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Foreign Investment in Mauritius

Mauritius is an increasingly attractive prospect for foreign investors, with real estate and the financial services the most popular sectors. According to statistics from the Bank of Mauritius, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflows into the Mauritian economy for 2016 saw an increase of 41% compared to the previous year, amounting to MUR 13.6 billion.

There are also signs of an increase in FDI from developing countries, with MUR 6.46 billion invested in 2016 as compared to MUR 3.34 billion in 2015.

France remains the leading source of FDI in Mauritius with a contribution of MUR 4.5 billion in 2016. The other main sources of FDI are from China and South Africa.