Mauritius: Africa’s Singapore to hold on

​A robust and sustainable growth

The Mauritian economy grew by 3.6% in 2016. The financial and insurance sectors along with the information and communication sectors contributed the most. EH forecasts this will continue, with +4% both in 2017 and 2018. Growth will be mainly driven by tourism, and by the financial and construction sectors. The latest will be boosted by major investment projects. In august, the $560 million “Metro Express” project was launched. The completion of the biggest dockyard in the country will be a big step towards modernization.