Incentives & Schemes

Film Rebate Scheme

Aim of Scheme

To develop new sectors of activity within the creative arts industry.

Eligibility Criteria

1. Available to domestic film production companies registered in Mauritius, including those with 100% foreign ownership
2. In order to ensure that the scheme is a successful learning experience for the development of the film industry in Mauritius, only applications from producers with a successful track record of at least 5 years in film production will be entertained;
3. Where relevant, applications should include a defined distribution plan, any pre-sales agreement already entered into and the expected target audience; 4. Applications from local parastatals bodies and other Government agencies will not be considered in this scheme which aims to promote private- sector commercial projects..

Qualifying Productions

Covers a wide range of productions and projects, namely:

  • Feature films
  • Documentaries
  • Telemovie or single episode drama television programme

Episodes of factual, natural history, lifestyle, magazine, or commercial programmes, or advertising features

Scheme

1.  30 per cent refund on all the Qualifying Production Expenditures (QPPE) incurred by a film producer in respect of his/her project in Mauritius.
2.  Up to 40% rebate will be applicable on Qualifying Production Expenditures (QPE) incurred locally, and as described further below, by a feature film production company, subject to a minimum QPE of USD 1,000,000

Reimbursement Process

Submission of claim form along with all supporting documents within 60 days of completion of filming in Mauritius. Members of the FFC will process the claim and the reimbursement will be made available within 30 days of receipt of a complete claim.


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Australia

June 1995
Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI)

China

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

Austria

September 2014
Austrian Federal Economic Chamber

France

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

India

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

Kenya

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

Madagascar

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

Malaysia

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

Mozambique

September 2012
Chamber of Commerce of Mozambique)

Pakistan

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

Russia

May 2007
Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation

Sri Lanka

May 2004
National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka

Tanzania

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

Thailand

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

Turkey

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

Réunion

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

Seychelles

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

Djibouti

August 2008
Chamber of Commerce of Djibouti

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