Dr Arvin Boolell Mauritius

Opening foreign markets for SMEs

A seminar focussing on trade opportunities for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) opened on Monday at La Cannelle in Domaine Les Pailles. An initiative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade, the aim of this seminar is to sensitise the business community, especially SMEs, on the existing trade opportunities in traditional markets such as Europe and United States and regional markets such as the SADC and the COMESA. Some 70 participants are attending the seminar. These comprise export oriented enterprises as well as other SMEs who will be eventually interested to export. Participants are being apprised …

15 Feb 2011, The Independent Daily