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Doing business in Mauritius

A selection of articles, books and online resources to help you explore the key issues for doing business in Mauritius.

Useful links

Ease of doing business in Mauritius
Summary of comprehensive annual data collated by the World Bank giving key indicators for business and economic conditions. Includes information on typical business procedures, showing time to complete and associated costs for each step.

Mauritius company registration
Comprehensive guide produced by Healy Consultants explaining company structures and business entity types, fees and timelines for incorporation, accounting and tax in this jurisdiction and comparisons with other countries in the region.


Making choices: EY's attractiveness survey – Africa 2015
The 2015 edition of EY's annual survey examining investment attractiveness in the region. The report gives statistics on trends in economic activity and offers insight into investor perceptions of individual countries and sectors. It examines how global business leaders perceive the region's growth potential and analyses foreign direct investment trends. Previous editions include:


Doing Business in Mauritius
Guide prepared by a local firm within the UHY network which provides an overview of the relevant issues to consider when establishing a business in this country. Published in May 2015.

Doing Business in Mauritius
Country guide from Baker Tilly International providing an overview of rules and regulations covering business entities and accounting, finance and investment, employment regulations and tax. Published in June 2015.

Doing Business Guide: Mauritius
Booklet produced by accountancy firm Morison. The guide gives an overview of background information relevant to starting a business, including:

  • banking and finance
  • institutions providing assistance to enterprises
  • legal structures of business organisations
  • taxation system in Mauritius
  • immovable properties.

Doing Business in Mauritius
Guide on doing business created by HSBC in association with Grant Thornton in December 2014. Sections cover:

  • legal overview
  • conducting business
  • tax system
  • labour
  • audit
  • trade
  • finance
  • infrastructure.

Doing Business in Mauritius
Guide from HLB International giving general information on doing business in Mauritius, Published in May 2012.

Overseas Business Risk - Mauritius
Report from UK Trade and Investment and the Foreign & Commonwealth Office looking at potential risks for UK businesses operating in this country. It includes economic and political risks, bribery and corruption, terrorism, intellectual property and crime.

Import and export

Market Access Database
Useful guidance covering this region compiled by the European Commission aimed at EU countries exporting to the rest of the world. The Exporter's Guide to Import Formalities lists relevant import procedures, documents and requirements by product code and country or customs area.

Law and regulation

Doing Business Law Library: Mauritius
Links to business laws and regulations collated by the World Bank. Topics include:

  • banking and credit laws
  • bankruptcy and collateral laws
  • commercial and company laws
  • labour laws
  • land and building laws
  • securities laws
  • tax laws
  • trade laws.

Forums and support networks

Mauritius Chamber of Commerce & Industry
A support network for promoting business and trade.

European Business Council for Africa and the Mediterranean
Federation of European organisations supporting trade and investment in Africa.

Other organisations

Invest in Africa
Platform set up by a group of international companies working in partnership to share knowledge and best practice on doing business in Africa.

Business Council for Africa
Network supporting companies and entrepreneurs operating in West, Central and Southern Africa, aiming to encourage better business in Africa for the benefit of its member companies and the sustainable economic development of the region.

Embassies and consulates


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