SolarX Grand Challenge 2022-23
10 Mar 2023
Mauritius is today globally recognized as an established location for global services delivery thanks to its quality, multilingual workforce, flexible business environment, diversity in connections and sustainable financial attractiveness. The country has over the years successfully demonstrated the flexibility and multicultural understanding to be a global strategic location, bridging the gap between Europe and Africa.
The industry, which is more than a decade old, has exhibited rapid evolution in terms of geographical expansion, new client acquisition and adoption of innovative models to offer a considerably wider spectrum of services. Today, the sector which comprises of some 900 companies, employs more than 32,000 people. It is considered as a major pillar of the economy with a GDP contribution of 6.9% in 2021. Multinational companies and organizations benefit from leveraging on the country not only as a hub for their global services delivery but also as an ideal location to access Africa, Asia and Europe.
The country is now moving towards the development of newer technologies such as Fintech, blockchain, cybersecurity, AI and IOT amongst others by giving players in these areas the opportunity to experiment with new business models.
Through a panoply of schemes and unique incentives offered, EDB Mauritius supports the expansion and growth of business operations as a way to enhance substantive and value-added economic activities in Mauritius.
Mr Victor Bohbot, Chief Executive Officer
Setting up in Mauritius means joining a long list of world-class businesses that have chosen our country as their regional base of operations. These exceptional businesses include: