The Mauritius Competitive Advantage

  • Recognised IFC of substance – on the OECD’s whitelist
  • Sound legal and regulatory standards
  • Ready supply of highly-trained, bi-lingual, competitively priced labour with strong work ethic
  • European-trained accountants, lawyers, and information technology professionals
  • Attractive taxation regime for companies and individuals
  • State of the art telecommunications facilities including digital, mobile and virtual telephony, excellent broadband connectivity through link to the SAFE cable
  • Good quality infrastructure, including available modern office accommodation
  • Major international banks such as HSBC, Barclays Bank, Standard Chartered Bank and Deutsche Bank
  • Member of Regional Trading Blocs (SADC, COMESA, IOC, IOR as well as qualifies for benefits under AGOA and EPA for the US and EU markets respectively)
  • Established stock exchange which is among the leading exchanges in Africa.
  • Legal system that has both English and French antecedents and with the highest court of appeal remaining the Privy Council in London.

Ease of doing business

1st

in Africa

17th

in the World

Fastest country for trade

1st

in Africa

33rd

in the World

Economic freedom

1st

in Africa

18th

in the World

Top regional reformer

1st

in Africa

Most improved investment climate

1st

in Africa

Best governance in Africa

1st

in Africa