Infrastructure and Connectivity

  • Reliable, fast developing logistics platform and modern infrastructure
  • A developing road network
  • A world-class port with deep-water quays
  • A modern international airport, and an airport city entertaining high value cargo
  • Connected to fast and reliable submarine fibre optic cables: SAFE and LION

Fiscal Incentives

  • Income and corporate tax harmonised at 15% VAT
  • Tax-free dividends
  • No capital gains tax
  • Duty-free and VAT-free facilities for goods and equipment transiting the Freeport zones
  • 8 year-tax holiday under the SMART CITY SCHEME
  • 8 year-tax holiday for Bio farming projects
  • 10-year income tax exemption from all income, including those from external sources, under the MAURITIAN DIASPORA SCHEME

Business Environment

    • Law abiding island with political stability
    • Security of assets
    • No minimum capital requirement for incorporating a company
    • 100% foreign ownership
    • No exchange control
    • Only 3 days for the incorporation of a company
    • Seamless and transparent processes for permits and authorisations
    • 1st in Africa for Ease of Doing Business (World Bank) and for Good Governance (Ibrahim Index of African Governance – IIAG)

Other Advantages of the Mauritius business hub

  • Ideal time zone for global transactions
  • Bilingual (English and French) professionals in all fields
  • Qualified and multi-skilled workforce
  • Trusted International Financial Centre
  • Regulated and transparent jurisdiction
  • Banking services: full range of services with the presence of international banks
  • OECD white-listed international business platform