06 September 2015

The Market Mogul - Mauritius: A Sweet Success?

Traditionally, the economy of the African island state of Mauritius was largely based on agriculture, especially the export of sugar and goods derived from it. However, over the past few decades, there has been a steep curve in the country’s diversification into expanding other sectors of the economy, namely: financial services, tourism and more recently, manufactured goods. The question that springs to mind here is why these reforms were necessary, a question we will explore further over the course of this article.

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