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ISSUE NO 42  – JUNE 2015

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Dear Valued Reader,

Trade Agreements have proved to be one of the most valuable tools to open access to foreign markets. They tend to reduce export barriers, protect interests and enhance the rule of law. According to UNCTAD, there has been a wave of bilateral and regional trade agreements (RTAs) and international investment agreements (IIAs) since the early 90s…

Events in June 2015

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SOURCE AFRICA
Cape Town, South Africa
10 – 11 June 2015

Enterprise Mauritius (EM) participated in the Source Africa International Trade Exhibition which was held on 10th and 11th June 2015 in Cape Town. This international event is emerging as the indisputable leader of the Textiles Sector in South Africa where future trends and collections are normally represented…   Read more…

The Southern African Trade International Trade Exhibition (SAITEX) 2015
Johannesburg, South Africa.
21 – 23 June 2015

Enterprise Mauritius participated in SAITEX from 21st-23rd June at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg. SAITEX is a multi-sectoral annual trade exhibition that aims to facilitate intra Africa trade. It represents an effective platform for business exchanges and showcases over 900 companies from 45 countries and attracts over 20,000 visitors   Read more …

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JCK 2015 JEWELLERY EXHIBITION
Las Vegas, USA
29 May – 01 June 2015

Enterprise Mauritius organised the participation of 5 companies in the JCK Las Vegas Jewellery show held from 29th May to 01st June 2015 in Las Vegas, USA. With economic indicators pointing towards recovery, jewellery and diamond dealers in the wholesale market are optimistic .  Read more …

International Events 

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INTERNATIONAL FAIRS AND EVENTS 2015 : 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.

Country Focus – South Africa

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South Africa is a middle-income, emerging market with an abundant supply of natural resources; well-developed financial, legal, communications, energy, and transport sectors and a stock exchange that is the 16th largest in the world. Even though the country’s modern infrastructure supports a relatively efficient distribution of goods to major urban centres throughout the region, unstable electricity supplies tend to retard growth….

Policy Article : Tripartite

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COMESA- SADC-EAC Tripartite FTA (TFTA)

The COMESA- SADC-EAC Tripartite Summit 2015 was held in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt on June 10. In this context, a free trade agreement declaration was signed which provides for the three existing regional economic communities, namely, Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), Southern African Development Community (SADC) and East African Community (EAC) to merge in a single entity

Capacity Building 

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EXPORT PROCEDURES AND DOCUMENTATION
by Mr Afzal Delbar of the Freight Academy.

This module enables exporters to understand their responsibilities, documents to be aware of and how to make international trade documents work. Export documents are a means to ensure that the international trade transaction is legitimate, compliant with standards or regulations, and traceable…

Industry Focus

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Grays is one of the pioneers of the distillation industry in Mauritius and is presently producing around 7 Million litres of spirit yearly from molasses. Vertically integrated, the company has total control on all stages of its production thereby guaranteeing a seal of excellence to finished product. The company has recently invested in efficient equipment that allows process optimisation and waste reduction…

What’s new in the Knowledge Centre 

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The Knowledge Centre is a specialized, referenced, and computerized 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.

The specialized collections 2015 and services of the Knowledge Centre are designed to meet the critical information requirements of a broad base of organizations, including those of small and medium-sized enterprises.

Visitors

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Courtesy Visit of the British High Commissioner
His Excellency Jonathan Drew

Malasia

Visit of a delegation of
Indian Ocean Regional Association

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Visit of Mr Gerard Sanspeur & Mr Ken Poonoosamy
Chairman and Managing Director of
Board of Investment

Collaborative Meetings

Stakeholder-SME

Meeting with Partner Agencies
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Meeting with manufacturers – Textiles sector

Jewellery

Meeting with manufacturers – Jewellery sector

Source Africa: Mauritian Fashion Show 2015

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