The Mauritius business hub

The Mauritius business hub is the perfect place for structuring your company and to do business in Africa. The island nation offers a conducive business environment and number of incentives that attract investments from all over the world.


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
  • Several schemes including
    • 8 year-tax holiday under the Smart City Scheme
    • 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

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