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Mauritius: The Minister of Finance, Vishnu Lutchmeenaraidoo, has set an objective of 5.7% growth for 2016

While according to the British bank, Standard Chartered Bank, based in Mauritius since 2002, the Mauritian economy is expected to reach 4% growth rate in 2015 against 3.5% last year, the Mauritian Minister of Finance, Vishnu Lutchmeenaraidoo, has set on Friday evening at the annual dinner of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Mauritius, as objective to boost growth around 5.7% in 2016.

"We took the right path. A growth rate of 5.7% is attainable," as stated the Minister of Finance before economic operators by calling entrepreneurs to be bold, sharing and investing.
According to Vishnu Lutchmeenaraidoo, social peace is back in the country since two and half months and will thus create a climate of confidence, the gateway to successfully achieve this goal for the year 2016.
As a reminder, in turn the Mauritius Commercial Bank Focus (MCB) forecasts growth of the economy of 3.8% in 2015, while the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) align forecast estimated growth of around 3.9%.


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