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Government of Mauritius

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Why Mauritius

Situated in the ‘golden triangle’ connecting Asia, Africa and Australia, Mauritius is the converging point of global civilizations – a place where one can feel the cosmopolitan pulse of the world.

Why Mauritius?

  • Impressive track record, political stability and more than 3 decades of sustained economic   growth
  • Secure investment location with established rule of law
  • Freest and most business-friendly country in Africa
  • Peaceful, multiethnic with a unique lifestyle in a blend of cultures
  • Flexible, bilingual (English/French) and skilled   workforce
  • Investment-friendly regulatory regime
  • Open to foreign investors and talents
  • Ocean State with one of the largest Exclusive Economic Zones in the world
  • Preferential market access to Africa, Europe and the USA
  • State-of-the-art infrastructure
  • Convenient time zone (GMT +4)

Quick Facts

  • GDP per capita: approx. USD 9,600 (2016)
  • Moody’s Investors Service: BAA1 (2017)
  • Population: approx. 1.3 million
  • Political System: Democracy with free and fair elections held every 5 years
  • Official Language: English
  • Legal System: dual system (Common & Civil Law)
  • GDP Growth: 3.6% (2016) 
  • Unemployment: 7.9% (2015)
  • Inflation: 1.2%
  • Repo Rate: 4%