Mauritius: Strategic Investments for Accelerating Socio-Economic Transformation in the Post COVID-19 Era
Mauritius: Strategic Investments for Accelerating Socio-Economic Transformation in the Post-COVID-19 Era
Jul 5, 2021
While the pandemic has created uncertainties about the shape of recovery, both at the domestic and global level, the Mauritian Government’s recovery programme reflected in the 2021-2022 budget provides some practical foresight necessary to protect the economy and build readiness for the post- COVID-19 era. This policy brief articulates the government recovery proposals in the 2021-2022 national budget. It places emphasis on building back better through three strategic areas namely: building and sustaining the private sector, rethinking of the tourism sector as a core pillar of the economy; and leveraging the potential of digitisation.