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Location: Indian Ocean
Capital: Port Louis
Population (2017): 1,291,456
Status: member of the Commonwealth, the United Nations, the World Bank, from 1968
Currency: MUR (Mauritian rupee)
Official languages: English
Deposit guarantee: N/A
The Republic of Mauritius is a tropical paradise island country located in the Southwestern Indian Ocean.
The country is world famous for sugar-white beaches, tropical plants, sugar cane plantations, aquamarine lagoons and exotic mix of Indian, African, British, French, and Chinese cultural influence.
The Mauritian economy is one of the fastest growing in sub-Saharan Africa. Since independence, Mauritius has sustained an opened, free, democratic, and highly competitive political system, fully open to foreign capital, talents and ideas. In just three decades, the country has moved from a mono-crop sugar-dominated economy to a sophisticated and diversified services oriented one.
Mauritius also has a brand of high qualified professionals: business consultants, tax specialist, IT engineers, corporate lawyers, chartered accountants, financial analysts, architects.
All this conditions lead to a successful economy and made Mauritius recognised as being an excellent place for doing business.
The banking industry is characterized by the wide range of services provided. Besides traditional banking facilities, banks also offer card-based payment services, such as credit and debit cards internet banking and phone banking facilities. The international banks offer a wide range of global banking and financial services to both corporate and private clients.