Trade Agreements

Mauritius-Pakistan Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA)

The Preferential Trade Agreement between Mauritius and Pakistan was signed on 30th July 2007, with the objective of strengthening the economic and commercial relationship between the two countries. Under the PTA, tariff concessions have been granted on a list of products of export interest to both parties.


The Agreement

Exporting to Pakistan

Tariff Preferences in Pakistan: A Mauritian exporter consigning goods to an importer in Pakistan can benefit from preferential tariffs on a number of products listed in Annex B: Pakistan Concession List to Mauritius.

Rules of Origin: The exporter must also ensure that his products satisfy the Rules of Origin to take advantage of the tariff preferences. Complete information on the Rules of Origin is available in Annex C: Rules of Origin.

Obtaining a Certificate of Origin: The Mauritius-Pakistan PTA Certificate of Origin is issued and approved by the Customs Department of the Mauritius Revenue Authority. More information on the Mauritius-Pakistan PTA CoO can be obtained from:

Mauritius Revenue Authority
Customs Department
Customs House
Mer Rouge
Port-Louis
Tel: (230) 202 0500
Fax: (230) 216 7784
Email: customs@mra.mu
Website: www.mra.mu
 

Scanned copies of the following documents are required for obtaining the Certificate of Origin:

1. Export Declaration
2. Export Invoice
3. Documentary evidence for raw materialsused (such as Import Declaration, Purchase Receipts, etc)
4. Costing Certificate signed by a Certified Accountant (if applicable)
5. Any other relevant information as may be required by Customs
 

Importing from Pakistan

Mauritian importers can benefit from preferential tariffs on various products originating from Pakistan - a list of these products is available in Annex A: Mauritius Concession List to Pakistan.

Useful Links

 

 

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