Friday September 22 2017
Mauritius | Credit Rating at 65.00


Moody's credit rating for Mauritius was last set at Baa1 with stable outlook.





Friday September 22 2017
Mauritius Imports at 14743.00 MUR Million


Imports decreased 1.9 percent year-on-year to MUR 14743 million in July of 2017, mainly due to machinery and transport equipment (-15.75 percent) and chemicals (-4.39 percent). Imports went down from India (-7.4 percent), China (-12.5 percent) and France (-14.6 percent). Meanwhile, imports increased from South Africa (64.9 percent).





Friday September 22 2017
Mauritius Exports at 6781.00 MUR Million


Mauritius exports decreased 0.6 percent year-on-year to MUR 6781 million from MUR 6820 million in July of 2017. Main declines were seen in miscellaneous manufactured articles (-7.98 percent) while food and live animals increased (13.62 percent); manufactured goods (32.78 percent) and chemicals (15.60 percent). Exports increased to India (9.4 percent), China (3.4 percent) and South Africa (16.4 percent) but fell to France (-17.8 percent).





Friday September 22 2017
Mauritius Balance of Trade at -7962.00 MUR Million


The trade deficit in Mauritius narrowed to MUR 7962 million in July of 2017 from a MUR 8216 million gap a year earlier. Imports decreased 1.9 percent year-on-year to MUR 14743 million, mainly due to machinery and transport equipment (-15.75 percent) and chemicals (-4.39 percent). Meanwhile, exports went down 0.6 percent year-on-year to MUR 6781 million from MUR 6820 million. Main declines were seen in miscellaneous manufactured articles (-7.98 percent) while food and live animals increased (13.62 percent); manufactured goods (32.78 percent) and chemicals (15.60 percent). Exports increased to India (9.4 percent), China (3.4 percent) and South Africa (16.4 percent) but fell to France (-17.8 percent).





Wednesday September 20 2017
Mauritius Interest Rate at 3.50 percent


The central bank of Mauritius lowered its key interest rate by 50bps to 3.5 percent on September 6th 2017, saying the inflation is unlikely to pick up significantly while there is a need to stimulate more investment into the productive sectors of the economy. The headline inflation is seen at around 4 percent in 2017 and at about 3.8 percent in 2018. The GDP growth is expected to be between 3.6-3.8 percent for 2017 and 4.2 percent in 2018.





Wednesday September 13 2017
Mauritius Core Inflation Rate at 2.00 percent


Core Inflation Rate in Mauritius increased 2 percent in August of 2017 over the same month in the previous year.





Monday September 11 2017
Mauritius Tourist Arrivals at 100191.00


Tourist Arrivals in Mauritius decreased to 100191 in August from 112347 in July of 2017.





Monday September 11 2017
Mauritius Tourism Revenues at 3810.00 MUR Million


Tourism Revenues in Mauritius decreased to 3810 MUR Million in June from 4593 MUR Million in May of 2017.





Saturday September 09 2017
Mauritius Foreign Exchange Reserves at 5397.70 USD Million


Foreign Exchange Reserves in Mauritius increased to 5397.70 USD Million in August from 5293 USD Million in July of 2017.





Thursday September 07 2017
Mauritius Inflation Rate MoM at 0.00 percent


The Consumer Price Index in Mauritius were flat in August of 2017 over the previous month.