Seychelles

AFRICA HR Solutions in SEychelles

Welcome to Seychelles, one of the most beautiful islands in the world. An archipelago and a set of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean. It is situated in the east of the African continent and near to the islands of Comoros, Mayotte, Madagascar, Reunion and Mauritius in the south. Popular for its quality beaches, the biggest attractions of the country, Seychelles constantly attracts visitors as expatriates for its luxury resorts, wildlife and marine life. If you’re seeking for a dream destination, Seychelles is the perfect destination. The Seychelles islands have one the finest ecotourism and smallest population of any independent African continent; 92,000 locals however part of the African Union.

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What Should I Know About Seychelles?

Time zone: 

UTC +4

Country code: 

+248 +area code +number of the person you are calling

International Airport: 

Seychelles International Airport (SEZ)

Public holidays: 

June 5: Liberation Day (Anniversary of 1977 Coup)
June 18: National Day
June 29: Independence Day
August 15: Assumption/La Digue Festival

Climate: 

Tropical. Cool and dry season from April to October .Hot and rainy season from November to March

Best time to visit: 

During the months of transition between the dry and rainy seasons (October, November, April and May)

Best places to visit in Seychelles: 

Mahé
Victoria
Praslin
La Digue

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:

  • Fish
  • Iron
  • Broadcasting equipment
  • Cars
  • Computers

Major Exports:

  • Processed Fish
  • Cement
  • Corn
  • Fish oil
  • Medical Instruments

Major Trading Partners:

  • France
  • United Kingdom
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Israel
  • Mauritius

Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

  • $2.4 billion
  • 2.9% growth
  • 5.9% 5-year annual growth
  • $25,607 per capita

Global Ranking in Economy Progress 2016: 76th

Capital

Victoria is the official capital of The Seychelles Islands and situated in the north of the north-east of Mahé islands and one of the smallest capital cities. Victoria is home to the economic, political and commercial activities of the country. It has also around a third of the Seychelles population. However, Victoria is a modern town where you’ll find everything you need: markets, shops, shopping malls, gardens and colonial infrastructures.

Currency

Seychellois rupee

Languages

Seychelles have three official languages: Seselwa, French and English. Seselwa Creole, the local dialect is by far the most spoken language of the country. French and English are both used for official purposes: administration, commerce, politics and education.

Economy

In a few years, the Seychelles economy expanded and became diversified in several industries namely the tourism, fishing, subsistence farming, agriculture, manufacturing, oil drilling and real estate sectors. Since the Seychelles independence in 1976, the impact which the tourism industry has had is terrific. International airports, nature preservation, tourism packages, luxury accommodations, guesthouses have emerged. Despite the influx of tourism, the fishing industry is still positioned in the first place. Seychelles has one of the biggest reserves of fish in the world with more than 1000 species. Agriculture and farming are also popular industries and contribute to the import and export activities.

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