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Why Mauritius

A COMPETITIVE, WELL-DIVERSIFIED & BROAD-BASED ECONOMY

The island has successfully transformed into a broad-based, diversified and innovation-driven and knowledge-driven economy based on agribusiness, export-oriented manufacturing, tourism, financial services, property development & real estate, ICT-BPO, Freeport & logistics and seafood. In this perspective, the business environment is being constantly enhanced with a view to strengthening the island's position as an attractive investment location.

Why Mauritius
Why Mauritius

YOUR IDEAL DESTINATION FOR PROPERTY INVESTMENT, CULTURE & EXQUISITE LIFESTYLE

Mauritius offers a quality lifestyle which combines comfort with luxury, modernity with cultural traditions and work with leisure. A wide range of modern facilities and amenities are available at reasonable costs, comprising quality accommodation, educational facilities, healthcare and medical facilities, shopping centres, recreational and sporting facilities.

The country, through the Smart City Scheme, is offering a plethora of opportunities to global investors to share the vision of Mauritius in creating intelligent, innovative and sustainable cities of tomorrow.

QUALITY OF LIFE

Mauritius is among the top three countries worldwide, besides Estonia and Canada, with the purest quality of air. We have a welfare state which provides free education and protection for the elderly, greater inclusiveness and negative income tax. In this vein, the country aims to continue to provide safety and improved quality of life to all our citizens through free healthcare and education.

Why Mauritius
Why Mauritius

YOUR INNOVATIVE AND SOPHISTICATED INVESTMENT PLATFORM

Building on its strong financial services sector, and its role for cross-border investments in emerging economies, Mauritius has forged a strong reputation as an International Financial Centre (IFC) of choice. The strong and fast expanding presence of international law firms, corporate services providers, fund managers, global investment and wholesale banks as well as state of the art exchanges is testimony to this fact.

A STRATEGIC MANUFACTURING HUB WITH CUTTING-EDGE TECHNOLOGY

The Manufacturing landscape constitutes an integral part of the Mauritian economy and remains a priority sector for the Government towards becoming a high-income economy. This sector has graduated from traditional to high value-added manufacturing, through the adoption of technology and automated processes.

Why Mauritius

International Benchmarks

No

Index

Global Rank

Africa Rank

1

World Bank Doing Business 2020

13 out of 190 countries

1st

2

Global Competitiveness Index 2019 – World Economic Forum

54 out of 140 countries

1st

3

Corruption Perceptions Index 2019 - (Transparency International)

52 out of 180 countries

3rd 

4

International Property Rights Index 2019

40 out of 128 countries

1st

5

Mo Ibrahim Index of African Governance 2019

-

1st 

6

Press Freedom Index 2019 - (Reporters without Borders)

58 out of 180 countries

5th

7

The A.T. Kearney Global Services Location Index 2019

30 out of 50 countries

2nd

8

2018 Index of Economic Freedom - (Heritage Foundation)

25 out of 180 countries

1st

9

Economic Freedom of the World 2019- (Fraser Institute)

8 out of 162 countries

1st

10

Human Development Index 2019

66 out of 188 countries

2nd

11

Democracy Index 2019 – The Economist Intelligence Unit – Full Democracy

17 out of 167 countries

1st

12

Mercer’s 2019 Quality of Living Survey

83 out of 230 countries

1st

13

Forbes Survey of Best Countries for Business 2019

39 out of 161 countries

1st

14

The Travel and Tourism Competitiveness 2019

54 out of 136 countries

1st

15

Social Progress Index 2019

44 out of 149 countries

1st