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CONFRENCE DES NATIONS UNIES SUR UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE

LE COMMERCE ET LE DVELOPPEMENT ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT

World Investment Report 2017


Investment and the Digital Economy

Country fact sheet: Mauritius

Foreign direct investment (FDI) overview, selected years


(Millions of dollars and per cent)
as a percentage of gross fixed capital formation
FDI flows 20052007 2013 2014 2015 2016 20052007 2014 2015 2016
(Pre-crisis (Pre-crisis
annual average) annual average)

Mauritius
Inward 162 293 418 208 349 9.8 17.3 10.2 15.9
Outward 38 168 91 54 5 2.3 3.8 2.6 0.3
Memorandum
Angola
Inward 8 553 14 346 16 543 16 176 14 364 150.4 85.1 164.5 179.5
Outward 9 739 27 510 18 875 7 941 10 693 171.2 97.1 80.7 133.6
Mozambique
Inward 206 6 175 4 902 3 867 3 093 16.2 52.5 61.8 71.1
Outward - - 97 2 - - 1.0 - -
East Africa
Inward 2 875 7 269 6 894 6 284 7 102 13.0 10.4 9.4 10.1
Outward 81 280 156 111 81 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.1
Africa
Inward 47 579 74 551 71 254 61 495 59 373 17.9 13.1 12.6 13.5
Outward 16 360 37 901 28 277 18 045 18 173 6.0 5.3 3.8 4.2
Developing economies *
Inward 429 927 674 658 703 780 752 329 646 030 11.9 7.4 8.1 7.1
Outward 203 745 432 766 472 745 389 267 383 429 5.6 5.0 4.2 4.2
World *
Inward 1 426 306 1 443 230 1 323 863 1 774 001 1 746 423 11.5 6.8 9.5 9.4
Outward 1 459 237 1 399 483 1 253 159 1 594 317 1 452 463 11.7 6.5 8.6 7.9
as a percentage of gross domestic product
FDI stock
1995 2013 2014 2015 2016 1995 2014 2015 2016
Mauritius
Inward 253 4 345 3 497 4 275 4 606 6.0 27.7 37.1 38.5
Outward 93 1 505 1 395 872 874 2.2 11.1 7.6 7.3
Memorandum
Angola
Inward 2 921 23 978 25 900 35 182 49 545 52.7 20.4 34.2 51.7
Outward - 15 921 20 174 21 221 31 914 - 15.9 20.6 33.3
Mozambique
Inward 356 19 968 24 870 28 737 31 830 14.1 147.4 194.1 282.1
Outward 3 10 107 109 109 0.1 0.6 0.7 1.0
East Africa
Inward 2 611 55 831 61 383 67 064 73 870 6.0 22.5 24.5 25.3
Outward 322 2 444 2 399 1 933 2 011 1.6 2.1 1.7 1.7
Africa
Inward 89 316 720 112 743 227 773 071 836 553 13.1 29.6 33.6 37.6
Outward 31 603 199 218 223 037 235 843 268 786 5.0 9.8 11.5 13.8
Developing economies *
Inward 843 355 7 771 797 8 335 353 8 579 767 9 077 653 13.0 27.2 28.8 30.4
Outward 311 373 4 402 018 5 006 223 5 400 491 5 808 568 5.2 16.6 18.4 19.8
World *
Inward 3 565 332 24 602 934 25 107 863 25 190 641 26 728 256 11.1 31.5 33.5 35.0
Outward 3 992 677 24 818 705 24 685 699 24 925 197 26 159 708 12.8 31.3 33.4 34.6
Cross-border merger and acquisition overview, 20052007 average, 20142016
(Millions of dollars)
Sales (net) Purchases (net)
Region/economy 20052007 2014 2015 2016 20052007 2014 2015 2016
(Pre-crisis (Pre-crisis
annual average) annual average)

Mauritius 84 75 - 25 189 1 162 1 150 77


Memorandum
Angola 83 1 - - - 40 - -
Mozambique 12 2 765 2 23 - - - -
East Africa 344 127 365 599 231 1 210 1 560 165
Africa 8 306 5 442 21 259 9 689 13 495 5 485 3 533 6 061
Developing economies * 82 005 129 357 84 364 69 315 105 810 154 536 131 153 149 857
World * 729 177 428 126 735 126 868 647 729 177 428 126 735 126 868 647

Announced greenfield investment project overview, 20052007 average, 20142016


(Millions of dollars)

As destination As source
Region/economy 20052007 2014 2015 2016 20052007 2014 2015 2016
(Pre-crisis (Pre-crisis
annual average) annual average)

Mauritius
Mauritius 128 510 88 358 14 1 523 2 611 155
Memorandum
Angola 3 006 16 142 2 691 378 14 345 11 -
Mozambique 879 8 781 5 166 6 300 - - - -
East Africa 4 141 7 028 7 138 11 480 153 2 947 3 768 1 075
Africa 63 023 89 729 67 047 94 073 6 174 13 558 13 192 11 739
Developing economies * 420 634 457 980 461 953 515 744 172 962 220 438 263 686 321 222
World * 751 550 721 320 772 866 827 670 751 550 721 320 772 866 827 670

Source: UNCTAD, World Investment Report 2017 ; http://unctad.org/wir or http://unctad.org/fdistatistics.

* Excluding Caribbean offshore financial centres.

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The sources for all this information are the World Investment Report 2017 and UNCTAD FDI/MNE database.
This database can be found at the following URL:
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