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​Econo​mic and F​inancial Data for Mauritius

Date of last u​pdate:30 September 2022


The data shown in this page correspond to the data described on the International Monetary Fund’s Disseminati​on Standards Bulletin Board (DSBB). For a fuller explanation of the DSBB and the statistical standards to which Mauritius has committed, please click on DSBB Home Page

Abbreviations used: ‘Rs M’ stands for ‘Rupees Million’

[Unless otherwise indicated, data a​re not seasonally adjusted. Unless otherwise indicated, data are preliminary.]

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​​​R​​EAL SECTOR ​
SDDS Data Category and Component
Unit Description
Observations
More information
Date of latest data
Latest data
Data for previous period
National Accounts 1
 
 
 
 
Historical series
GDP in current (market) prices by production approach
Rs M
Q1/22
128,391
141,625
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Primary Sector
Rs M
Q1/22
4,048
5,437

Agriculture, forestry and fishing
Rs M
Q1/22
3,643
4,846
 
Mining and quarrying
Rs M
Q1/22
405
592
 
Secondary Sector
Rs M
Q1/22
20,031
26,965
 
Manufacturing
Rs M
Q1/22
11,857
17,514

Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply
Rs M
Q1/22
1,962
1,831
 
Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities​
Rs M
Q1/22
389
426
 
Construction
Rs M
Q1/22
5,823
7,195
 
Tertiary Sector
Rs M
Q1/22
88,243
92,530
 
Wholesale & retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles    
Rs M
Q1/22
11,664
16,151
 
Transportation and storage
Rs M
Q1/22
6,361
7,076
 
Accomodation and food service activites
Rs M
Q1/22
6,700
5,892
 
Information and communication
Rs M
Q1/22
5,429
5,623
 
Financial and insurance activities
Rs M
Q1/22
15,485
14,344
 
Real estate activities
Rs M
Q1/22
6,777
7,248
 
Professional, scientific and technical activities
Rs M
Q1/22
6,911
6,876
 
Administrative and support service activities
Rs M
Q1/22
3,707
3,268
 
Public administration and defence: compulsory social security                                            
Rs M
Q1/22
8,448
7,788
 
Education
Rs M
Q1/22
5,632
5,520
 
Human health and social work activities
Rs M
Q1/22
5,920
5,919
 
Art, entertainment and recreation
Rs M
Q1/22
3,409
4,939
 
Other service activities
Rs M
Q1/22
1,800
1,889
 
FISIM

 


 
Taxes on products (net of subsidies)
Rs M
Q1/22
16,070
16,692
 
GDP volumea/ (at basic prices) by production approach
% (annual growth over corresponding quarter of previous year)
Q1/22
+9.9
+6.9
 
Primary Sector
%
Q1/22
-2.4
+9.4
 
Agriculture, forestry and fishing​
%
Q1/22
-4.4
+7.8
​​​ 
Mining and quarrying
%
Q1/22
+17.5
+2​​4.4
 
Secondary Sector
%
Q1/22
+5.7
+3.9
 
Manufacturing
%
Q1/22
+7.9
+3.6
 
Electricity , gas, steam and air conditioning supply
%
Q1/22
+9.0
+1.7
 
Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities
%
Q1/22
+7.3
+3.1
 
Construction
%
Q1/22
+0.9
+5.5
 
Tertiary Sector
%
Q1/22
+11.0
+7.7
 
Wholesale & retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
%
Q1/22
+4.1
+4.1
 
Transportation and storage​
%
Q1/22
+1.8
+1.6
 
Accomodation and food se​rvice activities

     ​​%​

Q1/22
+45.8
+155.6

Information and communication
%
Q1/22
+4.9
+6.4
 
Financial and insurance activities
%
Q1/22
+2.2
+3.9
 
Real estate activities
%
Q1/22
+1.1
+2.3
 
Professional, scientific and technical activities
%
Q1/22
+0.8
+4.6
 
Administrative and support service activities
%
Q1/22
+0.8
+5.7
 
Public administration and defence: compulsory social security                                            
%
Q1/22
+10.1
                       ​​-2.6
 
