Cooperation between the two countries include cultural exchanges, trade in goods, financial assistances and capacity building in various sectors. Currently, Malaysia has assist Mauritius on its country development such as the providing of places in training centres and institutions of higher learning for students from the country under the Malaysian Technical Cooperation Programme (MTCP). There are currently six Malaysian companies investing in Mauritius, some of it are in the banking sector with a joint venture with the Mauritius local banks. Other Malaysian investors has keen to invest in Mauritius with some projects concentrated on the construction of textile factory, hotel, and palm oil refinery. Some agreements such as the establishment of a joint commission on economic and technical research and forging of the cultural links were also signed. Beside that, Mauritius has ready to co-operate in the trade of sugar with Malaysia.