One of the world’s most exclusive tourism destinations, Mauritius has resisted the global financial crisis and established itself as a leading African economy.
Secure, open and a pioneer of public-private partnerships
in the region, Mauritius has inspired trust around
the world through its strong regulatory frameworks,
sound competition and continuous investment in
Thanks to its forward-thinking, market-focused government and investment bodies, the island is positively brimming with opportunities in a range of sectors that include agro-industry, fi nancial services, real estate, commercial marinas, seafood and aquaculture, manufacturing, ICT and business process outsourcing (BPO), as well as renewable energy.
Business Outlook, a London-based communications company, had the pleasure of hosting a roundtable forum there in the spring. Attended by keynote speakers that include government offi cials and prolifi c members of the business community, the Business Outlook Leadership Series fora are interactive, open-forum discussions led by experts in their field. The fora are designed to stimulate dialogue on the key issues affecting economic growth and long-term development today. In discussing Mauritius’ “Roadmap to the Future,” there was plenty of optimism.
The country of just over 1.2 million has been heralded as the bestgoverned nation on the African continent for the last fi ve years. Prime Minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam is famously dedicated to democracy because “it provides a stable platform for investment.” he says. And with much of the world in recession or crisis, Mauritius remains ahead of the curve.