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The President of the Parliament of the Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles discusses investment opportunities with the Board of Investment in a bid to consolidate economic ties

A delegation from the Parliament of the Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles, head by its President, Mr. Philippe Courard, paid a visit to the Board of Investment this afternoon, 5th July 2016. Mr. Ken Poonoosamy, the Managing Director of the Board of Investment, welcomed the delegation and seized the opportunity to make a brief presentation of BOI, explaining the key role of the institution in the furtherance of the national economy.

Foreign Direct Investment Trends in 2015

The latest FDI figures released by the Bank of Mauritius show that FDI inflows into Mauritius recorded for 2015 were to the tune of MUR 9.627 billion. The 2015 figures for direct investment flows are preliminary and will be subject to revision once the Foreign Asset and Liabilities Survey 2015 results are finalised.

 

Consolidating bilateral ties with the People's Republic of China

Honourable Pravind Jugnauth holds a bilateral meeting with a high-level Chinese delegation this morning at the Government House.

To further boost economic cooperation with the People's Republic of China, Honourable Pravind Jugnauth, Minister of Finance & Economic Development met with Honourable Zhang Xiangchen, Deputy China International Trade Representative this morning during a bilateral meeting.

Mauritius: The most peaceful country in Sub-Saharan Africa and ranks 23rd in the world

The 10th edition of the Global Peace Index has been recently published by the Institute for Economics.  According to the report, the most peaceful countries in sub-Saharan Africa in 2016 include Mauritius which is ranked 1st in the region and 23rd globally followed by Botswana, Madagascar and Zambia which are ranked 28th , 38th and 40th globally. The continent's two economic giants, South Africa and Nigeria are ranked 126 and 149, respectively in the report.

Mauritius lauded for its successful economic development in an exclusive report published by The Healthcare & Lifesciences Review

The Healthcare & Lifesciences Review in partnership with the Board of Investment Mauritius has published a comprehensive report on the Mauritian Healthcare and Life Sciences Industry.

The report features exclusive interviews of Her Excellency Dr. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, President of Mauritius, Mr. Ken Poonoosamy, Managing Director of the Board of Investment, Dr Arjoon Suddhoo, Executive Director of Mauritius Research Council,  Mr. Salim Ismail, Chairman & CEO, GROUPE SOCOTA and Heads of multinational and local companies, amongst others.