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Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi Ramdas and Mauritian Prime MinisterMauritius has signed various international trade agreements that provide preferential access to key markets. The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Free Trade Area (FTA) was established in October 2000 with nine African member states initially. There are now 16 member states trading on a full duty free and quota free basis consisting of the following nations: Burundi, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Kenya, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Sudan, Rwanda, Seychelles, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

 The Southern African Development Community (SADC) FTA has existed since August 2008 and now comprises the following 15 member states: Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Malawi, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The SADC Trade Protocol aims to reduce customs duties and other barriers to trade on imported products amongst SADC member states.

Mauritius also benefits from the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) which builds on the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) scheme and provides duty-free and quota-free access to the United States for approximately 7000 products.

The Indian Ocean Commission is an inter-governmental organisation that aims to strengthen diplomatic, economic and commercial ties between the Indian Ocean islands which currently include: Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Reunion and Seychelles. However at present only Mauritius and Madagascar are trading between each other customs.

The Interim Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) was established in August 2009 between the European Union (EU) and Mauritius, Madagascar, Seychelles and Zimbabwe. These countries benefit from duty-free and quota free access to the EU on goods, except for sugar and rice which have a longer transitional period. Mauritius also entered into a Free Trade Agreement with Turkey in 2013 which is partly based on the Interim Economic Partnership Agreement signed with the EU.

Mauritius also has a Preferential Trade Agreement with Pakistan since 2007 which aims to strengthen the economic and commercial relationship between the two countries. Tariff concessions have been made on a range of products of export interest to both countries.