Mauritius 2017

Access point to Africa

Mauritius

Access point to Africa

A forthcoming free trade agreement could energize an ancient commercial route between China and Mauritius, forging a cross-continential gateway centuries in the making.

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Enabling growth

Maldives

2019

Enabling growth

The Maldives’ dispersed geography, while bestowing the country’s irresistible appeal, also carries unique challenges to a growing economy.
The west coast of Europe

Portugal

2019

The west coast of Europe

An economic miracle for some, Portugal is modernizing and alluring. From start-ups to surf waves, the country evokes an almost Californian model on the west coast of Europe.
How a small island nation became Africa’s business champion

Mauritius

2019

How a small island nation became Africa’s business champion

In only 50 years, Mauritius defied all economic predictions and is today ranked number one in Africa for its ease in doing business.
Revive Greece, restore Europe

Greece

2018

Revive Greece, restore Europe

Signs of recovery make a compelling case for easing the Greek debt.
Where business  mixes with beauty

Maldives

2018

Where business mixes with beauty

The Greater Malé Region, formed by the union of six neighboring islands, will decongest the capital and enable unprecedented tourism growth.
The nation with a reach much greater than its borders

Luxembourg

2018

The nation with a reach much greater than its borders

Luxembourg has become a leader in financial firsts that belies its size.
Access point to Africa

Mauritius

2017

Access point to Africa

A forthcoming free trade agreement could energize an ancient commercial route between China and Mauritius, forging a cross-continential gateway centuries in the making.
Poised for regional reconstruction

Jordan

2017

Poised for regional reconstruction

Jordan is positioning itself as a launchpad for the rebuilding of Iraq and Syria.
Access to the heart of Europe

Luxembourg

2015

Access to the heart of Europe

Luxembourg’s financial sector expertise and business friendly culture are helping Chinese businesses to engage in Europe.
Reforms spark progress

Portugal

2014

Reforms spark progress

Far-reaching structural reforms have paved the way for a sustained recovery in growth and investment
Stability locks in future growth

Ivory Coast

2016

Stability locks in future growth

Côte d’Ivoire’s economic renaissance is rapidly creating a new golden era
Building the dream

Maldives

2016

Building the dream

The Maldives invests in infrastructure to unleash growth
Re-engineering for growth

Egypt

2016

Re-engineering for growth

Egypt is undergoing an infrastructure overhaul
Oil nation charts a new course

Brunei Darussalam

2016

Oil nation charts a new course

Ancient Sino-Bruneian trade routes have been revived, marking 25 years in diplomatic relations.
Economic ties boosted as President Xi visits Egypt

Egypt

2015

Economic ties boosted as President Xi visits Egypt

Egyptian President al-Sisi and Chinese President Xi deliver a joint statement at the Presidential Palace in Cairo on January 21st, 2016.
An all-weather friend in Africa

Zimbabwe

2015

An all-weather friend in Africa

President Xi’s historic visit to Zimbabwe marks a breakthrough in the strengthening of ties.
Looking seaward

Cape Verde

2013

Looking seaward

A growing hub for services in the Atlantic
Investing in durability

Morocco

2013

Investing in durability

A safe choice for business in North Africa
Investing in democracy

Tunisia

2013

Investing in democracy

The road to economic revival
Unleashing its growth potential

Zimbabwe

2012

Unleashing its growth potential

A call for international investment
Uma porta para Africa no coração do Atlântico

Cabo Verde

2012

Uma porta para Africa no coração do Atlântico

Exemplo de democracia e governação na região em que se insere, Cabo Verde procura parceiros privados que o ajudem a constituir-se como um centro internacional de prestação de serviços. Por ar, terra e mar.

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Mauritius: Access point to Africa

Diplomacy

Mauritius: Access point to Africa

A forthcoming free trade agreement could energize an ancient commercial route between China and Mauritius, forging a cross-continential gateway centuries

“The Mauritian tourism industry has grown twice as fast as the world average”

Tourism

“The Mauritian tourism industry has grown twice as fast as the world average”

Kevin Ramkaloan

Director of the Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority

“The scope of the property market has resolutely leap frogged”

Real Estate & Construction

“The scope of the property market has resolutely leap frogged”

Jacques d’Unienville

CEO of Omnicane

“Mauritius has the fastest growing wealth market in Africa”

Finance

“Mauritius has the fastest growing wealth market in Africa”

Kabir Ruhee

CEO of Rogers Capital

Banks claim Asia-Africa conduit with innovation

Finance

Banks claim Asia-Africa conduit with innovation

Mauritius’ leading banks are using technology to compound the island’s credentials as an international financial center.

Financial services spurred by adoption of international standards

Finance

Financial services spurred by adoption of international standards

Mauritius’ financial services sector continues to be the economy’s fastest growing industry while assisting to position the country as a competitive

Historic Asia-Africa air corridor takes off

Tourism

Historic Asia-Africa air corridor takes off

China set to become top tourist source

Tourism

China set to become top tourist source

Once negligible, tourist arrivals from China are on the rise and destined to redefine the island’s tourism landscape.

Reforms open up paradise property for foreign owners

Real Estate & Construction

Reforms open up paradise property for foreign owners

Property schemes that entitle foreigners to residency permits have aided a 160% rise in millionaires since 2007.

“Our figures have shown constant increases during the past year”

Tourism

“Our figures have shown constant increases during the past year”

Jean-Jacques Vallet

CEO of Constance Hotels & Resorts Mauritius

“Our understanding of the needs of Chinese tourists continues to grow”

Tourism

“Our understanding of the needs of Chinese tourists continues to grow”

Paul Jones

CEO of Lux* Resorts & Hotels

“SBM is positioning itself as gateway for investors looking at emerging opportunities in Africa.”

Finance

“SBM is positioning itself as gateway for investors looking at emerging opportunities in Africa.”

Kee Chong Li Kwong Wing

Chairman of SBM Holdings

Sophisticated and secure financial platform to Africa

Finance

Sophisticated and secure financial platform to Africa

RAMESWURLALL BASANT ROI

Governor of the Bank of Mauritius

“The Air Corridor has brought an increase of nearly 20,000 passengers”

Aviation

“The Air Corridor has brought an increase of nearly 20,000 passengers”

Georges Chung

Senior Economic Advisor of the Prime Minister of Mauritius

“We are offering the world a financial centre of excellence”

Finance

“We are offering the world a financial centre of excellence”

Harvesh Seegolam

Chief Executive of the Financial Services Promotion Agency (FSPA)

Africa’s largest bank confirms growing interest for Mauritius

Finance

Africa’s largest bank confirms growing interest for Mauritius

DANIEL NG TSEUNG

Head of Corporate Banking and Transactional Products and Services, Standard Bank (Mauritius) Limited

“Mauritius has the credibility and standing to become a regional financial hub for Africa”

Finance

“Mauritius has the credibility and standing to become a regional financial hub for Africa”

Alain Law Min

CEO of Mauritius Commercial Bank

“The resort with the highest proportion of Chinese visitors in Mauritius”

Tourism

“The resort with the highest proportion of Chinese visitors in Mauritius”

Lionel Benzoni

Director of Club Med Mauritius

“Foreign property is one of the main channels of FDI in Mauritius”

Real Estate & Construction

“Foreign property is one of the main channels of FDI in Mauritius”

Patrice Legris

CEO of Alteo Properties

“The objective is for Mauritius to become a hub for visitors to Africa”

Tourism

“The objective is for Mauritius to become a hub for visitors to Africa”