Star and Key of the Indian Ocean

Date: Friday, 29 September 2023 | Now is 10:44 in Port Louis, 0oF 0 oC


General Information




Mauritius is one of the strongest economies in Africa, categorised as an upper-middle income country. Over the last four decades, the island has recorded a healthy and sustained average GDP growth rate of 5%. From a monocrop economy, based on cultivation of sugarcane, the island has successfully transformed itself into a robust, diversified and innovation-driven economy resting on agro-industry, export-oriented manufacturing, tourism, financial services, property development & real estate, ICT-BPO, Freeport & logistics and seafood. Niche opportunities are cropping up in local emerging sectors such as healthcare, life sciences, knowledge, renewable energies, creative industries, marinas and film making.


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