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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.


Executing growth: EY's attractiveness survey – Africa 2014
The 2014 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 April 2012.

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
Booklets from HLB International giving general information on doing business in other countries.

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

Market intelligence portal covering news, business and investment opportunities and trade leads in the region. Information is also browsable by sector and by country.

Embassies and consulates


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