Incentives & Schemes

Speed to Market

Aim of Scheme

The scheme aims at giving a boost to jewellery, medical devices, fruits, flowers, vegetables, chilled fish, textile and apparel export to European countries and to enhance product delivery in terms of speed to market.

Countries

1. Albania
2. Andorra
3. Armenia
4. Austria
5. Azerbaijan
6. Belarus
7. Belgium
8. Bosnia and Herzegovina
9. Bulgaria
10. Croatia
11. Cyprus
12. Czech Republic
13. Denmark
14. Estonia
15. Finland
16. France
17. Georgia
18. Germany
19. Greece
20. Hungary
21. Iceland
22. Ireland
23. Italy
24. Kazakhstan
25. Kosovo
26. Latvia
27. Liechtenstein
28. Lithuania
29. Luxembourg
30. Macedonia
31. Malta
32. Moldova
33. Monaco
34.Montenegro
35. Netherlands
36. Norway
37. Poland
38. Portugal
39. Romania
40. Russia
41. San Marino
42. Serbia
43. Slovakia
44. Slovenia
45. Spain
46. Sweden
47. Switzerland
48. Turkey
49. Ukraine
50. United Kingdom (UK)
51. Vatican City

 Eligibility

Products manufactured in Mauritius and exported under 

(i) Interim Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA),
(ii) EUR1 certificate of origin,
(iii) Generalised System of Preferences (GSP).


Main Provision

• apply to manufacturing companies operating in the jewellery, medical devices, fruits, flowers, vegetables, chilled fish Textile and Apparel sector;
• be on a 40% refund basis to relevant exporters;
• be time-bound for 2 years;
• be operated and managed by Enterprise Mauritius
• be applicable to exports effected as from 1st April 2017

Amount of Rebate 

40% of basic air freight cost only

Application of Subsidy


(i) Registration of companies : Companies have to register themselves once by filling the Registration Form that can be downloaded here.
(ii) Claim for refund : Application has to be submitted in the Prescribed Form* to Enterprise Mauritius, 7th Floor, St James Court, St Denis Street, Port Louis, together with the following supporting documents:


Copy of Air Waybill (AWB) or House Air Waybill (HAWB);

Copy of Commercial Invoice;

Copy of Export Declaration;

Copy of Packing List

Certified copies of Invoices (with costs breakdown of freight components) & Receipts of payments from Freight Forwarder/Courier Service/ Carrier;

Copy of Certificate of Origin (for Exports under EPA or EUR1 or GSP)

Copy of Gate Pass / Memorandum

Caution

Enterprise Mauritius reserves the right to exercise control post disbursement of fund and in case any fraudulent declaration is detected the following may apply:
(i) The company will not be eligible for any future rebate and
(ii) Legal action will be undertaken to recover the amount refunded and may be also liable to prosecution

SUPPORTING AGENCY

Enterprise Mauritius
7th Floor, St James Court,
Port Louis
Tel: (230) 212 9760
Fax: (230) 212 9767

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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