In the wake of the release the so-called ‘Paradise Papers’ by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (The “ICIJ”) whereby unfounded allegations were levelled against Mauritius, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Mauritius has issued an official statement on the 9th November 2017.
MITCO in collaboration with Alteo Properties Ltd, a company which is in the real estate and hospitality sector in Mauritius, is participating to the Asia Pacific Family Office Conference (The “Conference”) which shall be held on 25 & 26 October 2017 at Shangri-La Island Hotel, Hong-Kong.
The Conference is organised by Campden Wealth and has been designed for the ultra-high net worth families that manage family offices or those who intend to set up such structures.
The main economic sectors in Mauritius are tourism, finance, agriculture and information and communication technology. The Mauritian Government is putting lots of efforts to modernize these markets and is also adopting a new approach for the development of new sectors.
MAURITIUS POSITIONING AS A FINTECH HUB
The innovation occupation permit scheme and new rules for the residence permit as retired non-citizen09/10/2017
The Investment Promotion Act has been amended to introduce a new category of Occupation Permit: - The Innovator Occupation Permit (The “Innovator OP”).
The Innovator OP has been designed for the non-citizens who wish to invest in Mauritius and conduct Research and Development projects in innovative sectors.
Mauritius continues to carry on its path in the international arena to improve our Financial Services sector.
MAURITIUS AMONG THE LEADERS IN THE GLOBAL FINANCIAL CENTRES IN AFRICA
In the 22nd edition of the Global Financial Centres Index released in September 2017, Mauritius gains two places by positioning itself at the 69th place globally out of 92 internationals financial centres. Mauritius establishes itself among the leaders in Africa.