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King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre donates USD 10 million to Mauritius for upgrading of capital projects

King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre donates USD 10 million to Mauritius for upgrading of capital projects
Date:December 03, 2019|Domain:Public Infrastructure--International Relations--Economy & Finance

GIS - 03 December, 2019: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSRelief) donated a grant of USD 10 million to Mauritius in 2018 to provide instant humanitarian support to victims of flood and other natural disasters. The grant is also


New policies to further transform Mauritius into a sophisticated International Financial Centre

New policies to further transform Mauritius into a sophisticated International Financial Centre
Date:December 02, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS– 02 December, 2019: Government has taken bold and proactive measures, and is continuously devising new policies to further transform Mauritius into a sophisticated and attractive International Financial Centre (IFC). In this perspective, industr


Growth has to permeate equitably to all Mauritians, says Finance Minister

Date:November 29, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS – 29 November, 2019: ‘By the end of this year, Mauritius will become one of the few economies that have managed to get out of the middle-income trap. The aim is now to maintain and even significantly surpass the benchmark of USD 12,376 and ensur


Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of Mauritius: Key Repo Rate unchanged

Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of Mauritius: Key Repo Rate unchanged
Date:November 28, 2019|Domain:Economic Indicators--Economy & Finance

​GIS – 28 November, 2019: The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of Mauritius (Bank) has, by majority vote, decided to keep the Key Repo Rate (KRR) unchanged at 3.35 per cent per annum at its meeting, yesterday 27 November 2019.   The MPC


Quantum for salary compensation and for minimum salary to be finalised tomorrow

Quantum for salary compensation and for minimum salary to be finalised tomorrow
Date:November 28, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance--Employment/Labour

GIS - 28 November, 2019: The quantum for salary compensation and for minimum salary will be announced tomorrow, after Cabinet meeting. This statement was made, today, by the Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development, Dr Renganaden Pad


17th ACP-EU Regional Seminar focuses on infrastructures, trade, and blue economy

17th ACP-EU Regional Seminar focuses on infrastructures, trade, and blue economy
Date:November 21, 2019|Domain:Foreign Affairs--Economy & Finance--Business & Industry

GIS– 21 November, 2019: The 17th  Regional  Seminar of ACP-EU Economic and Social Interest Groups kicked off, today, at Sofitel Hotel, Flic en Flac.  The EU Ambassador in Mauritius and Head of the European Union (EU) delegation to Mauritius, Mr Vinc


17th Regional Seminar of ACP-EU Economic and Social Interest Groups

17th Regional Seminar of ACP-EU Economic and Social Interest Groups
Date:November 19, 2019|Domain:Foreign Affairs--Economy & Finance--Business & Industry

GIS– 19 November, 2019: Mauritius will host, on 21 and 22 November 2019, the 17th Regional Seminar of ACP-EU Economic and Social Interest Groups. The event, being held at the Hotel Sofitel, Wolmar, Flic en Flac, is organised by the European Econo


Financial Services: Mauritius’ reiterates commitment to international best practices

Financial Services: Mauritius’ reiterates commitment to international best practices
Date:November 18, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS - 18 November, 2019: Mauritius is committed to adhering to international best practices and norms, and that all appropriate actions will be taken to protect the good repute of the country as an International Financial Centre, was the reassurance


Mauritius ranked 5th for ease of paying taxes

Mauritius ranked 5th for ease of paying taxes
Date:October 25, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance--Business & Industry

GIS – 25 October, 2019: Mauritius bagged the 5th position in the Ease of Paying Taxes Index of the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Report 2020. Mauritius was previously ranked at the 6th position. The Director-General of the Mauritius Revenue A


Mauritius ranks 13th globally in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Report 2020

Mauritius ranks 13th globally in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Report 2020
Date:October 24, 2019|Domain:Business & Industry--Economy & Finance

GIS – 24 October, 2019: Mauritius is ranked 13th out of 190 countries assessed according to the latest edition of the Ease of Doing Business Report which was released, today, by the World Bank.  This represents the best ranking ever for Mauritius si