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Population: 1.26m
GDP: $11.53bn
Debt: 90% of GDP (2023 forecast)

news from Mauritius

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Round-trips and hot money

Indian companies are routing tens of billions of dollars through Mauritius each year in a giant tax avoidance scheme

India is changing its tax laws in a bid to introduce greater transparency into its financial transactions with Mauritius. The aim is to stem ‘round-tripping’ of funds by politici...

Constructive competition

Prime Minister Ramgoolam's plan for Chinese investment faces a few hurdles yet

Mauritian Prime Minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam began negotiations to make his country China's second special economic zone at the Forum for China-Africa Cooperation held in Beij...

Ramakrishna Sithanen

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Mauritius

Sithanen is the key strategist behind his country's fast-expanding ties with Asia's hyper-economies, China and India. He wants Chinese and Indian investment to support his plans...

Budget bludgeon

Premier Ramgoolam's government faces up to European subsidy cuts and Chinese competition

The poorer Hindu voters who brought Prime Minister Navin Ramgoolam's Labour Party to power last year see little to celebrate in his government's tough and reform-minded budget offi...

The brightness is fading

The election campaign turns vicious as prosperity comes under threat

The model Indian Ocean economy is faltering and opposition leader Navin Ramgoolam looks well placed to topple Prime Minister Paul Bérenger at the general elections on 3 July...


A quirky election result brings back old faces back to power again

This was not what was supposed to happen. The last-minute opposition alliance of the Mouvement Socialiste Militant (MSM) and the Mouvement Militant Mauricien (MMM) won three-quarte...

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