Mauritius has enjoyed substantial economic growth averaging 5% for the past two decades. The centre has a diversified economy and revenue streams which is based on tourism, textile manufacturing, agriculture, financial services and Information & Communication Technology.
The jurisdiction has carved a solid international reputation for the level of service of its qualified professionals, its user-friendly legislation governing companies and trusts, its fiscally attractive environment and for the quality of its regulation which is seen as firm but at the same time commercially friendly. It is recognized as a leading regional centre for investment holding and structuring given its network of attractive Double Taxation Agreements with several African, Asian and European countries.
The country's adoption of international best business practices and sustainable development policies has been acknowledged by international agencies such as the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OCED), the Financial Action Task Force (FAFT) and the World Bank (WB).