Mauritius Interest Rate  2006-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The Central Bank of Mauritius left its key interest rate unchanged at 3.5 percent on August 20th 2018, saying that the decision supports growth in an environment where inflationary pressures were contained. The annual inflation rate decreased to 1.7 percent in July from 6.7 percent in March and the headline inflation fell from 5.0 percent to 4.0 percent, mostly due to the adverse shocks to food prices subsided and downward adjustment in the cost of administered goods. The headline inflation rate is now expected to be at 3.5 percent in 2018 and 3.0 percent in 2019. The Committee also mentioned that the performance of the economy was sustained mainly due to services and construction sectors and the GDP growth is projected to be at 4.0 percent in 2018 and 2019. Policymakers noted that budgetary measures, capital spending on infrastructure and household consumption are supporting growth and that both business and consumer confidence are improving. Interest Rate in Mauritius averaged 4.99 percent from 2006 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 9.25 percent in June of 2007 and a record low of 3.50 percent in July of 2017.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-02-28 11:50 AM Interest Rate Decision 3.5% 3.5% 3.5%
2018-05-30 12:40 PM Interest Rate Decision 3.5% 3.5% 3.5%
2018-08-20 01:00 PM Interest Rate Decision 3.5% 3.5% 3.5%
2018-11-09 01:00 PM Interest Rate Decision 3.5% 3.5%


Mauritius Money Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Interest Rate 3.50 3.50 9.25 3.50 percent [+]
Foreign Exchange Reserves 6607.70 6506.80 6668.50 637.50 USD Million [+]
Deposit Interest Rate 3.10 5.20 12.56 3.10 percent [+]
Lending Rate 8.50 8.60 13.00 8.00 percent [+]
Banks Balance Sheet 1332647.52 1336773.41 1534429.62 432333.74 MUR Million [+]
Central Bank Balance Sheet 229257.86 237591.16 237591.16 43239.56 MUR Million [+]


Mauritius Interest Rate

In Mauritius, interest rates decisions are taken by the Bank of Mauritius. The BoM’s official interest rate is the repo rate. This page provides - Mauritius Interest Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Mauritius Interest Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.50 3.50 9.25 3.50 2006 - 2018 percent Daily




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Indonesia 5.50 Aug/18
China 4.35 Aug/18
Saudi Arabia 2.50 Aug/18
United States 2.00 Aug/18
Australia 1.50 Sep/18
Canada 1.50 Sep/18
South Korea 1.50 Aug/18
Singapore 1.06 Aug/18
United Kingdom 0.75 Sep/18
Euro Area 0.00 Sep/18
France 0.00 Sep/18
Germany 0.00 Sep/18
Italy 0.00 Sep/18
Netherlands 0.00 Sep/18
Spain 0.00 Sep/18
Japan -0.10 Sep/18
Switzerland -0.75 Sep/18


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