Press Release : Friday, 9 April 2021: Next on the Minara Chamber of commerce Global Trade opportunities programme was a meeting with the High Commission of Mauritius this week at their offices in Pretoria. Minara Chamber Deputy Vice President Asgar Mahomed was welcomed by High Commissioner H.E. Dr P Vijaye Lutchmun and the Economic Counsellor for Africa , Dr Prega Ramsamy who is responsible for investment, trade and financial development.
Discussions included promising business opportunities within the Textiles, Seafood, Pharmaceuticals and Fruit sectors amongst many other industries yet to be explored.
Mauritius also has some great incentive programs for some that want residency or retirement out of South Africa. In addition, the country which ranks first in Africa in ease of doing business, global competitiveness and governance amongst other accolades also offers great tax rebates for investors.
Dr Ramsamy indicated that Mauritius is currently attracting investments in a number of priority sectors including pharmaceuticals, tourism, the ocean economy, agro-industry, healthcare, retirement homes, real estate and ICT. Minara Chamber will soon facilitate a Virtual Business Seminar for its memberships facilitated by the High Commission which will present further details on the various investment and business opportunities.