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Industry: Removal of Items Under the List of Controlled Goods at Export

Date: July 07, 2016
Domain:Consumer Protection
Persona: Business; Citizen; Government; Non-Citizen

GIS - 07 July 2016: The Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Consumer Protection has embarked on the Single Window System which is an electronic platform based on international standards put up for the submission of applications, the processing and approval of Export and Import permits. This initiative is in line with the e-Government strategy.
The aim is to streamline procedures and to remove duplication of controls, where possible, so as to improve the trade competitiveness of Mauritius.
On the basis of consultations and approval of line Ministries concerned with the items listed under the “List of Controlled Goods” at Export, the Ministry of Industry, commerce and Consumer protection has agreed to the delisting of the following items:
              i.    Spices (ginger, saffron, turmeric and other spices);
             ii.    Serum of human origin;
            iii.    blood samples of human origin; and
           iv.    biological needed for research vaccines of human origin.

However, for the items serum, blood samples and biologicals needed for research vaccines of human origin, the Ministry of Health and Quality of Life will continue to carry out control.

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