Monday February 27 2017
Mauritius Core Inflation Rate at 1.70 percent


Core Inflation Rate in Mauritius increased 1.70 percent in January of 2017 over the same month in the previous year.





Monday February 27 2017
Mauritius Balance of Trade at -7927.00 MUR Million


Mauritius posted a trade deficit of MUR 7.93 billion in December of 2016, higher than a MUR 7.33 billion gap a year earlier. Exports declined 4.6 percent to MUR 7.14 billion led by miscellaneous manufactured articles (-22.3 percent); manufactured goods (-20.2 percent); chemicals (-24.2 percent); machinery and transport (-23.1 percent); crude materials, excluding fuels (-42.2 percent); beverages and tobacco (-39.3 percent) and chemicals (-24.2 percent). By contrast, food and live animals rose 38.7 percent. Main export partner was United States (13.5 percent of total exports), followed by France (12.5 percent) and United Kingdom (11.4 percent). Imports went up 1.8 percent to MUR 15.06 billion, boosted by food and live animals (9.9 percent); machinery and transport (5.1 percent); and mineral fuels, lubricants and related items (6 percent). Main import partners were China (18.2 percent of total imports), India (16.9 percent), South Africa (7.7 percent) and France (6.7 percent).





Monday February 27 2017
Mauritius Exports at 7135.00 MUR Million


Exports from Mauritius declined 4.6 percent year-on-year to MUR 7.14 billion in December 2016, led by falls in miscellaneous manufactured articles (-22.3 percent); manufactured goods (-20.2 percent); chemicals (-24.2 percent); machinery and transport equipment (-23.1 percent); crude materials, excluding fuels (-42.2 percent); and beverages and tobacco (-39.3 percent), chemicals (-24.2 percent). By contrast, food and live animals rose 38.7 percent. Main export partner was United States (13.5 percent of total exports), followed by France (12.5 percent) and United Kingdom (11.4 percent).





Monday February 27 2017
Mauritius Imports at 15062.00 MUR Million


Imports to Mauritius went up 1.8 percent year-on-year to MUR 15.06 billion in December 2016, boosted by higher purchases of food and live animals (9.9 percent); machinery and transport equipment (5.1 percent); and mineral fuels, lubricants and related material (6 percent). Main import partners were China (18.2 percent of total imports), India (16.9 percent), South Africa (7.7 percent) and France (6.7 percent).





Friday February 17 2017
Mauritius Foreign Exchange Reserves at 4925.50 USD Million


Foreign Exchange Reserves in Mauritius decreased to 4925.50 USD Million in January from 4967.10 USD Million in December of 2016.





Thursday February 16 2017
Mauritius Tourist Arrivals at 124362.00


Tourist Arrivals in Mauritius increased to 148134 in December from 115782 in November of 2016.





Wednesday February 15 2017
Mauritius Bank Lending Rate at 8.50 percent


Bank Lending Rate in Mauritius remained unchanged at 8.50 percent in December from 8.50 percent in November of 2016.





Wednesday February 15 2017
Mauritius Business Confidence at 97.50


Business Confidence in Mauritius increased to 97.50 in the fourth quarter of 2016 from 93 in the third quarter of 2016.





Wednesday February 15 2017
Mauritius Gold Reserves at 12.43 Tonnes


Gold Reserves in Mauritius remained unchanged at 11.43 Tonnes in the third quarter of 2016 from 11.43 Tonnes in the second quarter of 2016.





Wednesday February 15 2017
Mauritius Prime Lending Rate at 8.50 percent


Lending Rate in Mauritius remained unchanged at 8.50 percent in December from 8.50 percent in November of 2016.