Doing Business in Mauritius

Doing Business in Mauritius

If you are looking to set up a business in Mauritius, learning about the island as well as its industries, and economics is vital. The island that borders Africa is seen by the continent as a role model for its capitalization on natural resources and innovation for its economic progress over the years. What was once a mono-crop economy relying solely on sugar cultivation and production, it has emerged into a diversified economy with innovation and services in various industries such as tourism, education, ICT, agri-business, and logistics to name a few. Mauritius has also secured itself as a platform for African investments and a global business hub. Doing business Mauritius puts you in the forefront as it is a regional player and part of a global parent network of the likes of  SADC, COMESA, IORA, and IOC to name a few. When doing business in Mauritius, you should be aware what it means to set up a business on the island. The island does not have many barriers to entry, and has a special counter at the Mauritius Board of Investments to assist any companies who are looking to set up shop on the island. The following are some items you should keep in mind to help you do business in Mauritius; Registration with the Companies Division. This can also be done online at the Corporate and Business Registration Department website. Getting your own office space through reliable real estate agents or via serviced offices are available for hire in focal business areas such as Port Louis. Often, depending on your type of business, establishing partnerships can enable...
The Future of Global Shipping to Mauritius

The Future of Global Shipping to Mauritius

When you look back in Nautical History, you know that the pioneers truly envisioned a united world. The advances in naval technologies have created a seamless world bringing countries and industry together in numerous ways. When uniting the world through advances in shipping and cargo handling, there are many ways in which business and efficiency can be revolutionised. Whether you look at the advancements in mechanical or digital means, the future of global shipping to Mauritius is expecting many new changes to take things to the next step. Smart Containerisation One of the most important advancements in the shipping and logistics industry was “Containerisation,” and to this year, it’s been around for six decades. Containers offered the industry a revolutionary way of shipping goods of various kinds. It also means that, the shipping vessels carrying these containers should also be able to meet the necessary requirement, offering more advances to help carry that various goods. For instance, some of the most recent advances in Containerisation include “Smart Containers” that are used on both “Dry” and “Reefer,” which are refrigerated, containers. These new types of containers offers remote container management and other technologies that allows for tracking, management and monitoring of the goods, and are increasingly valuable to shipments sent via reefer type of containers. Port Operations Automation Advancements with port operations are very important to the future of the logistics arena. Many port terminals are now automated with easier container movements and management. The recently launched Mauritius Container Terminal (MCT) Extension Project has initiatives on incorporating an automated container terminal for improved port operations and faster consolidation/de-consolidation processes Digitalisation...
Cargo Shipping to Mauritius

Cargo Shipping to Mauritius

Whether you’re planning on moving to the island or sending personal effects to family and friends, or sending out crates of goods, cargo shipping to Mauritius via Transco Cargo is reliable and convenient.  Before sending cargo to Mauritius, you should be aware of the rules and regulations that concerns cargo shipments entering the country. Being aware of practices, methods and prerequisites necessary for cargo shipping to Mauritius to avoid a less than favourable shipping experience is a good rule of thumb and it’s also good to be aware of general knowledge concerning South Africa, Madagascar and island in the Indian Ocean. The above excerpt has been taken from Transco Cargo’s blog with permission from the same  “Cargo Shipping to...