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Dear Valued Partners

” Driving Mauritius towards Export ”

As we look back to our numerous achievements last year, we can only be optimist for the year 2017. However, this journey will not be without challenges. With the looming uncertainties in view of Brexit, fall of the Rand, changes in USA’s political administration amongst others, the Mauritian community of exporters will have to be more dynamic in order to adapt to the volatility in the markets….Read more

MARKET INTELLIGENCE

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Technical Textile: An overview on anti-odour fabrics

We are in an era where consumers are increasingly looking for active, healthy and hygienic lifestyles.  Today’s active fast-moving lifestyle tends to be categorized by the generation of sweat, hence leading   unpleasant odours as a result of the build-up of bacteria. Consequently, demand for anti-odour clothing has increased and consumers are ready to pay a premium for such products…..Read More

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Netherlands

The Netherlands is one of the four countries forming the Kingdom of the Netherlands and is situated in north Western Europe. The location of the Netherlands provides a prime access to markets in the UK, Germany, France and other European countries. The three largest cities in the Netherlands are Amsterdam, Rotterdam and The Hague. Amsterdam is the country’s capital, while The Hague holds the Dutch seat of parliament and government…. Read More

FORTHCOMING EVENTS

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Foodex Japan 2017  (7 – 10  March 2017)

FOODEX Japan is Asia’s largest exhibition dedicated to food and drink targeting participation of about 77,000 buyers from around the world. To further enhance Mauritius as a reliable sourcing destination, Enterprise Mauritius (EM) is renewing the participation of Mauritian Producers/Exporters of food & beverage (agroindustry products) in the 42nd edition of FOODEX to be held from 7th-10th March 2017 in Japan. ….Read More

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Contact Promotion Programme (CPP) Tokyo, Japan   (13 – 14  March 2017)

Japan, a member of the G7, is a potential emerging export market for Mauritius. It has a population of 128 million, relishing a GDP per capita of USD 38, 634 in 2015, which is forecasted to reach USD 43,503 in 2018. It imports 60% of its foods from abroad and represents a huge fashion market that offers real opportunities for Mauritian manufacturers…. Read More

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Prowein 2017 – Germany (19 – 21 March 2017)

Enterprise Mauritius will lead the participation of nine operators in PROWEIN 2017, to be held from 19th to 21st March in Dusseldorf, Germany. A range of products such as rum, blended spirits, vodka, wine, fruit wine and liquor will be showcased by Mauritian participants, namely Distillerie De Labourdonnais, Litchquor, Grays, La Rhumerie de Chamarel, E.C Oxenham & Cy, Indian Ocean Rum Company…Read more

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BSM Tanzania  / Zambia 

Sub-Saharan African countries demarcate themselves from the continent with a remarkable economic growth rate averaging at 3% since 1993. This trend only experienced a slump in 2016 when growth rate was at 1.2%. In light of the current challenges of global economic scenario, Enterprise Mauritius believes that Mauritius needs to consolidate its export relations with AfricaRead more

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Award Ceremony

The export sector remains the most important pillar of the Mauritian economy with a contribution of around 56.5 % to our Gross Domestic Product, generating some 55,000 direct jobs and some 165,000 indirect jobs from ancillary sectors. Enterprise Mauritius, as the National Trade Promotion Organisation, has the challenging role of preparing SMEs for exports with the following objectivesRead more

PAST EVENTS

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Premiere Vision – Paris

Enterprise Mauritius led a delegation of 14 Textile and Apparel manufacturers in Premiere Vision Paris, at Parc des Expositions in France from 7th to 9th February 2017. Mauritian companies were present in the Manufacturing and Knitwear Solutions areas. The participating companies presented their latest collections and met buyers from Israel, UK, Spain, Switzerland, USA, among others. Read More

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Contact Promotion Programme – Spain

Enterprise Mauritius (EM) renewed with a CPP in Spain in 2 targeted cities (Barcelona & Madrid) from 1st to 3rd February 2017 for the Textile and Apparel manufacturers. Meetings with a number of retail chain buyers were held with four Mauritian manufacturers who showcased a range of products ranging from jerseywear, kidswear, jeanswear to knitwear…. Read More

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Fruit Logistica

For the sixth consecutive year, Enterprise Mauritius led the participation of 6 companies (1 large and 5 SMEs) in Fruit Logistica. Fruit Logistica remains the world’s leading trade fair for the fresh fruits and vegetables industry and covers every single sector of the fresh produce business and also offers excellent networking and contact opportunities. It was held in Berlin, Germany from 8 – 10 February 2017 Read More

CAPACITY BUILDING

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Trend Forum  (6-7 April 2017)

The Mauritian Fashion and Design Industry are expanding; we now have a larger pool of local designers emerging with their own creations and identities. To further boost the Fashion Industry in Mauritius, Enterprise Mauritius (EM) has initiated a series of promotional actions. The organisation of a two-day Trend Workshop for the Spring/Summer 18 trends on 6th & 7th April 2017 is an interesting initiative of Enterprise Mauritius Read More

NEW & EMERGING MARKETS

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Country Profile – UAE

The Middle East Region comprises of 15 countries, of which six form part of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and includes Bahrain (GCC), Egypt, Iran, Irak, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait (GCC), Lebanon, Oman (GCC), Palestine, Qatar (GCC), Saudi Arabia (GCC), Syria, United Arab Emirates (UAE – GCC) and Yemen... Read More

AFRICA DESK

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South Africa Retail Market

The South African retail sector accounts for a large share of the country’s income. According to the study titled South African Retail and Consumer Products Outlook 2012-2016 conducted by PWC, the sales of “both food and non-food sales will rack up steady, if unspectacular, growth. Measured by volume, sales will climb by an average of 2.9%… by value, sales will expand at an average of 7.85% in nominal terms”…. Read More

SUCCESS STORY

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Elshadai Uniforms Ltd : Go Export Success Story

The company is located in Baie du Tombeau and was incorporated in 2011. It produces solely uniforms and work-ware for corporates. Lily Chow of Elshadai Uniforms Ltd followed the GO Export training in August 2013. Since then the company participated in various Export promotion events in Reunion Island, SAITEX (South Africa), Seychelles and Australia.…..Read More

FASHION CARNET – Discover Mauritian Talent

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Interview – Body Curves 

Body Curves Ltd is a swimwear manufacturing company, which is design oriented. We offer high quality swimwear and beachwear while constantly focusing on innovation. With our knowledge, experience, rich taste, and cosmopolitanism we create a product spectrum to show we are irresistibly modern…..Read More

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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Calendar of events

INTERNATIONAL FAIRS AND EVENTS 2017 : Below is a list of international events that might be of interest to local operators. Enterprise Mauritius will not participate in these events. Every effort is made to ensure that the information given is up to date and accurate. You are however, advised to reconfirm dates and other information from respective fair organizers....Read More

KNOWLEDGE CENTRE

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Knowledge Centre

The Knowledge Centre is a specialised, referenced, and computerised Trade Information Centre. Its main objective is to assist and proactively disseminate up-to-date, strategic and operational information to business operators. The Centre is involved in the collection, processing, dissemination, research, and links to useful intelligence sources.

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RECENT VIDEOS

RECENT PHOTOS

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Chairman & CEO meeting with His Excellency Mr Mohamed Iqbal Latona Ambassador of Mauritius in Pakistan

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CEO meeting with delegates from India

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Chairman & CEO meeting with His Excellency Dr Keshwar Jankee, Ambassador of Mauritius in Germany

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First training session of Go Export 2 for 2017

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CEO meeting with Operators for finalizing Action Plan 2017

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ICAC Presentation on anticorruption for EM Staff