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.
- 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.
|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|
|Crude Birth Rate (per 1000):||10.80%|
|Human Development Index (rank / 188):||64|
|Human Development Index (scale 0 to 1):||0.781|
|Cumulative Approvals (1967-2016):||UA 928.2 Million|
- 11/12/2017 - Women, youth and SMEs to benefit from African Development Bank’s US $100-million loan to Mauritius
- 27/10/2016 - Mauritius reaches milestone in SEFA-supported pioneering low-carbon technology project
- 25/11/2015 - AfDB moves ahead on first Africa Visa Openness Index and showcases Rwanda and Mauritius as top performers