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Upcoming Hollywood blockbuster to be shot in Mauritius 18-05-2017

  As previously communicated to our readers in a past edition of our newsletter, the Gove
ment of Mauritius, through its investment promotion agency – the Board of Investment (BOI), is actively promoting the island as an attractive filming destination to inte
ational filmmakers.    Several initiatives including the Film Rebate Scheme (FRS) have bee ...

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Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index 2017 18-05-2017

  The World Economic Forum has published its latest Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index (TTCI) in April 2017. It has been found that the travel & tourism industry continues to make a real difference to the lives of millions of people by driving growth, creating jobs, reducing poverty and fostering development and tolerance. For the sixth consecutive year, ind ...

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Memorandum of Understanding between Kingdom of Swaziland and Mauritius for better air connectivity 18-05-2017

  A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been signed between the Kingdom of Swaziland and Mauritian authorities which makes provision for:   -          Specific airlines of each country to operate on a maximum of 7 flights in each direction per week under designated routes. -       ...

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Agreement between Air Mauritius and China Eastern Airlines 18-05-2017

  The national airline, Air Mauritius has entered into a codeshare agreement with China Easte
Airlines effective since 18 April 2017. China Easte
Airlines, which has links to 212 destinations, has agreed to act as marketing carrier for Air Mauritius for the Chinese market.   Under this agreement, China Easte
Airlines will propose the following flights ope ...

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Air Mauritius Airport Services rewarded by Changi Airport Group 18-05-2017

  Air Mauritius was recently awarded by the Changi Airport for the high score achieved at the last Ground Operations Efficiency Monitor. In order to sustain its position as one of the best airports in the world, the Changi Airport Quality Service management team regularly measures service quality indicators operating at Changi Airport such as:   -  &n ...

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The consolidation of bilateral and economic ties between Mauritius and the Comoros 18-05-2017

  A business forum was held in April 2017 by the Mauritius Chamber Of Commerce (MCCI) and the Union of Chambers of Commerce and Industry and Agriculture (UCCIA) in collaboration with the Board of Investment (BOI) and Enterprise Mauritius with the objective of facilitating and reinforcing collaboration between the business community of Mauritius and Comoros. To nurtur ...

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Tanzania-Mauritius: Trade and Investment Forum 18-05-2017

  The first edition of the African Economic Forum featured a delegation from Tanzania, led by the Honorable Prime Minister, Kassim Majaliwa Majaliwa, and was held in Mauritius from 19 to 23 March 2017.    The Tanzania Investment Centre (TIC) in collaboration with the Ministry of Industry, Commerce & Consumer Protection of Mauritius, the Board of Invest ...

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Mauritius – China: Cementing business relationships 18-05-2017

  A symposium themed “Enhancing Mauritius-China Relations” was held on 19 April 2017 to mark the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Mauritius and the People’s Republic of China.  The event was attended by a high-level delegation from China as well as Mauritian high officials and representatives of the priva ...

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Mauritius and Jersey sign Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement 18-05-2017

  A Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) was signed by Mauritius and Jersey in London on 3 March 2017, which makes provision for a reduced taxation at source or exemption on various sources of income which is an incentive to increase activities between the two countries.   The Mauritius-Jersey DTAA is yet to be ratified.   So far, Mauritius has con ...

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Rotation of audit firms for listed companies 18-05-2017

  The Financial Report Council (Rotation of Audit Firm) Regulations will be promulgated, effective as from 1 January 2017, to allow for listed companies with audit firms having served for more than 7 years, and those with audit firms having served less than 7 years as at 7 September to start rotating on the same date which is 1 January 2020.  ...

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