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Welcome to EDB Mauritius

The Economic Development Board (EDB) is the leading Government agency mandated to provide strong institutional support for strategic economic planning and to promote Mauritius as an attractive investment and business centre, a competitive export platform as well as an International Financial Centre (IFC). The EDB is a corporate body set up under the Economic Development Board Act 2017 and operates under the aegis of the Ministry of Finance, Economic Planning & Development.

The overarching objective of the EDB is to ensure greater coherence and effectiveness in implementing policies and draw the vision for the economic development path to be adopted to reach a high-income economy status, through sustainable and inclusive growth, whilst ensuring economic independence. The EDB also acts as the main institution responsible for country branding for investment promotion, to facilitate both inward and outward investment and ensure a conducive business environment.

As an apex statutory body, the EDB synergizes efforts across all ministries and with private stakeholders to meet the set goals. The EDB is responsible to drive research projects and lead initiatives with other stakeholders and address issues such as mismatch in the education and labour system; the impact of an ageing population; the adoption of technology and innovation; infrastructural development; and the opening of the economy, amongst others.

The business facilitation agenda of the EDB will, on the other hand, ensure that projects are swiftly implemented by ensuring that timeframes are respected by licensing authorities. EDB will ensure that no undue delay is caused due to unnecessary and overly burdensome administrative procedures. The national e-licensing platform is being implemented to curtail inefficiencies and provide more certainty to the business community.

What we do

  • act as the single interface with all investors and liaise with relevant authorities for the registration of investors;
  • provide facilitation and advisory services to businesses in Mauritius;
  • identify opportunities in new economic sectors and engage with international partners to develop strategic alliances to create the appropriate ecosystem for these sectors;
  • improve business environment and undertake such other activities as may be necessary to promote Mauritius as an attractive base for investment and as an international financial centre;
  • initiate and undertake necessary economic research at the macro-economic level.

Experts at EDB Mauritius are ready to help you set up, expand and succeed in Mauritius.

Strong Leadership and Good Governance

The Board is responsible for the overall direction, strategy, performance, and management of the organisation.

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Board of Directors

EDB views good corporate governance practices as an integral part of performance for enabling success.

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Corporate Governance

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EDB Head Office

Ground Floor, 7 Exchange Square, Wall Street,
Ebene Cybercity, 72201

T: +230 203 3800    |    F: + 230 210 8560

Overseas Offices and
Economic Counsellors

The Economic Development Board works closely with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade, Counsellors (Economic matters) based at Mauritius missions overseas and its 7 Representative offices to facilitate global companies likes yours through your next business expansion.

Career Opportunities

The EDB is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. Find out more below about our current job openings and see how your talent could serve our organisation.

Openings available at the moment:

Management Trainees – IT Department

The EDB is recruiting Management Trainees to be posted in the IT Department under its Graduate Programme Scheme....