Sunday December 17 2017
Mauritius | Credit Rating at 65.00


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





Wednesday December 13 2017
Mauritius Interest Rate at 3.50 percent


The central bank of Mauritius kept its key interest rate unchanged at 3.5 percent on November 29th. The Committee said the decision aims to continue to support economic growth, although it showed concerns about the effects of the introduction of the minimum wage policy and negative income tax on the labour market. The headline inflation remained steady at 3.5 percent in October and is expected to stay at the same level in 2017 and 2018. The economy expanded 4.1 percent year-on- year in the second quarter compared to 2.6 percent in the same period of 2016 and is projected to grow 3.8 percent in 2017 and 4.2 percent in 2018.





Tuesday December 12 2017
Mauritius Tourism Revenues at 4243.00 MUR Million


Tourism Revenues in Mauritius decreased to 4243 MUR Million in September from 4329 MUR Million in August of 2017.





Tuesday December 12 2017
Mauritius Core Inflation Rate at 2.10 percent


Core consumer prices in Mauritius increased 2.10 percent in November of 2017 over the same month in the previous year.





Monday December 11 2017
Mauritius Tourist Arrivals at 121496.00


The number of foreigners visiting Mauritius rose 4.9 percent to 121 thousand in November of 2017 from 116 thousand in the same month a year ago. Biggest increases in arrivals were recorded from the UK (up 32.1 percent to 16.4 thousand); Germany (19.7 percent to 15.7 thousand); South Africa (21 percent to 7.1 thousand); Switzerland (6.6 percent to 5.6 thousand) and Italy (10.8 percent to 3.3 thousand). Meanwhile, declines were mostly seen from France (down 0.3 percent to 30.7 thousand); Reunion Island (-9.3 percent to 6.6 thousand), India (-20.4 percent to 5.4 thousand ) and China (-30.4 percent to 3.9 thousand).Considering the January to November period, the number of foreigners visiting Mauritius went up 5.2 percent to 1186 thousand.





Saturday December 09 2017
Mauritius Foreign Exchange Reserves at 5711.20 USD Million


Foreign Exchange Reserves in Mauritius increased to 5711.20 USD Million in November from 5509.40 USD Million in October of 2017.





Wednesday December 06 2017
Mauritius Inflation Rate at 3.60 percent


Consumer prices in Mauritius edged up 3.6 percent year-on-year in November of 2017 from 3.5 percent in the previous month. It was the highest inflation rate since August. Prices went up faster for: food (3.4 percent vs 2.6 percent in October); health (4.4 percent vs 4.3 percent); restaurant and hotels (3.1 percent from 3 percent), and miscellaneous goods & services (1.9 percent vs 1.2 percent) while communication rebounded (0.1 percent from -0.1 percent). Prices rose less for : transport (5.2 percent vs 5.3 percent in October); recreation & culture (1.6 percent vs 2.1 percent); clothing (2.5 percent vs 4.5 percent); furnishing (1.7 percent vs 1.8 percent), and alcoholic beverages & tobacco (10.4 percent vs 11.7 percent). Meantime, inflation was steady for education (3.3 percent). In contrast, prices fell further for housing (-1.4 percent vs -2.4 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.4 percent, after falling 0.4 percent in the prior month.





Wednesday December 06 2017
Mauritius CPI Transportation at 103.20 Index Points


The transportation sub-index of the CPI basket in Mauritius increased to 103.20 Index Points in November of 2017 from 102.70 Index Points in October of 2017.





Wednesday December 06 2017
Mauritius Food Inflation at 3.40 percent


Cost of food in Mauritius increased 3.40 percent in November of 2017 over the same month in the previous year.





Wednesday December 06 2017
Mauritius Inflation Rate MoM at 0.40 percent


The Consumer Price Index in Mauritius fell 0.40 percent in October of 2017 over the previous month.