Education
%
Q1/22
+5.4
+0.6
 
Human health and social work activities
%
Q1/22
+9.9
+7.5
 
Art, entertainment and recreation
%
Q1/22
+1.4
+15.0
 
Other service activities
%
Q1/22
+18.2
+14.9
 
Taxes on products (net of subsidies)
%
Q1/22
+0.9
-1.2
 
GDP volumea/ (at market prices) by production approach 
% (annual growth over corresponding quarter of previous year)
Q1/22
+8.9
+6.0
 
GDP in current market prices by expenditure approach
Rs M
Q1/22
128,391
141,625
 
Household consumption expenditure
Rs M
Q1/22
87,437
109,919
 
Government consumption expenditure
Rs M
Q1/22
22,301
20,236
 
Gross fixed capital formation
Rs M
Q1/22
26,456
27,971
 
Changes in inventories
Rs M
Q1/22
165
-151
 
Exports of goods and services
Rs M
Q1/22
66,707
65,188
 
Imports of goods and services
Rs M
Q1/22
76,247
81,692
 
Statistical discrepancy b/
Rs M
Q1/22
1,572
153
 
GDP volumeaby expenditure approach
% (annual growth over corresponding quarter of previous year)
Q1/22
+0.0
+6.0
 
Household consumption expenditure
%
Q1/22
+​1.4
+4.2
 
Government consumption expenditure
%
Q1/22
+16.4
-5.2
 
Gross fixed capital formation
%
Q1/22
+3.4
+1.5
 
Changes in inventoriesc/


 
Exports of goods and services
%
Q1/22
+9.3
+52.4
 
Imports of goods and services
%
Q1/22
​+5.8
+13.4
 
Statistical discrepancyc/





Production Index (Quarterly Index of Industrial Production) d/
(Base: Y​ear 2018=100)
Q2/22
91​.7
91.4​
Mor​e ​In​fo​​rmation​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Historic​​al​ Series​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Labour market
 
 
 
 
 ​
Employment e/
In thousands
Q2/22
515.5
502.5
Mor​e​ ​I​​nfor​​mation​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Historical Series​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Unemployment f/​
In thousands 
Q2/22
45.3
​​​47​.6
Mor​e ​I​nf​o​r​m​ation​
Wages/Earnings g/
(Base: Fourth Quarter 2021=100)
Q2/22
​103.2
102​.0​
​​​More Information​​​
Hist​o​rica​l se​ries​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Price Indices
 
 

 
 
Consumer Price Index h/ 
(Base: Jan-Dec​ 2017=100)
Aug/22
124.4
​124.0
M​o​r​e ​In​​f​o​r​m​​a​tion​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Historic​al Series​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Producer Price Index-Manufacturing i
(Base: Year 2018=100​)
Aug/22
148.6
​​143.8
M​​​ore ​Inf​​o​​r​m​​a​tion​​
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Hi​storic​a​l s​eries






SDDS Data Category and Component
Unit Description
Observations
​More information
Date of latest data
Latest data
Data for previous period
General Government Operations (GFS2001) 
 ​​
 
 

Historical series​​​​​​​
Revenue
Rs M
2020/21
103,592
114,186

Expense
Rs M
2020/21
161,954
140,657
​​
Gross Operating Balance
Rs M
2020/21
-58,362
-26,471
​ 
Net Acquisition of nonfinancial assets
Rs M
2020/21
9,644
9,732
 
Net lending/borrowing
Rs M
2020/21
-68,006​
-36,203​​
 
Central Government Operations Statement of Budgetary Central Government Operations(GFS2001)
 
 
 ​
Revenue
Rs M
Ju​l/22
7,445 18,159
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Taxes
Rs M
            Jul/22
6,064 15,611
 
Social Contributions
Rs M
Jul/22
693
865
 
Grants
Rs M
Jul/22
0
399
 
Other Revenue
Rs M
Jul/22
688
1,284
 
Expense
Rs M
Jul/22
11,397 27,477
 
Of which: interest j/
Rs M
Jul/22
1,152
​1,100
 
Gross Operating Balance
Rs M
            Jul/22
-3,951
-9,318
Net Acquisition of Nonfinancial Assets
Rs M
Jul/22
277
2,342

