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Statistics Mauritius (under the aegis of the Ministry of Finance, Economic Planning and Development)
Statistics Mauritius>Statistics by Subject>Export Oriented Enterprises- 3rd Quarter 2015

Export Oriented Enterprises- 3rd Quarter 2015

Export Oriented Enterprises (EOE)
3rd 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 second quarter of 2015, employment in EOE decreased by 234 (-0.4%) from 54,122 to 53,888.  This decrease is the result of 774 job losses and creation of 540 new jobs.  Employment of Mauritians went down by 292 (-0.9%) from 31,502 to 31,210 while the number of foreign workers increased by 58 (+0.3%) from 22,620 to 22,678.
2. EOE exports during the third quarter of 2015 amounted to R 12,986 million, 1.0% lower compared to the second quarter of 2015 and 2.3% higher compared to the corresponding quarter of 2014. EOE imports was estimated at R 6,641 million in the third quarter of 2015, 7.6% lower compared to the previous quarter and 14.0% lower compared to corresponding quarter of 2014.
December 2015