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Mauritius as an International Financial Centre-VLAD

“Mauritius offers investors the advantages of an offshore financial centre in the Indian Ocean, with a substantial network of treaties and double-taxation agreements, making it the gateway for routing funds into Africa and India.”

Building the Knowledge-Based Economy

“Mauritius is metamorphosing itself into a knowledge-based economy underpinned by higher education.” – Mahen Kundasamy, High Commissioner of Mauritius in the United Kingdom

Honourable Leela Devi Dookun-Luchoomun In Interview

“Excellence is what we are aiming at. We have to see to it that the people coming out of our system are endowed with the right knowledge, skills and competencies as well as attitudes that will enhance their employability.”

Alain Law Min In Interview

INTERVIEW Alain Law Min Acting Chief Executive of The Mauritius Commercial Bank Ltd. “We think organic growth is the best, and working with partner banks we can continue to grow our revenue base by developing good relationships and strong partnerships. We have...

Ramesh Basant Roi In Interview

“We have a democratic tradition, rule of law and political stability in Mauritius. It’s a peaceful and pleasant place to live and it ranks quite high when it comes to quality of life and happiness. It’s also one of the safest and most secure places to visit, with a multicultural society where we respect each other. You don’t see our kind of social harmony elsewhere in the world.”

Global Ambitions

“There is no miracle. It is due simply to hard work,
discipline, and will.” — Sir Anerood Jugnauth, former Prime Minister of Mauritius

The human capital challenge

“Mauritius’s future innovation depends on the answer to the ultimate
question: Do we have a high-quality human capital and productivity?”
— Seeram Ramakrishna, Professor and Director for Center for Nanobres and Nanotechnology from the National University of Singapore

Gateway to the African Opportunity

“It is becoming clear that any innovation or ambition to become a knowledge economy has to be driven by talented African scientists and with the knowledge that innovation is not instructed!”

— Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, President of Mauritius.

Mauritius as an International Financial Centre

“Mauritius offers investors the advantages of an offshore financial centre in the Indian Ocean, with a substantial network of treaties and double-taxation agreements, making it the gateway for routing funds into Africa and India.”

— United Nations Conference on Trade and Development World Investment Report.

Mahen Kumar Seeruttun In Interview

Mauritius’ agriculture has diversified from a mono-crop industry based on sugar into one that benefits the economy in various ways. Mahen Kumar Seeruttun, Minister Agro-Industry and Food Security, shares his views on the country’s growing agriculture sector.

Joël Rault In Interview

Mauritius is not only seen as the future global investment hub, it is seen as the springboard into Africa. Joël Rault, Ambassador of Mauritius, talks about the country’s African Strategy and why he believes investors should come to Mauritius.

University of Technology In Interview

Well-recognised international universities are opening campuses in Mauritius. Dr Sharmila Seetulsingh-Goorah, Director General, University of Technology, shares her view on the impact this has on the island’s educational system and Mauritius as a regional higher education hub.

Sunibel Corporate Services In Interview

An increasing amount of investors are looking at Mauritius as an investment opportunity and using the island as a platform to invest in Africa. Nitin Collappen, Managing Director and Nikhel Chung Sam Wan, Team Leader & MLRO, shares why they believe Mauritius’ niche market for doing business attracts investors.

Ravin Dajee In Interview

Mauritius has a strengthening economy and financial services sector leading the world’s view of Mauritius as the next global investment hub. Ravin Dajee, CEO of Barclays Bank, talk shares his view on why the island is a world-class regional financial centre for Eastern and Southern Africa.

Ramesh Basant Roi In Interview

With the international community looking at Mauritius as a platform for global investments and the springboard into Africa, Mr Ramesh Basant Roi, Governor of the Bank of Mauritius, discusses its strong and selective banking sector and what the island can do to strengthen its economy and stay competitive in the global market.

Sridhar Nagarajan In Interview

Mauritius’ financial services sector is becoming the island’s leader in the world view that Mauritius is the next world investment hub. Sridhar Nagarajan, CEO of MauBank, shares his views on the financial services sector’s role in this.

Craig McKenzie In Interview

As investors look towards Mauritius as the next global investment hub, Craig McKenzie, CEO of Investec Bank (Mauritius) Ltd, shares his views on the island as the hub for African investment.

Christian Li Kwet Liit In Interview

The island of Mauritius is one of few considered as the springboard for investment into Africa. Christian Li Kwet Liit, Managing Director & Group CEO of CKLB Financial Services Group, talks about why he believes the island is the perfect location for this.

Dr David Poyton In Interview

A key aspect to raising a country’s investment profile is its education, and Mauritius – with its connection to British universities – has a strong case for this. Dr David Poyton. Dean of Aberystwyth University, Mauritius Branch Campus, talks about why Aberystwyth chose Mauritius and how this influences the island to become an educational hub for Eastern and Southern Africa?

Harry Sutherland In Interview

Harry Sutherland In Interview

“In a world of increasing competition, it is not easy to stand out from the crowd, but in this business it is ultimately about relationship, trust, cost effectiveness and efficiency. Some of our basic fundamentals are rather what we do not do: no time wasting, no nonsense and no ‘departments’. We supply independent thought and Directors of substance for the job, and we strive to actually add value to every client.”

Tej Kumar Gujadhur In Interview

Many see South Africa as the continent’s next financial services hub, but it has a strong competitor: the island of Mauritius. Tej Kumar Gujadhur, founder, CEO and Board Director of GFin Corporate Services Ltd shares his views on the opportunities and challenges the financial services sector in Mauritius faces and why the island is an international financial centre.