Business Mauritius and the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

Business Mauritius and the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Monday, 21 February 2022, during a virtual event. This protocol aims at establishing exchanges of expertise and enhancing business opportunities between Mauritius and the Pacific Islands. Mauritius thus becomes the first African country to sign such an agreement with the PIF Secretariat.

This collaboration brings together the Pacific private sector – businesses, industry and employer organisations – and Business Mauritius, the peak body representing over 1200 companies in Mauritius. Sharing lessons and best-practice is part of South-South cooperation and strengthening Small Islands Developing States partnerships, particularly for post-COVID economic recovery.

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National Budget 2022/23 – Proposal Form

Business Mauritius is currently preparing its Budget Memorandum for the National Budget 2022/2023, and we are inviting all our members to submit their inputs on issues that need to be addressed, proposed measures and their expected impact. We encourage you to be as factual, objective, clear and direct as possible and highlight the general interest of measures.

If you are a member and would like to submit your proposals, please login here: Members Corner

The Deadline for submission is Wednesday, 02 March 2022. 

OACPS Business Forum

The OACPS Business Forum was officially launched on 21 January 2022 during a virtual meeting organized by the OACPS Secretariat with technical support of Business ACP.

Mr Kevin Ramkaloan, CEO of Business Mauritius was appointed to the board of directors.

This Business Forum is one of the five “Subsidiary and Consultative Organs” foreseen under the Georgetown Agreement, with 3 main objectives:

  1. Promoting dialogue and collaboration between OACPS Governments, Regional Integration Institutions and the private sector at national, regional and continental levels within and between the 6 OACPS regions;
  2. Contributing to the formulation and implementation of private sector development policies; and
  3. Promoting knowledge sharing and information dissemination on private sector development issues, including the exchange of best practices between and within the 6 OACPS regions.

Discover the OACPS Business Forum Board HERE

Follow-up Survey to assess the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on businesses in Mauritius

This is a follow-up survey to the first Business Survey (September-October 2021) conducted by DCDM Research with the participation of the nine partner members of Business Mauritius, namely AHRIM, AMM, IAM, MCA, MCCI, MEXA, BACECA, MBA, and OTAM. Technically and financially supported by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the Japanese Embassy, ​​the report demonstrates the impact of the pandemic on several aspects of the business world, as well as the anticipation of business leaders for 2021.

Africa Business Summit: New Pathways to U.S.- Africa Economic Partnership

The Corporate Council on Africa is organising its 13th U.S.-Africa Business Summit on July 27-29, under the theme: ‘’New Pathways to U.S.- Africa Economic Partnership’’.

The Summit’s virtual conference will spotlight the next phase of growth in the U.S.-Africa economic partnership, focusing on key strategies such as Health Security, African Regional and U.S.-Africa Trade, the Future of Energy, Agribusiness and Manufacturing Ecosystems, Trade Finance, Women and Diaspora-Empowered Trade, Digital Transformation, and more.

Registration to the Summit is FREE, you may register here: U.S.-Africa Business Summit 2021

Un budget qui choisit la croissance à l’austérité

Pour Business Mauritius, la stratégie annoncée par le ministre des Finances, Renganaden Padayachy, jette les bases pour une relance durable de l’économie et une refonte de nos principaux secteurs d’activité pour consolider notre résilience.

Voir la vidéo intégrale de la conférence de presse en ligne, le vendredi 11 juin 2021, à la suite du discours budgétaire.

SME Support Platform

This platform aims to centralise the services offered by BM to small and medium-sized enterprises while providing them opportunities to bid through the procurement platform as they will now be able to know in real-time the demands of major companies, and thus helping them integrate the larger supply chain, adopt quality standards and eventually grow their business.