In the World Bank’s Doing Business Report 2020, Mauritius ranked 13th out of 190 countries, an improvement on their 25th position in 2018, implying that the country has improved its business regulatory environment and has narrowed the gap with the global regulatory frontier. The 2018 Report also stated improvements in the country’s ranking in 8 out of 10 indicators including: Starting a Business, Dealing with Construction Permits, Paying taxes, and Trading Across Borders.

Mauritius also has an established business association environment encompassing a myriad of sectors, which provide guidance and support to professionals and have contributed to its well-developed business sector, consolidating Mauritius’ position as the most competitive economy in Sub-Saharan Africa ahead of other countries like Kenya (80) and South Africa (82).