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ISSUE NO 52 – JULY 2016

editorial

“Ushering a New Era of Development”

Amidst an unstable global economic landscape, an unexpected Brexit, a fall in the Euro and a Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) being renegotiated with India, the Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Hon. Pravind Jugnauth had the daunting task of aligning the national economic scene—with all of its particularities and requirements—with global uncertainties. No doubt that this had to be a budget by no half measure as the country seeks to reinvent itself.    Read more

Budget Highlights 2016 – 2017 

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“Budget 2016 – 2017 Highlights

Following the reading out of Budget 2016-2017 Speech which took place on Friday 29th July 2016, Enterprise Mauritius brings to its partners, the highlights of this budget plan. As it underlines the measures and incentives relevant to SMEs, Freeport activities, agro business, manufacturing as well as the ocean economy sector, EM renews its commitment to assist its collaborators in export promotion and development.. Read more …

People

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Nomination of Mr Arvind Radhakrishna, CEO of Enterprise Mauritius as member of the Advisory Board of  International Trade Center, Geneva

Arvind Radhakrishna, Chief Executive Officer, Enterprise Mauritius, has recently been nominated as member of the Advisory Board of the International Trade Centre (ITC) based in Geneva. The ITC has selected only 8 Chief Executive Officers globally to sit on its Advisory Board in Geneva, based on experience in investment and trade promotion. … Read more…

Forthcoming Events

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BIJORHCA PARIS
France
2 – 5 September 2016

In line with EM strategy to boost exports of the jewellery sector, Enterprise Mauritius (EM) is participating in Bijorhca Paris which be held from 02 to 05 September 2016 at Porte des Versailles, Paris. … Read more

WORLDFOOD MOSCOW
Russia
12 – 15 September  2016

In line with Enterprise Mauritius’ market diversification strategy, and considering the enormous potential of the Russian market, the former will be renewing Mauritian participation at the international food exhibition WorldFood Moscow with a delegation of six exhibitors. The event is scheduled for 12th-15th September 2016, at the Expocentre in Moscow, Russia …   Read more 

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PREMIERE VISION PARIS
France
13 – 15 September 2016

Première Vision Paris is a global event which attracts some 60,000 visitors from 130 countries. It is a prominent platform where professionals from the fashion industry meet and forthcoming fashion trends are highlighted.  … Read more

CONTACT PROMOTION PROGRAMME
Spain
19 – 21 September 2016

Enterprise Mauritius (EM) is renewing its initiatives in Spain with a Contact Promotion Programme (CPP) of textile and apparel companies in two targeted cities: Madrid and Barcelona. The programme is tentatively scheduled for 19th to 21st September 2016.  …   Read more 

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2016 GUANGDONG 21st CENTURY MARITIME SILK ROAD INT’L EXPO
Dongguan City, Guangdong, China.
27 – 30 October 2016

In order to sustain our promotional campaign following the Buyers Sellers Meeting  held in Hong Kong on 20-21 June 2016 and the Contact Promotion Programme held in China on 23-24 June 2016, Enterprise Mauritius will be organising Mauritian participation at the 2016 Guangdong 21st Century Maritime Silk Road International Expo… Read more…

Past Events

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BSM HONG KONG, 20-21 June 2016
CPP CHINA, 23-24 June 2016

In line with its market diversification strategy, Enterprise Mauritius (EM) led the participation of six agro based companies in a Contact Promotion Programme (CPP) in Hong Kong on 20-21 June 2016, followed by a Buyers Sellers Meeting (BSM) in Shanghai on 23-24 June……  Read more

PREMIERE VISION NEW YORK
Pier 94, USA
19 – 20 July 2016

Enterprise Mauritius organised the participation of eleven manufacturers for the first time in Premiere Vision New York which was held from 19th to 20th July 2016 at Pier 94 New York, USA. The delegation comprised of six large and five medium textile and apparel companies. The products showcased were t-shirts, polo shirts, jeanswear and childrenswear  …  Read more

Country Focus – Czech Republic

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Situated in Central Europe, the Czech Republic is a landlocked country surrounded by Germany, Poland, Slovakia and Austria. The country was part of Czechoslovakia until 31st December 1992 after which it became an independent state. Before World War II, Czechoslovakia was one of the 10 most industrialized states in the world and the only Central European country to remain a democracy until 1938……  Read more 

Africa Desk – Comoros

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The President of the Union of Comoros, His Excellency Mr Azali Assoumani was in Mauritius for the ceremony of the appointment of Mr Hamada Madi Bolero as Secretary General of the Indian Ocean Commission (IOC). The Comoros delegation visited EM and had fruitful discussions on potential areas of collaboration. H.E Mr Azali Assoumani invited EM to lead a delegation of local companies to explore the Comoros market and establish linkages with the business community there ... Read more

Industry Focus

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Interview with “Saveurs Végétales”

Saveurs Végétales Ltée is engaged in food processing and trading of food items since 2012. We manufacture a variety of frozen snacks and other related items under our brand ‘SARIVA’ but also under private labels. We are mainly export-oriented and currently export samosas, spring rolls, samosa pastry, ‘bonbons piment’ in minimum volume of a full 20ft container per order.   Read more…

SME Development

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In line with the export-oriented strategy of the Government, Enterprise Mauritius (EM) has engaged in capacity-building for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) operating in the domestic market. The aim of the Go Export initiative is to impart to participants the   skills required for them to venture confidently in international markets. At present, the main hindrance preventing Mauritian enterprises to penetrate the export market directly is their poor degree of export readiness.. Read more ….

Farewell to Trainees

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On Friday 29th July 2016, we bid a reluctant farewell to six trainees from the University of Mauritius who had been on placement at Enterprise Mauritius (EM) from 1st June 2016 to 29th July 2016. During their training, they were allocated different research tasks to support the Management and were actively involved in assisting with administrative duties. They also did a Power Point presentation in the presence of the Chief Executive Officer, Mr Arvind Radhakrishna and other colleagues, and penned a remarkable interview article for EM’s July newsletter……  Read more

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. …

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INTERNATIONAL FAIRS AND EVENTS 2016 : 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 …

VISITORS AT EM

EAC

H. .E. Ambassador Liberat Mfumukeko,
Secretary General, East African Community and
Mr Arvind Radhakrishna, CEO of Enterprise Mauritius

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Visit of Chinese delegation from Guanddong Province  to discuss on  the
“2016 Guangdong 21st Century Maritime Silk Road Int’l Expo”

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Visit
Mr Abdou Mbechezi Mohamed and  Mr  Youssouf Abdoulhalik
from Union of Comoros

Visit of the President of the Union of Comoros to Enterprise Mauritius

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Videos of past events of the month