According to the Africa competitiveness report 2016/2017 published by the World Economic Forum, Mauritius is most competitive economy in Africa.
Mauritius is at the 45th position globally and is ranked more than 90 places higher than the lowest one, Mauritania, at 137th. Mauritius is also currently the only African country transitioning to the innovation-driven stage.
According to the World Economic Forum, Mauritius is performing well in exports of business services, finance, and transport. The Cim Group, a leader in the financial sector, is a particularly strong example.
Source: World Economic Forum