Net Lending (+) /Borrowing (-)
Rs M
Jul/22
-4,229
-11,659
 
Net Acquisition of Financial Assets
Rs M
Jul/22
88
1,561
 
Domestic
Rs M
Jul/22
80
1,561
 
Foreign
Rs M
Jul/22
-
-
 
SDR
Rs M
Jul/22
8
0
 
Net Incurrence of Liabilities
Rs M
Jul/22
4,317
1​3,220
 
Domestic
Rs M
Jul/22
10,966
13,988
 
Monetary Authority
Rs M
Jul/22
10
113
 
Banks
Rs M
Jul/22
7,726
5,349
 
Non-Bank 
Rs M
Jul/22
-1,470
9,032
 
Other
Rs M
Jul/22
4,701
-506

Foreign
Rs M
Jul/22
-6,649
-768
 
Memorandum Item: Total Expenditure
Rs M
Jul/22
11,674 29,819
​ 
Central Government Debt
 
 
 
 
Total gross outstanding debt
Rs M
Q2/22
411,210
399,953
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Domestic debt by maturity
Rs M
Q2/22
326,621 311,175
 
Long-term
Rs M
Q2/22
234,987 ​222,297  
Medium-term
Rs M
Q2/22
52,999 54,630  
Short-term
Rs M
Q2/22
38,635 34,248  
External debt by maturity
Rs M
Q2/22
84,459 88,646  
Long-term**
Rs M
Q2/22
84,263 88,618  
Medium-term
Rs M
Q2/22
0.0
0.0  
Short-term
Rs M
Q2/22
195.4 27.5
Debt guaranteed by the central government
Rs M
Q2/22
24
24
 
      Domestic Extra Budgetary Units
Rs M
Q2/22
24 24  
      Foreign Extra Budgetary Units
Rs M
Q2/22
0
0
 
​Non-guaranteed Debt of Extra Budgetary Units
Rs M
Q2/22
106 108

​          Domestic
​​Rs M
Q2/22
106 108
​​






SDDS Data Category and Component​
Unit Description
Observations
More information
Date of latest data
​​Latest data
Data for previous period
Depository Corporations Survey




Broad Money Liabilities (M3)
Rs M
Ju1/22
789,784​ 783,584
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Narrow Money Liabilities (or M1)
Rs M
Jul/22
n.a n.a
 
Quasi-Money Liabilities
Rs M
Jul/22​
n.a n.a
 
Securities other than shares included in Broad Money
Rs M
Jul/22
​11,188 12,444

Domestic credit
Rs M
Jul/22​
764,556
759,686  
Central government (net) 4
Rs M
​Jul/22​
131,974 122,787
 
Public nonfinancial corporations
Rs M
       Jul/22​
12,474 12,062  
Private nonfinancial sector
Rs M
Jul/22
433,152 436,091  
Households
Rs M
Jul/22
187,666 185,158  
Corporations
Rs M
Jul/22
245,486 250,934  
Other (public and private) financial corporations (net)
Rs M
Jul/22​
​186,956 ​188,745  
Foreign position of depository corporations (net) 4
Rs M
Jul/22
840,563 836,190  
Other items (net)
Rs M
Jul/22
-815,336 -812,292​ ​ 
 
 
 
​​ 
​ 
 
Central Bank Survey 3




​​Histor​i​​cal Series
Monetary base
Rs M
Aug/22
216,751 ​215,275
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Domestic credit
Rs M
Aug/22
​69,336
71,505
 Central government (net)                 Rs M           ​     Aug/22
-22,145 -20,514
 
Public nonfinancial corporations
Rs M
Aug/22
0 0  
Private sector
Rs M
Aug/22
91,482 92,020
 
Claims on private nonfinancial corporations
Rs M
Aug/22
0
0
 
Claims on other depository corporations
Rs M
Aug/22
78
92
 
Other claims
Rs M
Aug/22
91,404
91,927
 
Net foreign position of the central bank
Rs M
Aug/22
​264,594
​264,077
Other items (net)
Rs M
Aug/22
​-117,180​
​-120,308
 
 Interest Rates
 
 
​​ 
​ 
Bank Rate​​ 
Repo Rate​
Principal I​nte​rest Rates
His​t​oric​al s​eries​​​​
​Government securities
 
D
 
 
 
Base interest rate 
 
D
 
 
 
Inter-bank rates
 
D
 
 
 
Financial Soundness Indicators
 
 
 
