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Mauritius and India: New partnership to open up fresh economic opportunities

June 2, 2014 |

The island economy has joined hands with India to define new economic cooperation projects between the two countries and devise new arrangements regarding the Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA). (Image: Narendra Modi page)

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US outstrips Mauritius as route for foreign institutional inflows to India

April 29, 2014 | The US accounted for the largest chunk of ‘assets under custody (AUC)’ of FIIs investing in the Indian equity and debt markets with around INR 45.9 trillion (MUR 22.96 trillion) worth of funds, for the 12 months till December 2013. (Image: Fund Web) The United States...
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Financial ExpertSpeak: Mauritius still the best route for India investments

January 3, 2014 |

AfricaMoney spoke to Clairette Ah-Hen, Chief Executive of Mauritius’ Financial Services Commission (FSC), over the way forward on the Mauritius-India tax treaty and how Africa is increasingly emerging as an attractive investment destination. 

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Mauritius actively sharing tax information with India: FSC

December 16, 2013 |

Financial Services Commission (FSC) Chairperson Marc Hein stated that Mauritian authorities has been fully co-operative with their Indian counterparts to furnish information. (Image: Aamil)

Even as ta...
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Mauritius courts Indian tourists, competes with Dubai

December 9, 2013 |

The island economy faces tough competition from Dubai, which is also wooing the wedding and honeymoon segment from India, currently its second biggest source market. (Image: Mauritius Attractions)

Mauritius is stepping up i...
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More controls on India-Mauritius tax treaty

December 6, 2013 |

The limitation of benefit clause seeks to prevent any abuse of the tax treaty’s beneficial provisions, and is a concession to India’s long-standing demands. (Image: JurisTax)

The wrangling over the tax treaty between Ind...
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Mauritius and India tie up to boost SME sector

December 3, 2013 |

India and Mauritius signed an agreement yesterday on skill development and capacity building to boost micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs). (Image:

An agreement between India and Mauritius ...
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Indian regulator asks five Mauritius universities to stop admissions

November 26, 2013 |

While the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) of Mauritius has given these universities the green signal, sources in the human resource development ministry (HRD) of India and the UGC said the five have been asked to halt admissions with immediate effect. (Image:...
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India may regularize six higher education institutes in Mauritius soon

November 22, 2013 |

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)

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India and Mauritius sign agreement on tertiary education

November 22, 2013 |

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)

In a big boost to th...
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Beachcomber Hotels to tap deeper into Indian tourists

October 25, 2013 |

After promoting its properties among independent travelers, honeymooning couples and conference conveners, the Mauritius-based Beachcombers Hotels is also eying golf enthusiasts from the country. (Image: Beachcomber Hotels)

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Mauritius no longer in top 3 countries for Indian tourists

October 10, 2013 |

Once a popular destination for Indian tourists – honeymooners and family visitors alike – Mauritius is now being regarded as an expensive vacation. (Source: 

Singapore, Dubai and Thail...
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Mauritius eyes Indian trade industry with online training programme

October 8, 2013 | Mauritius reaches out to Indian tourists with an online training and certification platform for Indian travel agents (Source: htt...
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India responds to Mauritian tax proposals

August 30, 2013 |

Tax- News has reported recently that the government of India has sent its Mauritian counterpart "detailed comments" on the latest proposed changes to their double tax agreement (DTA) as long ago as May, it has emerged.

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India to decide on DTA amendments

July 11, 2013 |

The Hindu reported that Mauritius is awaiting India’s reaction concerning the proposal which was submitted earlier this year to amendments to the Double Taxation Treaty between the two countries, said Dr. Arvin Boolell, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mauritius. Maurit...
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DTAA: Mauritius to bring amendments

July 8, 2013 |

Times of India reported today that Mauritius is ready to make amendments in order to allay concerns from India over the misuse of the Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement. The country has proposed to include a clause in the treaty to ensure only genuine investors from ...
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GII: Mauritius leaves India and South Africa behind

July 3, 2013 |

In the latest report of the Global Innovation Index (GII)released today  for the year 2013, Mauritius has been ranked 53rd. Mauritius is ranked first in Sub-Saharan Africa, made up of a total of 32 countries, South Africa trailing behind, ranked at 58.  Mauritius, a...
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Mauritius and India to cooperate in renewable energy technology and exploration of marine resources

March 13, 2013 |

March 13, 2013 - The Prime Minister, Dr Navin Ramgoolam had a working session on 12 March at Clarisse House with the Indian President, Mr Pranab Mukherjee, who is on a State visit to Mauritius. Discussions were focused on potential areas of cooperation in the area of ...
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India’s Cipla plans $512 million takeover of South Africa’s Cipla Medpro

February 28, 2013 |

Photo of Cipla Chairman, Dr. Yusuf Hamied

February 28, 2013- Cipla Limited (“Cipla”) announced an offer to the ...
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Industry: Some of the Major Outcomes of Indian Minister Anand Sharma’s Visit

January 15, 2013 | January 15, 2013: The Minister of Commerce, Industry and Textiles of the Republic of India, Mr. Anand Sharma and his delegation was in Mauritius last week. Several outcomes have been noted following this visit. In the industry sector, both governments agreed to a form of skill enhan...
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