The economic history of of the Republic of Mauritius

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Mauritius Freeport Authority to Build Electronic Commerce Centre
Panafrican News Agency, 14 October 2000. Second phase of a project to create a platform for electronic commerce. The anticipated center will offer integrated services in telephony and information technology from the end of 2001.
Thousands of Expatriates Fill Mauritius' Manpower Gap
Panafrican News Agency, 19 October 2000. The minister of Training, Skills Development and Productivity told the National assembly that there were 24,292 expatriate workers in Mauritius to bolster the shortage of skilled workforce. More than 82 percent of them are employed in the textile sector.
Baisse des recettes sucrières
Panafrican News Agency, 4 December 2000. L's piliers de l';conomie mauricienne, le secteur du sucre, traverse une période très difficile. Cette baisse est dûe à la faiblesse des surfaces cultivées et à la vulnérabilité de la canne à sucre face aux conditions climatiques.
Mauritius Labour Market Goes Electronic
Panafrican News Agency (Dakar), 27 March 2001. A labour market information system designed to update the public on job openings through the Internet is now operational in Mauritius. The job data bank will offer information on job offers published in the press, vacancy circulars and vacancies notified to the Employment service.
Mauritius At Crossroads After Boon Under Lome Conventions
Panafrican News Agency (Dakar), 25 April 2001. The Cotonou agreement signals that the Lome trade preferences for Mauritius are not permanent. The emerging New World economy environment where unbridled competition is to determine the fate of many countries. A weak Euro; decline of sugar trade.