Africa’s best performing economy continues to reinvent itself. The 2,040-square- kilometer island of Mauritius has come a long way from relying exclusively on sugar cane. Now an upper- middle-income and well-diversified economy, it has consolidated its position as the leading business and financial services hub in the Indian Ocean. It aims to join the league of high-income countries before 2030 by fully exploiting its resources, political stability, and strategic location between Africa and Asia.
Published in FOREIGN AFFAIRS January-February 2015.
Distributed also on-site at the 2017 DAVOS World Economic Forum.