Import Mauritius

Ebola: Fruits, Plantes et Animaux Interdits d’Importation

Plantes, fruits et animaux ainsi que d’autres produits sont désormais interdits d’importation de l’Afrique de l’Ouest.

28 Aug 2014,

Petits Importateurs : l’étau se Resserre

Le département de la douane au sein de la Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) enquête sur plus d’une centaine de personnes, plus précisément de petits importateurs qui sont rentrés au pays ces derniers mois.

07 Jul 2014,

Import of Rice: One of the Four Companies at the Center of a Controversy

The State Trading Corporation (STC) buys rice from four importing companies. However, one of them said Pravind Jugnauth in Parliament at Tuesday was the subject of criticism in Togo.

09 Apr 2014,

Rice: False Basmati at the Market

On the Mauritian market, 65-70 basmati rice brands are sold. These varieties of rice are imported from Pakistan and India.

31 Mar 2014,

Basmati Rice: 2000 Tonnes Additional Imported

Given the popularity of basmati rice sold by the State Trading Corporation (STC), the body will again import this product. A cargo of 2,000 tonnes is expected in the near future. This rice costs 15% to 20% cheaper than other basmati rice on the market.

13 Feb 2014,

Pacific Fans: SLO Studying Possibility of All Devices Tests by Importers

After Prohibition Order on fans of the Pacific brand, Minister of Trade and Industry raised the possibility that the importer is required to perform tests on the units already sold. The State Law Office (SLO) is currently investigating the matter.

05 Dec 2013,

Faulty Fans: Ministry Sanctioned King Bros

Four accidents, including one fatality, caused by fans of the brand "Pacific" in a week.And this Wednesday, November 20, a "Prohibition Order" was issued against the King Bros importer. It is not authorized to sell this brand fans until it complies with international standards for the import of these devices.

20 Nov 2013,

50,000 Tons of Raw Sugar Imported Soon

Sugar production for this year is again revised downward. The initial estimate in June was 425 000 tonnes. In September, it was revised to 420 000 tonnes. However, the latest estimate, the forecast is 415 000 tonnes.

06 Nov 2013,

Basmati Rice: STC Its Claws

Volatility in the price of basmati rice on the world market concerned. It sells for between $ 1,500 and $ 1,700 per tonne. Importers believe that the price of the rice will rise further in the coming weeks. Ajodha Anand, the director of Funny Traders, one of the largest importers of rice in the country, argues that large traders in India and Pakistan prefer to store their rice as Iran begins to buy several tons.

17 Oct 2013,

Toys: Control More Strict for Clearance

The procedures for clearance of imported toys this year will be more stringent. Now the Mauritius Standards Bureau (MSB) will only accept certified by an accredited body in the exporting country copies.

12 Sep 2013,

New Web Portal For Importers and Exporters

A new address for those who want to engage in import and export: This is the Mauritius Trade Portal that provides information on trade and business sectors mine.

09 Aug 2013,

Agriculture: La Production de Gros Pois à Maurice Possible

Les légumineuses, dont les gros pois, les petits pois, le soya et les haricots, peuvent être cultivées à Maurice, d’après les résultats des travaux effectués par des scientifiques agricoles de l’Agricultural Research and Extension Unit (AREU) et qui ont duré cinq à six ans. Ces résultats ont été disséminés à quelque 150 petits planteurs, jeudi et vendredi, lors d’une visite à la station agricole de Réduit.

25 Jul 2013,

Clearance of Imported Goods: Mauritius in Violation of Agreement

For many professionals freight, Mauritius does not meet the Convention of the World Trade Organization (WTO) of which it is a signatory. These forwarders believe that if they call, they should not pay a penalty in the context of a dispute with the Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) in relation to the valuation of goods.

21 Jun 2013,

Importation: Consumers Paying Fines Forwarders?

According forwarders, consumers must indirectly pay the fines imposed by the MRA forwarders of imported products. These professionals are ready for drastic action if the authorities do not review these penalties.

03 Jun 2013,

Appliance Importers to Boost Product Standards

The Consumer Protection Unit (CPU), together with the Mauritius Standards Bureau, will be implementing stricter norms for the import of household appliances.

26 Feb 2013,

Import Taxes, War Of Shoes: Solution Need Urgently

Local traditional shoemaking Maurice raises questions over the past few months. The elimination of taxes on imported footwear threatens local companies that are struggling to compete with the prices of imported products and not always quality. They fear having to put the key under the mat.

27 Sep 2012,

Is "Made in China" fearing?

If the amount of our exports in 2011 was higher than that of 2010, the economic crisis, especially in the euro area, we fear the worst for this year. If there is a drop in orders from Europe, there is also competition from a giant: China.

22 Feb 2012,

Liberalization: When the Competition Hurts

Liberalization of imports of basic foodstuffs, cement and sugar among others, is on track. But it was not until the arrival of other importers so that competition actually benefits consumers.

15 Feb 2012,

News in Brief

No more licenses for imports of certain products. New maps and a world tour to MCB. The action of Air Mauritius loses altitude.

15 Nov 2011,

Riz De Thaïlande 33 % Plus Cher La Semaine Prochaine

Mauvaise nouvelle pour les consommateurs. Le riz importé de Thaïlande, notamment le ‘long grain white rice’, coûtera 33 % plus cher à partir de la semaine prochaine.

09 Nov 2011,