Mauritius ranks 5th worldwide and secures the first position in Africa as one of the most economically free country

According to the Economic Freedom of the World 2016 Annual Report released by Fraser Institute's on the 15th September 2016, Mauritius maintains its first position as the most economically free country in Africa.

The 2016 index, reveals that Mauritius has been ranked 5th globally out of 159 economies with an average score of 7.98 and has performed well in terms of size of government (7.6) rank 36th; legal structure and security of property rights (6.5) rank 42nd; access to sound money (9.6) rank 25th; freedom to trade internationally (8.5) rank 6th; and regulation of credit, labour and business (7.7) rank 39th.  

Source: Board of Investment