Mauritius

Mauritius and the AfDB

The Bank Group’s Country Strategy Paper (CSP) for Mauritius (2009–2013) approved by the Board in September, 2009 (ADB/DB/WP/2009/146) expires at the end of 2013. Designed to help the economy respond to the global economic downturn while supporting the country’s development priorities, it is anchored on two pillars: (i) reducing structural bottlenecks to competitiveness and trade and (ii) enhancing public sector efficiency and social service delivery.

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Mauritius Economic Outlook

  • The pace of economic growth was moderate in 2016, with the economy growing by 3.6% compared with 3.4% in 2015 reflecting a slight increase in domestic investment that was offset by weak external demand.
  • Political stability and sound macroeconomic management continue to promote investor confidence. Higher skills and productivity levels would make the country more competitive and innovative.
  • The government has demonstrated firm commitment to promoting, industrialisation and entrepreneurship, in an effort to boost sustainable economic growth and enhance the competitiveness of the economy.

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Key Facts

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Capital: Port Louis
Area: 2,000 sq km
Total Population 2017: 1.3 Million
Urban Population 2017: 73.50%
Female Population 2017: 49.70%
GDP: US$ 14.4 Billion
GNI Per Capita 2015: US$ 9,610
Inflation Rate: 2.47%
Crude Birth Rate (per 1000): 10.80%
Human Development Index (rank / 188): 64
Human Development Index (scale 0 to 1): 0.781
Membership Date: 02/01/1974
Cumulative Approvals (1967-2016): UA 928.2 Million

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Project Portfolio

Reference Project Status
P-MU-DD0-001 FEASIBILITY STUDY OF THE ISLAND CONTAINER TERMINAL

Categories: Mauritius, Transport

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P-MU-FA0-002 ST. LOUIS POWER STATION REDEVELOPMENT

Categories: Mauritius, Energy & Power

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Contacts

Mauritius Liaison office

5th Floor, Anglo-Mauritius House
Intendance Street
Port Louis, Mauritius

Phone: + 230 2116172 / +230 2127953

Mr. Karim Mhirsi, Chief Infrastructure Investment Specialist