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These distinctions coupled with the promotional campaign, will certainly increase Mauritius’ visibility as a tourist destination on the Chinese market in 2014 for several months. (Image: MTPA)
Princes supplements its own production with tuna bought from canneries in Ecuador, Thailand and Philippines and a take-over of TDM would bring a part of this production to Mauritius. (Image: IBLMaritime)
The atmosphere of the Mauritian Parliament lightened up as renewable energy minister Rashid Beebeejaun affirmed that the CT Power project is planned to be set up in 2016. (Image: Government of Mauritius)
A worldwide survey by Paris-based OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) has identified the much-maligned island economy as ‘largely compliant’ with global tax laws. (Image: Tax Justice Network)
The island economy, which recently had its higher education sector taken for a ride by unauthorized off-shore campuses of Indian educational institutions, may be headed for a much-needed respite. (Source: EIILM, Mauritius)
The education sector is fast emerging as an area of focus for the island economy, as Mauritius aspires to be an education and training hub in the Sub-Saharan region. (Image: Wikimedia)
Piracy and armed robbery at sea are not only seen as a barrier to the delivery of humanitarian aid to Somalia, but also post a real threat to the global economy, according to a report by the United Nations Security Council. (Image: boston.com)
Mauritian economist Philip Lam gives you his forthright views on tax incentives, housing, unemployment, sector focus, Africa strategy, and most importantly, the implementation of the budget he openly describes as ‘ambitious’
Through its “Bank of banks” strategy, the MCB plans to position itself as a privileged partner of the African banks rather than be considered a competitor on African territories.
Supported by robust international operations, Mauritius-based clothing major CIEL Textiles saw profits and revenues increase by 12% for the first quarter ended 30 September 2013. (Image: ghtu.mu)
London-based NGO ActionAid has accused Africa’s largest retail banking giant, Barclay’s Bank, of promoting Mauritius and other tax havens to its clients as preferred investment gateways into Africa and Asia.
Even as London readies for an e-Governance meeting, bringing together multiple stakeholders from across the world, the island economy has reason to cheer. The forum will give Mauritius, identified by the GSMA as a leader in e-Governance in Africa, a golden opp...
African agriculture is crying out for help. Is technology listening? Even as genetically modified (GM) crops are slow to gain popularity amid traditional cultivation, the challenges of separate biosafety regulations across African countries are making it even ...
Industry bell-weathers Mauritius Commercial Bank (MCB) and State Bank of Mauritius (SBM) both declared strong results for the period ended September, 2013. (Image: Peter Kuchar)
AfricaMoney spoke to Paul Halpin, director, International Financial Services Ltd, Mauritius, to understand the African strategy under Budget 2014 in greater detail.