In just 4 decades, Mauritius has grown from an isolated mono-crop dependent country into a services-led economy enjoying sustained growth.
The Mauritian economy rests on five pillars, namely sugar, tourism, textile, financial services and ICT.
The country has a business-friendly environment and ranks 24th in the World Bank Doing Business Survey 2009. A low tax jurisdiction with investment opportunities in several areas, Mauritius has of late attracted surging amounts of FDI.
The country is also enjoying a growing reputation as one of the world’s top 25 outsourcing destinations.
Read more on Mauritius from the following authoritative sources:
Board of Investment, the Investment Promotion Agency of the Government of Mauritius - The BOI web site is well-documented and covers all areas with identified investment potential. The site is bilingual English/French: www.investmauritius.com
Bank of Mauritius, the Central Bank of the Republic of Mauritius - The site outlines the monetary policy of the government and also provides valuable and up-dated statistics: http://bom.intnet.mu
Financial Services Commission, the Regulator for the non-bank financial sector, including the Mauritius Global Business Jurisdiction - An important source of information namely for entities looking to do business in the growing international financial jurisdiction of Mauritius: www.fscmauritius.org
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