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Foreign and Business in Mauritius, Port Louis

Business in Mauritius (Hindu African Island), Port Louis, Tourism

The Republic of Mauritius is an East African island country located in the Indian Ocean

  1. Repiblik Moris in Creole
  2. Main economic activities in Mauritius: textiles, agriculture (sugar), tourism, fishing and financial sector
  3. Services (Logistics, finance) are the pillar of the Mauritian economy
    1. Services in Mauritius: 70% of the GDP
  4. Mauritius is a major tourist destination
  5. Mauritius is one of the largest African financial centres after Johannesburg (South Africa)
  6. Mauritius has one of the largest exclusive economic zones in the world
  7. The World Bank places Mauritius as the first country in ease of doing business in Africa
  8. Mauritius ranks first in the Ibrahim Index of African Governance
  9. Mauritius is very well ranked in democracy and economic and political freedom
  10. Mauritius human development index is the highest in Africa
  11. Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport
  12. Mauritius: a Hindu African island
    1. Half of Mauritians are Hindus
  13. Mauritius is 2,000 kilometres south-east of the African continent
  14. Closest countries to Mauritius: the Comoros, Madagascar (868 kilometres), Reunion (172 kilometres), Mozambique, the Seychelles, and Tanzania

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Foreign Trade and Business in Mauritius: Master, Doctorate, Trade

  1. Masters: Business in Africa, Transport in Africa, International Business, Foreign Trade
  2. Doctorates: African Business, Global Logistics, World Trade

Mauritian Students: Masters, Doctorates (Business, Foreign Trade)

Masters and Doctorates in International Business adapted to the Mauritian Students

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International Trade and Business in Mauritius

Port Louis is the economic, cultural, political and administrative capital of Mauritius and the largest Mauritian city
  1. Port Louis is the African City with the highest per capita income
  2. Population of Port Louis: 150,000 inhabitants
  3. Main economic activities in Port Louis: financial sector, port activities, tourism and manufacturing sector
  4. Mauritius Stock Exchange
  5. Main industries in Port Louis: textiles and pharmaceutical manufacture, chemical and plastic products
  6. Mauritius Freeport: the largest port facility in the Indian Ocean region
  7. The headquarters of the Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa (OHADA) are in Port Louis

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  1. Mauritian population: 1.2 millions inhabitants
    1. Mauritian Population density: 618,24 inhabitants / km²
    2. Mauritius has the highest population density in Africa.
  2. Mauritius is composed of:
    1. Islands of Mauritius
    2. Islands of Rodrigues, 560 kilometres east of Mauritius, its capital is Port Mathurin.
    3. Outer islands (Agaléga, Saint-Brandon)
  3. Area of Mauritius: 2,040 km²
  4. Districts of Mauritius: Flacq, Grand Harbor, Moka, Pamplemousses, Plains Wilhems, Port Louis, Rempart River, Black River and Savannah

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  1. Mauritius is a unitary parliamentary republic
  2. Telephone code of Mauritius: 230
  3. Internet domain of Mauritius: .mu
  4. Currency of Mauritius: Mauritian Rupee (MUR)
  5. 1638 - 1710: Dutch colony
  6. 715-1810: French colony
  7. 1810: British colonial possession (with the Seychelles)
  8. Mauritius obtained its Independence from the United Kingdom in 1968

Mauritius Freeport

Mauritius is an English-speaking (Commonwealth) and French-speaking country (Francophonie).

The national languages are Mauritian Creole, English and French.

  1. Mauritian administration uses English as its main language
  2. The official language of the Parliament is English
  3. French and English are used in education

Main religions in Mauritius:

  1. Hinduism (48% of Mauritians)
  2. Christianity (33% of Mauritians)
  3. Islam (17%)

Trade Organisations (Mauritius)

  1. Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
  2. U.S.-COMESA Agreement
  3. Southern African Development Community (SADC)
  4. COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Agreement
  5. IORA
  6. Indian Ocean Commission
  7. International Organization of La Francophonie (OIF)
  8. India-Mauritius Agreement
  9. Pakistan-Mauritius Preferential trade zone
  10. United Kingdom-Mauritius-Seychelles-Zimbabwe Free Trade Agreement
  11. Turkey-Mauritius Free Trade Agreement (FTA)
  12. European Union-Eastern and Southern African States (Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles, Zimbabwe) Free Trade Agreement

Customs Union COMESA (Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa)

  1. African Union
  3. Economic Commission for Africa
  4. African Development Bank

Southern African Development Community (SADC)

Mauritius-Pakistan Preferential Trade Area

Higher Education in Mauritius

Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Technology

The government of Mauritius offers free education from the primary level up to the tertiary level.

  1. University of Mauritius
  2. University of Technology, Mauritius
  3. Open University of Mauritius
  4. Indian Ocean University
  5. Mauritian campus of the University of Greenwich (Pakistan)
  6. Aberystwyth University, campus of Mauritius
  7. Mahatma Gandhi Institute

Mauritius is a member of the African and Malagasy Council for Higher Education (CAMES) and University Agency of La Francophonie (AUF)

India-Mauritius Agreement

Indian Ocean Commission

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