List of companies of Mauritius

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Location of Mauritius

Mauritius is an island nation in the Indian Ocean about 2,000 kilometres (1,200 mi) off the southeast coast of the African continent. The country includes the island of Mauritius, Rodrigues [560 kilometres (350 mi) east], and the outer islands (Agaléga, St. Brandon and two disputed territories). The islands of Mauritius and Rodrigues (172 km (107 mi) southwest) form part of the Mascarene Islands, along with nearby Réunion, a French overseas department. The area of the country is 2,040 km2. The capital and largest city is Port Louis.

Since independence in 1968, Mauritius has developed from a low-income, agriculture-based economy to a middle-income diversified economy. The economy is based on tourism, textiles, sugar, and financial services. In recent years, information and communication technology, seafood, hospitality and property development, healthcare, renewable energy, and education and training have emerged as important sectors, attracting substantial investment from both local and foreign investors.[1]

Notable firms[edit]

This list includes notable companies with primary headquarters located in the country. The industry and sector follow the Industry Classification Benchmark taxonomy. Organizations which have ceased operations are included and noted as defunct.

     Active firms
     State-owned firms
     Defunct firms

Name Industry Sector Headquarters Founded Notes
AfrAsia Bank Financials Banks commercial bank
Air Mauritius Consumer services Travel & leisure national airline
Bank of Mauritius Financials Banks
Barclays Bank Mauritius Financials Banks commercial bank
Emtel Telecommunications Telecommunications telecommunications and internet service provider
ENL Group Conglomerates - Conglomerate with interests in most sectors of the Mauritian economy
Essar Energy Oil & gas Oil & gas producers oil and gas and petroleum
Ireland Blyth Limited (IBL) Conglomerates - conglomerate
La Sentinelle (Mauritius) Consumer services Media Newspaper publisher, its most popular newspaper being L'Express, newspaper
Lamco International Insurance Ltd Financials Insurance insurance
Le Défi Media Group Consumer services Media Mass media group
Le Mauricien Ltd. Consumer services Media newspaper publisher
LUX* Resorts & Hotels Consumer services Travel & leisure
Mahanagar Telephone Mauritius Limited Telecommunications Telecommunications Telecommunications and internet service provider
Mauritius Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) Consumer services Media public broadcaster of Mauritius
Mauritius Commercial Bank Ltd. (MCB) Financials Banks oldest bank on the island
Mauritius Post Industrials Industrial transportation postal service in Mauritius
Mauritius Telecom Telecommunications Telecommunications
New Mauritius Hotels Ltd. Consumer services Travel & leisure trades as Beachcomber Hotels
Phoenix Beverages Consumer services Food & beverage largest brewery in Mauritius
Rogers Group Conglomerates - conglomerate
State Bank of Mauritius Financials Banks commercial bank

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Mauritius". CIA – The World Factbook. Retrieved 4 January 2012.