November 26, 2019

20% growth of the Foreign Direct Investment inflows of the Mauritian Economy for the 1st semester of 2019

According to the latest statistics published by the Bank of Mauritius, there has been an increase of 20 % of the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflows into the Mauritian economy for the period January to June 2019 compared to the same period of last year.


It is Real Estate which remained the most attractive sector whereby the FDI inflow amounted to MUR 9.5 billion out of which an amount of MUR 8.4 billion was channelled through the Integrated Resort Scheme, Real Estate Scheme, Invest Hotel Scheme, Property Development Scheme and the Smart City Scheme.


The inflows from developed countries amounted to MUR 5.9 billion and 56 % of this aggregate originated from France.  


With regards to outbound investment, it was mainly towards developing countries and the African continent, representing an amount of MUR 677 million. FDI outflows to Asia was MUR 261 million.


Source: The Economic development board of Mauritius