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Statistics Mauritius>Statistics by Subject>Export-EOE 2nd Quarter 2015

Export-EOE 2nd Quarter 2015

Export Oriented Enterprises (EOE)
2nd Quarter 2015


Export Oriented Enterprise (EOE) consist of enterprises previously operating with an EPZ Certificate as well as enterprises manufacturing goods for exports and holding a registration certificate issued by the Board of Investment.
1.                  Compared to the first quarter of 2015, total employment in EOE decreased by 230 (-0.4%) from 54,417 to 54,187.  Some 724 jobs were lost and 494 new ones created.  Employment of Mauritians went up by 97 (+0.3%) from 31,466 to 31,563 while the number of foreign workers decreased by 327 (-1.4%) from 22,951 at the end of March 2015 to 22,624.
2.                  EOE exports during the second quarter of 2015 amounted to R 13,553 million, 22.6% higher compared to the first quarter of 2015 and 3.5% higher compared to the second quarter of 2014.  EOE imports amounted to R 7,185 million, 13.5% higher compared to the previous quarter and 3.4% higher compared to the corresponding quarter of 2014.
September 2015