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Tuesday 23 September 2014

Mauritius Business Info

   Mauritius Business Information

nav bar Economy of Mauritius:

Being for a long time a monocrop economy (sugar industry), Mauritius succeeded in diversifying with the secondary industries. In the 1980s, the textile industry had a formidable expansion and plays a major role in the Export Processing Zone (zone franche).

Now economic growth averages 5 percent per annum. Mauritius holds a per capita income of US $ 3,400 and the highest Human Development Index in the Sub-Saharan region (0.825).

Taxation rate varies between 0% and 35%.

Financial Centre of Mauritius:

In 1992, Mauritius became the first offshore financial center in the south hemisphere. There are now over 1500 offshore/international companies incorporated since. It has ratified several double taxation agreements.

Double Taxation Agreements:

  • Botswana
  • China
  • France
  • Germany
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Italy
  • Luxembourg
  • Madagascar
  • Malaysia
  • Pakistan
  • Singapore
  • South Africa
  • Swaziland
  • Sweden
  • United Kingdom
  • Zimbabwe

Stock Exchange of Mauritius Limited manages the stock exchange.

Some recommended Banks:

  • Barclays Bank

  • Bank National De Paris (BNPI)

  • Hong Kong & shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC)

  • Mauritius Commercial Bank

  • State Bank Of Mauritius

Some figures are provided by UNDP Mauritius.

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