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Paradise Papers: Mauritius Prime Minister releases official statement 10-11-2017

  The release of the Paradise Papers earlier this week took the whole media world by storm. The so-called “Paradise Papers” is the term coined by investigative jou
alists to refer to the leakage of seven decades' worth of information representing more than 1,400 GB of data, containing about 13.4 million documents. A major part of these information was ...

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State Visit of the Seychelles President to Mauritius 09-11-2017

The President of Seychelles, H.E. Danny Antoine Rollen Faure headed a high level delegation of 23 members on an official visit to Mauritius from 26th to 28th October 2017.   It is to be noted that the Presidential visit was preceded by the meeting of the 12th session of the Seychelles-Mauritius Commission on Bilateral Cooperation held on 23rd October 2017, durin ...

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The SEM wins the “Most Innovative African Stock Exchange for 2017\\ 09-11-2017

  The Stock Exchange of Mauritius (SEM) won the "Most Innovative African Stock Exchange of the year Award" at the Ai Institutional Investment Summit and Capital Markets Index Series Awards 2017 organised by the Africa investor (Ai), a leading inte
ational research and communication group. Winning this award for the fourth time in seven years, the SEM reconf ...

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Global Competitiveness Report 2017/2018: Mauritius in leading position in Sub-Saharan Africa 09-11-2017

  Mauritius tops the list as most competitive country in the Sub-Saharan Africa region for the fourth consecutive year, according to the Global Competitiveness Report 2017/2018, published by the World Economic Forum on 27th September 2017. Mauritius ranks 45th out of 137 countries worldwide, maintaining the same place as last year while slightly improving its overall ...

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Mauritius residency schemes – the new ‘Innovator OP’ and other amendments 09-11-2017

  Mauritius is open to foreign investment and already offers attractive residency permit schemes, with the aim to bring foreign direct investment and expertise to the country. The Gove
ment of Mauritius has recently updated and brought changes to the Mauritius residency schemes, aiming to further increase the attractiveness of these schemes, and to encourage investme ...

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Air Mauritius welcomes new A-350 900 to its fleet 09-11-2017

  Air Mauritius welcomed the latest member of its fleet, an A-350 900 Airbus, a jewel of new technology and the first aircraft of its kind in the Indian Ocean.  The aircraft has been named "Le Mo
e Brabant" after the island nation's iconic and historic UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site.   ‘Le Mo
e Brabant’ landed at the Sir Se ...

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IOPS Annual General Meeting – FSC Mauritius elected to the Executive Committee 09-11-2017

  The Inte
ational Organisation of Pension Supervisors (IOPS)’s Annual General Meeting was held in Mauritius on Tuesday 24th October 2017. During the meeting, The Financial Services Commission (FSC) of Mauritius was elected to the Executive Committee of the organization. Other elected members include Italy, India, Romania, Uganda, Egypt and Botswana.   I ...

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Benchmarking visit by African Francophone delegation to Mauritius 09-11-2017

Mauritius is further strengthening its ties with Francophone African countries and positioning itself as a platform for doing business with Africa.   A delegation of Francophone African countries comprising representatives from the Inte
ational Network of Francophone Investment Promotion Agencies (RIAFPI), the Ivorian Federation of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises ...

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Mauritius and Micronesia establish diplomatic ties 09-11-2017

  The Republic of Mauritius and the Federated States of Micronesia formally established diplomatic relations on 10th October 2017, through the signature of a Joint Communiqué.   As Small Island Developing States (SIDS), the two countries have a common destiny and face common challenges such as the severe impact of climate change.   The Permanent R ...

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First Edition of the Mauritius Cinema Week successfully held 09-11-2017

  The first edition of the Mauritius Cinema Week successfully took place from 5th to 8th October 2017.   The theme for this first edition was ‘East meets West’, a reference to the cultural melting pot represented by the rainbow island nation. Indeed, for the event, film directors, celebrities and artists and other high-profile guests flocked from In ...

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