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Government to introduce online shopping of essential goods as from tomorrow

Date:March 26, 2020|Domain:Health--Agriculture and Food Security--Business & Industry--Consumer Protection

GIS – 26 March 2020: The population will be able to purchase essential goods through online shopping as from Friday 27 March 2020, during the lockdown period. Food, beverages, health and sanitary products, and toiletries are what constitute essentia


Covid-19: No shortage of basic commodities, reassures Minister Sawmynaden

Covid-19: No shortage of basic commodities, reassures Minister Sawmynaden
Date:March 09, 2020|Domain:Consumer Protection

GIS - 09 March, 2020: There is no shortage of supply of basic commodities such as rice, oil, flour, milk and petrol on the market and there is no cancellation from suppliers, reassured the Minister of Commerce and Consumer Protection, Mr Yogida Sawm


Coronavirus: Temporary ban on import of live animals only including fish from China

Coronavirus: Temporary ban on import of live animals only including fish from China
Date:February 10, 2020|Domain:Health--Consumer Protection

GIS - 10 February, 2020: The authorities in Mauritius have been constantly monitoring the situation relating to the Novel Coronavirus since its outbreak and have accordingly been following the various reports issued by the World Health Organisation.


Coronavirus Ban on importation of live animals and products of animal origin from China

Coronavirus Ban on importation of live animals and products of animal origin from China
Date:February 04, 2020|Domain:Health--Consumer Protection

GIS - 04 February, 2020: A temporary ban on the importation of live animals, live fish and products of animal origin from China is being imposed, following the outbreak of the novel coronavirus. As from 3 February 2020, the importation of the follow


Pre-Budget 2019-2020 consultations: Meeting with Consumer Associations and other stakeholders

Pre-Budget 2019-2020 consultations: Meeting with Consumer Associations and other stakeholders
Date:May 13, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance--Business & Industry--Consumer Protection

GIS– 13 May, 2019: The last pre-budget consultative meeting, with representatives of consumer associations and other stakeholders was held, on 10 May 2019, in the Lunch Room of the National Assembly in Port Louis, under the chairmanship of the Prime


World Consumer Rights Day 2019: Series of activities to raise awareness on rights of consumers

World Consumer Rights Day 2019: Series of activities to raise awareness on rights of consumers
Date:March 15, 2019|Domain:Business & Industry--Consumer Protection

GIS - 15 March, 2019: A series of activities with the aim of raising awareness on the rights of consumers are being held from 15 to 17 March 2019 by the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Consumer Protection to mark World Consumer Rights Day, observ


Budget 2018-2019: Enhancing Consumer Welfare

Budget 2018-2019: Enhancing Consumer Welfare
Date:June 20, 2018|Domain:Consumer Protection--Economy & Finance

GIS – 20 June 2018: The enhancement of consumer welfare through stricter control on the quality of both locally produced and imported consumer goods as well as amendments of the regulations under the Hire Purchase and Credit Sale Act to remove any s


Enhancing the quality of life of citizens remains Government’s priority, says PM

Enhancing the quality of life of citizens remains Government’s priority, says PM
Date:February 23, 2018|Domain:Consumer Protection

GIS  – 23 February 2018: The welfare of the citizens, socioeconomic progress and infrastructural development of the country are the main priorities of Government for a modern Mauritius. To this end, Government is providing various measures and worki


Budget 2017-2018 Highlights: Measures towards developing industries and protecting consumers

Budget 2017-2018 Highlights: Measures towards developing industries and protecting consumers
Date:June 15, 2017|Domain:Economy & Finance--Consumer Protection

​GIS - 15 June, 2017: Industries have contributed significantly to economic growth, and further actions will be geared towards advancing the industries to new frontiers, diversifying their bases and modernising the sector, the Prime minister, Minist


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

Industry: Removal of Items Under the List of Controlled Goods at Export
Date:July 07, 2016|Domain:Consumer Protection

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 ap