mauritius at a glance

MAURITIUS AT A GLANCE


Mauritius introduced Global Business incentives in 1992 and is now recognised as a leading regional financial centre.  In the last decade, Mauritius has enjoyed unprecedented socio-economic development with a substantial economic growth averaging six percent. This is the fruit of careful economic governance by successive administrations backed up by a sound financial infrastructure with a reputation for reliability, efficiency and probity.

 

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mauritius at a glance
  • POPULATION

    1.3 Million

  • CURRENCY

    Mauritian Rupee (MUR)

  • CAPITAL

    Port Louis

  • TIME ZONE

    GMT + 4 hrs

  • LOCATIONS

    6 hrs from Mumbai, India - 4.5 hrs from Johannesburg, South Africa - 9 hrs from Perth, Australia - 12 hrs from London, England - 5 hrs from Nairobi, Kenya - 11 hrs from Paris, France - 6 hrs from Dubai, UAE.

  • LANGUAGES

    English (official) & French

  • GOVERNING BODIES

    Bank of Mauritius & Financial Services Commission of Mauritius

  • GDP | GDP/CAPITA (2010)

    US$ 10.57m | US$ 8,148

  • FDI (total) | FDI Financial & insurance activities

    US$ 311m | US$ 23m


Source: CSO National Accounts 2013