 
Stock Market: Share Price Index
 
D
 
 



SDDS Data Category and Component
Unit Description
Observations
M​ore information
Date of latest data
Latest data
Data for previous period
Balance of Payments k/
 
 
 
 
Methodological Note
BPM6_Information Note​​​
Current account
Rs M
Q2/22
-22,235
-14,910
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
   Exports of goods and services
Rs M
Q2/22​​
51,027
44,793

   Imports of goods and services
Rs M
Q2/22
90,481
74,887

   Net primary income
Rs M
Q2/22
22,229
20,176
 
   Net secondary income
Rs M
Q2/22
​-5,010
-4,492
 
Capital account
Rs M
Q2/22
                    649
0

Financial account
Rs M
Q2/22
-19,877
-17,723
​ 
Inward direct investment
Rs M
Q2/22
92,746
107,736
 
Outward direct investment
Rs M
Q2/22
103,632
              ​                  94,117
 
Portfolio investment assets
Rs M
Q2/22
68,930​
84,623
 
Portfolio investment liabilities
Rs M
Q2/22
10,683
16,899
 
Net financial derivatives
Rs M
Q2/22
1,074
835​​
​ 
Other investment assets
Rs M
Q2/22
-30,657
3,804
 
Other investments liabilities
Rs M
Q2/22
50,614
63,878
 
Reserve assets
Rs M
Q2/22
-8,812
-12,589
 
  Net errors and omissions
Rs M
Q2/22​
1,709
​-2,813

International Reserves (Official Reserve Assets)3
 
 
 
Foreign currency reserves
Rs M
Aug/22
316,929 ​​316,575 ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

IMF reserve position
Rs M
Aug/22
2,344
          2,401
​ 
SDRs
Rs M
Aug/22
13,257
     13,493
​ ​
Gold
Rs M
Aug/22
​30,734
31,845
 
Other reserve assets
Rs M
Aug/22
270,593
268,835
 
Data Template on International Reser​ves and Foreign Currency Liquidity
Rs M
Aug/22
​   ​   316,929
​​    316,575
Merchandise Trade (Foreign Trade)
 
 ​
 
 
M​or​​e ​In​​​f​o​​​r​ma​tion​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Histo​​​​ric​​al Series​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​​
Trade balance
Rs M
Jul/22
​-15,163
​-19,010
 
Total merchandise exports (f.o.b.)
Rs M
Jul/22​
9,055
9,725

Total merchandise imports (c.i.f.)
Rs M
Ju1/22
24,218
28,735
 
International Investment Position l/
 
 
1,803,918 
717,816 
Historical Series​​​ ​​ 
Assets
Rs M
2021
25,113,199
19,282,343

Direct investment abroad
Rs M
2021
14,148,254
11,215,737
​​​​​​​
Portfolio investment
Rs M
2021
7,855,911
5,384,281
 
​Equity securities
Rs M
2021
7,043,312
4,793,560
 
​Debt securities
Rs M
2021
812,599
590,721
 
​Financial derivatives
Rs M
2021
159,429
119,187
 
Other investment
Rs M
2021
2,576,908
2,274,898
 
​Reserve assets
Rs M
2021
372,697
288,240
 
Liabilities
Rs M
2021
23,309,281
18,564,527
 
Direct investment
Rs M
2021
15,942,531
13,080,264
 
Portfolio investment
Rs M
2021
3,976,886
2,579,040
 
​Equity securities
Rs M
2021
3,604,196
2,285,057
 
​Debt securities
Rs M
2021
372,690
293,983
 
Financial derivatives
Rs M
2021
39,491
46,359
 
Other investment
Rs M
2021
3,350,373​
2,858,864
 
External Debt 
 
 
 
 
​​Methodological Note
General Government
Rs M
Q2/22
84,458.6
88,645.7
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Short-term
Rs M
Q2/22
195.4
27.5

Money market instruments​
Rs M
Q2/22
195.4
27.5
 
Loans
Rs M
Q2/22
 
 

Trade credits
Rs M
Q2/22
 
 
 
Other debt liabilities m/
Rs M
Q2/22
 
 
 
Long-term
Rs M
Q2/22
84,263.3 88,618.3
 
Bonds and notes
Rs M
Q2/22
11,469.6 12,756.9  
Loans (including EBU)
Rs M
Q2/22
58,720.5 61,518.0  
Trade credits
Rs M
Q2/22
     
