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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


China signs its first Free Trade Agreement with an African country

China signs its first Free Trade Agreement with an African country
Date:October 18, 2019|Domain:Business & Industry--International Relations--Economy & Finance

GIS – 18 October, 2019: Mauritius and China have strengthened their bilateral relations with the signature of a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) on October 17 2019 in Beijing.  The Agreement is the first FTA which China has signed with a country of the Af


Mauritius-Kenya: Expansion of the Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) network

Mauritius-Kenya: Expansion of the Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) network
Date:October 18, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS– 18 October, 2019: A Protocol amending the Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) network finalised by Mauritius and Kenya on 10 April 2019, was signed on Wednesday 16 October 2019, in Washington, by the Financial Secretary of the Ministry o


IMF forecasts higher growth rate of 3.7% for Mauritius despite global economic slowdown

IMF forecasts higher growth rate of 3.7% for Mauritius despite global economic slowdown
Date:October 17, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS - 17 October, 2019: The International Monetary Fund has forecasted a higher growth rate of 3.7% for Mauritius, confirming that the economy of Mauritius is quite resilient in spite of a general global economic slowdown. The above statement was


Mauritius compliant with EU Tax Good Governance Principles

Mauritius compliant with EU Tax Good Governance Principles
Date:October 11, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS - 11 October, 2019: Mauritius has been declared compliant with European Union (EU) Tax Good Governance Principles by the Economic and Financial Affairs Council of the EU, according to a communique released by the Financial Services Commission on


Open Day to foster financial literacy among the population

Open Day to foster financial literacy among the population
Date:September 23, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS - 23 September, 2019: An Open Day to foster financial literacy on Financial Products and Housing Schemes amongst the population was held, on 20 and 21 September 2019, at the initiative of the Ministry of Financial Services and Good Governance in


Prime Minister reiterates Government’s commitment to boost ICT sector

Prime Minister reiterates Government’s commitment to boost ICT sector
Date:September 19, 2019|Domain:ICT--Business & Industry--Economy & Finance

GIS - 19 September, 2019: Over the last years, Government has strived to boost the ICT sector and has come forward with concrete measures that has triggered the expansion of the industry and also helped in bridging the digital divide while encouragi


Prime Minister Jugnauth reiterates Government’s commitment to ensure progress of country and population

Prime Minister Jugnauth reiterates Government’s commitment to ensure progress of country and population
Date:September 13, 2019|Domain:Economy & Finance--Public Infrastructure

GIS - 13 September, 2019: The peace and stability that prevails in our multicultural society is a pride for our country, and has been lauded by foreign eminent personalities who visited the country, including His Holiness Pope Francis. The Governmen