Participation in International Fairs SME Refund Scheme
The Participation in International Fairs SME Refund Scheme is one of measures reiterated in the National Budget 2014 to assist SMEs to further promote and enhance their business activities through export promotion.
Through this refund scheme, SMES exhibiting in international fairs are eligible to a refund of MUR 200,000 annually on the cost of participation, airfare and accommodation and a grant for freight expenses of up to MUR 20,000.
Please consult the guidelines to find out more on the procedures to apply for this scheme and to check eligibility for refund.
SMEs should fill in the application form and submit support documents at least one month before start of fair which they plan to attend.
SMEs, having had prior approval for refund, should submit the claim form and corresponding proof of expenses within 10 days after return from fair.