Generalizes on the best strategy to enter the market, e.g., visiting the country; importance of relationships to finding a good partner; use of agents.
Partnering with a locally established agent or distributor is strongly recommended, especially when bidding for large government projects.
The Embassy’s Economic/Commercial Section offers a variety of services designed to help U.S. firms develop their market entry strategy and facilitate their export experience in Mauritius. Visit the Embassy website at https://mu.usembassy.gov/ and click on the Business tab.
The Mauritius chapter of the American Chamber of Commerce helps both American and Mauritian businesses increase trade and investment. More information, including contact information, can be found at https://amcham-mauritius.com/.
Embassy Port Louis partners with the U.S. Commercial Service in Johannesburg, South Africa. For a more comprehensive list of commercial services available to U.S. businesses, visit https://www.trade.gov/let-our-experts-help-0.
Embassy Port Louis partners with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service in Pretoria, South Africa. For a more comprehensive list of services available to U.S. exporters of food and agricultural products, visit http://www.usdasouthernafrica.org/.