Why Mauritius

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Mauritius is a politically stable, democratic state enjoying a vibrant and diverse economy. Business and investment opportunities in Mauritius are lucrative and is governed by a well established and regulated financial services sector which adheres to internationally accepted norms and best practices.

Why More Business and Finance Professionals Are Choosing Mauritius

As a jurisdiction, Mauritius offers significant benefits from an extensive range of Double Taxation Agreements (DTAs), a favourable fiscal regime with no capital gains tax or estate duty and excellent telecommunication facilities as a result of significant investment and deregulation in recent years. Mauritius has one of the world’s most competitive fiscal regimes.

The continuing success and reputation of Mauritius as a regional financial services centre is underpinned by the firm commitment of the Government of Mauritius to promote and support its financial services sector.

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  • Political and economic stability
  • Independent judiciary system
  • Favourable Time Zone (GMT+4)
  • Reliable telecommunications network and availability of high bandwidth connectivity via the South Africa Far East (SAFE) fibre optic cable
  • Membership of regional organisations such as the COMESA, SADC and IOR-ARC as well as strong ties with the EEC
  • Long established trade links with China, India, South Africa and USA
  • Availability of bilingual qualified professionals (English and French)
  • Suitable regulation for specialized financial services
  • Low cost administration
  • Freeport activities
  • Generous tax incentives
  • An enviable network of double tax treaties which makes Mauritius an excellent tax planning jurisdiction
  • Integrated Resort Scheme & Real Estate Scheme
  • Occupation and Residence Permit Schemes
  • Creation of a Cyber City and promotion of Mauritius into a Cyber island
  • Emerging Information and Communication Technology sector
  • Business Process Outsourcing and Investment Structuring
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