The Mauritius-China FTA enters into force on Friday 01 January 2021.

The Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between The Government of the Republic of Mauritius and The Government of the People’s Republic of China was signed in October 2019 in Beijing.

Following the completion of ratification procedures by both sides, the Mauritius-China FTA entered into force on Friday 01 January 2021.

The FTA comprises of four main components which pertain to trade in goods, trade in services, investment and economic cooperation. The Agreement achieves the goal of mutually beneficial outcomes.


With respect to trade in services, both parties have agreed to remove restrictions in more than 100 service sectors. These include financial services, telecommunications, Information and Communications Technology, professional services, construction and health services.

The Mauritius-China Free Trade Agreement is China's first FTA with an African country. It will provide more solid institutional guarantee for deepening economic and trade relations between the two countries.

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