-level delegation from the Solomon Islands Government (SIG) which focused on ‘Standards and Compliance’ in the local manufacturing industry.
“Targeted outcomes for the roundtable was to raise awareness for key SIG partners on issues faced by compliant companies in the manufacturing industry due to the absence and/or lack of enforcement of and non-compliance to Standards and policies and to discuss practical solutions that will enable a fair and competitive environment for businesses and companies in the manufacturing sector.
“The private sector was represented by heads and senior representatives of some of the biggest companies in the manufacturing industry in Solomon Islands and members of SICCI’s Manufacturing Industry Working Group (MIWG).
“The roundtable featured presentations on the standards in the manufacturing industry, enforcement of standards and policy gaps.”
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