Sunday August 18 2019
Mauritius - Credit Rating at 65.00

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

Friday August 16 2019
Mauritius Core Inflation Rate at 1.40 percent

Core consumer prices in Mauritius increased 1.40 percent in July of 2019 over the same month in the previous year.

Friday August 16 2019
Mauritius Inflation Rate MoM at 0.00 percent

The Consumer Price Index in Mauritius decreased 0 percent in July of 2019 over the previous month.

Tuesday August 13 2019
Mauritius Tourist Arrivals at 115448.00

The number of foreigners visiting Mauritius dropped 0.4 percent year-on-year to 114.448 thousand in July 2019. It was the lowest figure for a July month since 2017. The largest decreases were observed in arrivals from the UK (-4.4 percent to 12.4 thousand), South Africa (-21.2 percent to 7.6 thousand), Germany (-4.3 percent to 7.5 thousand), India (-15.8 percent to 6.3 thousand) and China (-31.4 percent to 4.5 thousand). In contrast, visitors rose mostly from France (4.1 percent to 20.6 thousand) and Reunion Island (5 percent to 17.1 thousand). Year-to-date, the number of foreigners visiting Mauritius increase 0.4 percent to 765.530 thousand.

Tuesday August 13 2019
Mauritius Tourism Revenues at 4915.00 MUR Million

Tourism Revenues in Mauritius decreased to 4915 MUR Million in May from 5450 MUR Million in April of 2019.

Saturday August 10 2019
Mauritius Foreign Exchange Reserves at 7218.60 USD Million

Foreign Exchange Reserves in Mauritius increased to 7218.60 USD Million in July from 7158.20 USD Million in June of 2019.

Friday August 09 2019
Mauritius Inflation Rate at 0.80 percent

The annual inflation rate in Mauritius edged higher at 0.8 percent in July 2019 from 0.6 percent in the prior month. Main upward pressure came from prices of food & non-alcoholic beverages (3.1 percent vs 2.0 percent in June); furnishings (1.6 percent vs 1.2 percent); restaurants & hotels (3.2 percent vs 3.1 percent) and recreation & culture (1.5 percent vs 1.2 percent). Meantime, inflation slowed mostly for alcoholic beverages & tobacco (1.1 percent vs 1.2 percent) and miscellaneous goods & services (0.6 percent vs 1.7 percent). On the other hand, cost declined for transport (-2.8 percent vs -3.3 percent); housing & utilities (-0.6 percent vs -0.1 percent); education (-4 percent vs -3.2 percent) and communication (-0.1 percent vs 0.1 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were flat after falling 0.9 percent in the prior month.

Friday August 09 2019
Mauritius Interest Rate at 3.35 percent

The Central Bank of Mauritius decided unanimously to slash its key repo rate by 15 bps to 3.35 percent on August 9th 2019, saying that inflation outlook provides room to a move against the risks associated with weakening global growth. Policymakers revised its inflation forecasts for 2019 to 0.5 percent (previously 1.5 percent) while expect it at 1.5 percent in 2020. Meantime, the bank maintained its growth forecast of 3.9 percent for 2019 and pointed 4.0 percent for 2020.

Friday August 09 2019
Mauritius GDP Annual Growth Rate at 3.30 percent

The gross domestic product in Mauritius grew 3.3 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2019, easing from a 4.1 percent expansion in the previous three-month period, as output rose at a softer pace for: manufacturing (0.4 percent vs 2.3 percent); construction (8.7 percent vs 9.9 percent); financial and insurance activities (5.0 percent vs 5.2 percent); transportation and storage (3.2 percent vs 3.4 percent); and public administration and defense (2.6 percent vs 3.0 percent). In addition, output growth was unchanged for wholesale and retail trade (at 3.6 percent) and real estate activities (at 3.1 percent), while a contraction was recorded for accommodation and food services activities (-1.1 percent vs 4.2 percent).

Wednesday August 07 2019
Mauritius Food Inflation at 3.10 percent

Cost of food in Mauritius increased 3.10 percent in July of 2019 over the same month in the previous year.