Mauritius trade deficit widens 15.6 pct y/y in February

By
Font size: Decrease font Enlarge font
Mauritius trade deficit widens 15.6 pct y/y in February

Mauritius' trade deficit widened 15.6 percent to 5.64 billion rupees ($160.68 million) in February from the same period a year earlier due to a fall in exports of manufactured goods, the statistics office said on Friday.

SEE NEW DEVELOPMENT: Business Gateway — Mon Trésor Industrial Freeport Zone in Mauritius

Export revenue fell 9.8 percent to 6.29 billion rupees, with manufactured goods dropping to 1.83 billion rupees from 2.62 billion rupees in February last year.

Imports rose 0.7 percent to 11.94 billion rupees, Statistics Mauritius said in a statement.

France was the main buyer of goods from Mauritius in February, accounting for 16.4 percent. India supplied 17.0 percent of Mauritius' imports.

($1 = 35.1000 Mauritius rupees)

Read more on:

Mauritius Economy | Business and GDP Growth Outloo

Mon Tresor Business Gateway

  • Email to a friend Email to a friend
  • Print version Print version

Newsletter

Africa Property Investment News | Commercial & Residential Property | Real Estate and Construction News
News and promos in your inbox