Functions of the MCCI

Over its long existence, the MCCI has always strived to reinvent itself and gone from strength to strength to remain relevant and consistent in its mandate, i.e. working for the benefits of entrepreneurs while significantly contributing to the economy. The institution lives up to its Mission Statement which is: “To serve and promote the interests of the business community in playing a leading role in the economic development of Mauritius".

The fundamental role if the institution is to defend and promote the interests of its Members. Its membership is divided into eight main groups representing the major sectors in Mauritius: Commerce, Industry, Financial Services, Tourism, Logistics, ICT, Property Development and other Business Services.

Its functions are as follows:

  • Represent its Members and submit views and proposals to the authorities on their behalf
  • Maintain structured forms of dialogue with the public authorities
  • Participate in the elaboration of strategies and policies meant to enhance the economic and social development processes of the country
  • Encourage and facilitate interaction of its Members with the public authorities in Mauritius and business organisations abroad
  • Collect, analyse and disseminate information to its Members
  • Encourage investment, productivity and improvements in technology in the country
  • Promote trade in goods and services
  • Initiate cooperation and affiliation programmes and other links with international organisations meant to further the interests of its Members and the business community as a whole


June 1995
Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI)


April 1997
China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) - Beijing
China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission - Shanghai
November 1998
CCPIT Guangdong Sub-Council
September 2008
CCPIT Qingdao
May 2007
CCPIT Qingdao


September 2014
Austrian Federal Economic Chamber


September 1996
l’Assemblée des Chambres Françaises de Commerce et d’Industrie (ACFCI)


November 1985
Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI)
May 1996
Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)
June 1995
Tamil Nadu Chamber of Commerce and Industry
January 2004
India International Trade Center
May 2004
Seafood Exporters Association of India
October 2005
Seafood Exporters Association of India


January 2011
The Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI)


November 2004
Fédération des Chambres de Commerce, d’Industrie, d’Artisanat et d’Agriculture de Madagascar


August 1994
The National Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Malaysia
June 2005
Malaysian Associated Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry


September 2012
Chamber of Commerce of Mozambique)


October 2004
The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI)


May 2007
Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation

Sri Lanka

May 2004
National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka


January 2011
The Tanzania Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (TCCIA)


August 2004
The Federation of Thai Industries (F.T.I)
February 2013


August 2014
DEIK (Foreign Economic Relations Board)
TOBB (The Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey)


June 1995
Chambre of Commerce and d’Industrie de la Réunion
March 2002
L’Association pour le Développement Industriel de la Réunion


November 2005
Seychelles Chamber of Commerce and Industry
April 2014
Seychelles Chamber of Commerce and Industry


August 2008
Chamber of Commerce of Djibouti