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Mauritius: Trade Regulatory Impact Assessment

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Caroline Garcia7 December 2015

“Trade Regulatory Impact Assessment – Mauritius” is a project targeted at introducing Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA) in this ACP country. It has been designed by the International Trade Division of the Mauritian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in cooperation with the Mauritius Chamber of Commerce and Industry, together with the ACP-EU TBT Programme. More info here.




March – October 2015





Implemented by: Economisti Associati and BKP Development

Team of Experts: Gustav Brink (Team Leader); Giacomo Luchetta (Key Expert 2)


The overall objectives of the project are as follows:

  • Promote the use of Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA) as a mean of improving policy formulation and ensuring the implementation of better quality regulations;
  • Enhance transparency in the decision-making process to ensure that proper decisions are taken on an informed basis. 
  • RIA Manual for Mauritius
  • RIA on the banning of plastic bags
  • RIA on the reduction of waste from PET bottles
  • Two RIA courses for government officials and private consultants


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