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The Economic Development Board wins the runner-up award at AIM 2018 in Dubai

The Economic Development Board has been acclaimed for its outstanding performance and honored with the second prize for Best Investment Project in the Southern African Region at the Annual Investment Meeting 2018 held in Dubai on 9th April 2018.   During a gala dinner, His Excellency Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy of the United Arab Emirates presented the award to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade of Mauritius, Honourable Seetanah Lutchmeenaraidoo, G.C.S.K.

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Introduction of a Registration Certificate for Food Processing Activities

The food industry worldwide is emerging as a high-growth, high-profit industry, with immense potential, especially in the food processing segment. In an endeavor to give a boost to food processing activities in Mauritius, a Registration Certificate (Food Processing) has been introduced to promote global value chain through the cultivation and importation of agricultural products to be used as raw materials for processing into intermediate and finished products as well as to encourage re-export activities.

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Mauritius is the only full-fledged democracy of Africa according to the Economist Intelligence Unit's Democracy Index 2017

The latest edition of the Economist Intelligence Unit's Democracy Index 2017 provides a snapshot of the state of democracy across 165 independent states and two territories globally.  The index is measured on a scale of 0 to 10 based on five broad categories namely the electoral process and pluralism, civil liberties, the functioning of government, political participation and political culture. 

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Capacity Building Programme between the Economic Development Board and the Seychelles Investment Board

A delegation led by the Seychelles Investment Board (SIB) is currently on an official visit to Mauritius from 24th to 26th January 2018. The delegation comprises officials from the Ministry of Investment, Industry and Entrepreneurship Development, Ministry of Employment, Immigration and Civil Status, Seychelles Licensing Authority, Seychelles Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Small Enterprise and Promotion Agency, Department of Immigration, Registration Division, Department of Investment.