Mauritius

AFRICA HR Solutions in Mauritius

‘Mauritius’ was made first and then heaven, heaven being copied after Mauritius’. Mark Twain Welcome to Mauritius, officially known as the Republic of Mauritius situated in the middle of the Indian Ocean off the southeast of the African continent. Known for being a busy island, Mauritius is one of the most important trading routes of the Indian Ocean. Home to some beautiful and amazing landscapes, Mauritius is a dream destination to those seeking for a memorable experience. Home to a unique wildlife and to some of the rarest birds’ species in the world, the beaches and outdoor activities here are terrific. Either you’re a simple traveller or an expatriate, you shall enjoy a perfect stay with its luxury resorts, traditional food, nightlife, cosmopolitan accommodations and island life. Mauritius has a population of 1.2 million inhabitants and the natural increase is set to be positive.

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What makes Mauritius Unique?

Try the street foods

The Mauritian street food is amongst the best in the world. A unique mix of Creole, African, Indian, and Chinese influences, the dishes offer mixtures of tastes and savors. Spices, colors, and flavors come together to form a scrumptious Mauritian dish.

Hire a car and drive around

Renting a car isn’t a very popular option in Mauritius because most visitors prefer to move around in cabs or by bus. However, renting a car is an adventurous activity and perfect way of discovering secret beaches and breath-taking landscapes.

Talk to Mauritians

The best part of any trip to Mauritius is discovering the people. Mauritians are known for being warm, cheerful, welcoming, and very helpful.

Here at Africa HR, we offer a Professional Employment Outsourcing (PEO) facility. We provide businesses with wide range of human-resources services which includes:

  • Human Resources Management
  • Payroll Administration and processing
  • Safety Programs
  • Recruiting and Outplacement support
  • Government Compliance

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If the expat life is meant for you, a lucky and wild experience awaits you which Africa HR Solutions cherish.

Major Imports:

  • Refined Petroleum
  • Broadcasting equipment
  • Fish
  • Cars
  • Rice
  • Medicaments

Major Exports:

  • Fish
  • Raw sugar
  • Broadcasting equipment
  • Clothes
  • Jewellery
  • Fertilizers

Trading Partners:

  • France
  • United Kingdom
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • United States

Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

  • $23.4 billion
  • 3.2% growth
  • 3.5% 5-year annual growth
  • $18,553 per capita

Unemployment Rate: 7.7%

Global Ranking in Economy Progress 2016: 15th

Capital

Port-Louis is the official and largest city of the country. It is an administrative, commercial, governmental and business hub and where the official harbour is found. Port-Louis is situated in the western part of the country and lying in the Black-River district. Port-Louis has the cosmopolitan look and acts like it. It’s the ideal place to discover all the essences and traditional spices of the country found in the Central Market of Port-Louis. You shall enjoy nice walks or go for some shopping in the Caudan Waterfront or walk around the city with its narrow roads.

Currency

Mauritian Rupee

Languages

English is the official language of the country which is used for written communication commercial, educational, political and administrative purposes. However, French is a widely conversational language and often use in media as well. Mauritians understands and master both languages. The Mauritian Creole is the patriotic language and commonly used by locals.

Economy

Mauritius is the 125th largest export economy in the world and has a middle-income diversified economy. Resting on the sugar, tourism, textile, financial, communication technology, and property development. Mauritius has also a well-developed legal and commercial infrastructure which is used to tease the most engaging international markets and investments. Mauritius is considered as one of the strongest economies in the Sub-Saharan Africa region and is considered as one of the region’s highest levels of per capita income with the help of the Mauritian government who have strongly improved and modernized the sugar and textile industries. Mauritius is chosen among several African countries as a trading destination which also allows the country to diversify its economy in terms of information and communications technology, financial and business services, seafood processing and exports and free trade zones. The government remains involved in the economy through the public-sector services in various sectors.

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