Mauritius experienced an increase in the amount of direct foreign investment.
The country attracted 10.7 billion rupees during the first semester of 2019 against 8.84 billion rupees for the corresponding period in 2018.
Approximately 50%, or 5.86 billion rupees, of these investments, originate from European countries as The Bank of Mauritius published on Thursday, October 24 in a statement.
The real estate attracted the most foreign investments for the first six months of 2019, amounting to 9.56 billion rupees.
Of this amount, 8.46 billion rupees come from Integrated Resort Scheme, Real Estate Scheme, Invest Hotel Scheme and Property Development Scheme projects, as reported Defimedia site.
The amount obtained by sector
|Sectors||Amount of investment obtained between January and June 2019|
|Agriculture, fisheries, forests and forests||Rs 1M|
|Manufacturing sector||Rs 102 M|
|Activities related to the supply of water||Rs 23 M|
|Construction||Rs 5 M|
|Trade||Rs 61 M|
|Transport and storage||Rs 121 M|
|ICT||Rs 74 M|
|Health and Social Activities||Rs 348 M|
|Art and Leisure||Rs 14 M|
|Other service activities||Rs 155 M|
|Hotel and restaurant||Rs 4 M|
|Financial sector||Rs 189 M|
|Real estate||Rs 9,56 Md|
|Education||Rs 17 M|
|Activities related to the administration||Rs 4 M|