Africa Connected

Investing in increasingly wealthy Mauritius (Africa’s most functional democracy)

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Famed journalist Nikiwe Bikitsha is on a fact-finding mission in Mauritius, where she met with a number of leading bankers and financiers.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Bikitsha.

She discussed how monetary policy support the investment case for Mauritius.

She also touched on where the biggest investment opportunities lie.

Bikitsha spoke about investing when there is little hope of scaling up - Mauritius is a small country with a tiny population.

For more detail; listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).

Mauritius is consistently voted by the World Bank as the easiest place to do business in Africa.

Nikiwe Bikitsha

Mauritius set itself up as an international financial centre in the 1990s.

Nikiwe Bikitsha

Mauritius has a flat tax rate of 15% for individuals and companies.

Nikiwe Bikitsha

Mauritius has a small, but diversified economy.

Nikiwe Bikitsha

If you invest US$500 000 in property you get the right to live in Mauritius.

Nikiwe Bikitsha

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