Mauritius an India Ocean Island nation is known for its beaches. The Indian workers started working in Mauritius since 1920 at the sugarcane plantations. The Mahatma Gandhi Institute was established in 1970 as a joint venture between Government of India and Mauritius. The Indo Mauritian relations refers to the historical, political, economic, military, social and cultural connections between the Republic of India and Republic of Mauritius.
The currency is Mauritian rupee and official language spoken are French and English.
Port Louis is the country’s economic, cultural, political centre and a populous city. India is Mauritius largest trading partner and has been the largest exporter of goods to Mauritius since 2007.
In FY 2012-2013, India exported goods worth US$ 1.31 bn. and imported goods worth US$ 28.49 mn.
FY 2013-14, India’s export was US$ 295 mn., representing over 25% of total import of Mauritius. Mauritius has been a largest source of FDI equity flow to India. The cumulative FDI equity inflows from Mauritius to India during April 2000-May 2014reached US$ 80,808 bn., amounting to 36 % of the total FDI flows into India over this period.During FY 2012-13, FDI equity inflows were US$ 9.497 billion.
In FY 2014-2015 India exported goods worth US$ 1.9 billion to Mauritius and imported goods worth US$ 21.19 million from Mauritius.
Chamber of Commerce & Association
The Mauritian Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Port Louis.
Mauritius Export Association (Mexa), Port Louis