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Prime Minister to address the business community in New Delhi

The Prime Minister, Honourable Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, is currently on an official visit to India.

In this context, the main industry associations in India, namely CII, ASSOCHAM and FICCI, in collaboration with BOI, are organizing a Business Meeting themed  “Mauritius: Your Preferred Regional Investment & Business Platform”, on Friday 26th May 2017.  The objective of this meeting is to present to the Indian business community investment opportunities in Mauritius and in Africa.

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Newsletter May 2017 - Review of the Business Facilitation Act 2017

Dear Valued Investors,

Just over a decade ago, the Business Facilitation Act 2006 triggered a period of sustained economic growth following bold reforms in the business environment. These reforms resulted in the streamlining of administrative processes through the subsequent Finance Act and the Economic and Financial Measures (Miscellaneous. Provisions) Act.

However, concurrently, other economies, in particular emerging Eastern European and Scandinavian countries, were constantly devising new ways to further improve their offerings and secure their global competitive edge by leveraging their lead in terms of technology and other initiatives.

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The Mauritian Film Industry Picks Up Momentum

As a film shooting destination, Mauritius will be the exclusive spot for the first Hollywood movie to be filmed in its entirety on the island.

The Board of Investment has approved  its first big-budget Hollywood movie entitled “Serenity”.  This ambitious project worth MUR 629  million  will feature Hollywood stars including Matthew Mcconaughey, Anne Hathaway and Uma Thurman, all of them Oscar nominated actors and winners.   The film will be produced by Greg Shapiro.

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Newsletter April 2017- Biotechnology, an emerging sector


Dear Valued Investors,

Foreign direct investment figures released by the Bank of Mauritius for 2016 show an increase of 41 % compared to the previous year’s inflows. In fact, FDI reached MUR 13.6 billion.

This upward performance reflects the change in BOI’s approach with regard to investment promotion and facilitation. It is the result of the restructuring of the organisation’s business clusters which stemmed from a need for constant reinvention in the wake of the persistent volatility and unpredictability of global business. We have set up a strategic watch to anticipate and monitor global trends, for success lies in a continual realignment of our business moves with global shifts and swings in order to maintain our competitiveness, while capitalizing on emerging sectors.

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The consolidation of bilateral and economic ties between Mauritius and the Comoros

The Mauritius Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Mauritius (MCCI) and the Union of Chambers of Commerce and Industry and Agriculture (UCCIA) of Comoros, in collaboration with the Board of Investment and Enterprise Mauritius, organized a business forum this morning, Thursday 27th April 2017 at the Voilà Bagatelle Hotel.  The event was attended by a high-level delegation from the Comoros, comprising His Excellency  Mr. Azali Assoumani, the President of the Union of Comoros, Dr. Abdou Katibou, Director of the National Agency for Investment Promotion of the Comoros, Mr. Ahmed Ali Bazi, President of the Union of Chambers of Commerce and Industry and Agriculture and 20 delegates as well as key representatives of the Mauritian business community. 


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China reiterates its commitment to support Africa’s development

To mark the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Republic of Mauritius and the People’s Republic of China, the embassy of the People’s Republic of China in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade organized a symposium themed “Enhancing Mauritius-China Relations” to further promote bilateral relations between Mauritius and China, today at Ebène. The event was attended by high-level representatives of the Mauritian government as well as a Chinese delegation presently in Mauritius.


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