Other debt liabilities m/
Rs M
Q2/22
14,073.2 14,343.4
 
Monetary Authorities
Rs M
Q2/22
52,618.4 40,947.5  
Short-term
Rs M
Q2/22
523.1 907.0  
Money market instruments
Rs M
Q2/22
​​45.4 ​24.4  
Loans
Rs M
Q2/22
​0.0 0.0
 
Currency and deposits n/
Rs M
Q2/22
475.3 880.4
 
Other debt liabilities m/
Rs M
Q2/22
2.4
2.3
 
Long-term
Rs M
Q2/22
52,095.3
40,040.4
 
Bonds and notes
Rs M
Q2/22
4.9
4.9
 
Loans
Rs M
Q2/22
52,090.4 
40,035.5 
 
Currency and deposits n/
Rs M
Q2/22
 
 
 
Other debt liabilities m/
Rs M​
Q2/22
 
Deposit Taking Institutions
Rs M
Q2/22
511,639.4
524,346.2
 
Short-term
Rs M
Q2/22
331,903.6
363,122.1
 
Money market instruments
Rs M
Q2/22
​58.5
      ​​   0.0
 
Loans
Rs M
Q2/22
 
 
 
Currency and deposits n/
Rs M
Q2/22
3,280,004.1
357,796.9
 
Other debt liabilities m/
Rs M
Q2/22
3,841.0
5,325.1
 
Long-term
Rs M
Q2/22
179,735.8​
161,224.1
 
Bonds and notes
Rs M
Q2/22
14,523.4
14,626.2
 
Loans
Rs M
Q2/22
143,458.7
125,051.6
 
Currency and deposits n/
Rs M
Q2/22
21,753.8
21,546.2
 
Other debt liabilities m/
Rs M
Q2/22
​ 
 
 
Other Sectors o
Rs M
Q2/22
9,708,651.5
9,286,208.9
 
Short-term
Rs M
Q2/22
7,738.2
7,709.5
 
Money market instruments
Rs M
Q2/22
 
 
 
Loans
Rs M
Q2/22
338.8
​339.6
 
Currency and deposits n/
Rs M
Q2/22
 
 
 
Trade credits
Rs M
Q2/22
7,399.4
7,369.9
 
Other debt liabilities m/
Rs M
Q2/22
 
 
 
Long-term
Rs M
Q2/22
9,700,913.4
9,278,499.4
 
Bonds and notes
Rs M
Q2/22
615,420.2
578,794.3
 
Loans (Public Enterprise and Private sector)
Rs M
Q2/22
2,117,042.0
2,024,708.7
 
Currency and deposits n/
Rs M
Q2/22
 
 
 
Trade credits
Rs M
Q2/22
 
 
 
Other debt liabilities m(Excluding EBU)
Rs M
Q2/22
1,315,120.9
1,259,465.6
 
Direct Investment: Intercompany Lending


 
 
 
Debt liabilities to affiliated enterprises
Rs M
Q2/22
​5,653,330.3
​5,415,530.8
 
​​o/w Global Business
​          Rs M
Q2/22
5,635,900.1
​5,398,034.9
​​​o/w Other
​          Rs M          Q2/22​
​17,430.2
​17,495.9
Debt liabilities to direct investors
Rs M
Q2/22
 ​
 
 
Gross External Debt p/
Rs M
Q2/22
10,357,367.9​
9,940,148.2​
 
Exchange Rates
 
 
 
 
Coordinated Portfolio Investment Survey
 
 
 
 
Coordinated Direct Investment Survey
 
 
 
 
Population
Individuals
2021

1,263,888

1,266,030

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a/ Growth rate refers to the corresponding period of the previous year.
b/ Statistical discrepancy included in “Changes in inventories”.
c/ Not calculated.
d/ As from June 2022, the index is calculated with 2018 as base year.​

e/ Employment consists of Mauritians aged 16 years and above who have worked for pay, profit or family gain for at least one hour during the reference week of a month.

f/ Unemployment rate refers to the ratio of the number of unemployed population to that of labour force who is made up of employed and unemployed population. The employed and unemployed population comprise all Mauritians aged 16+.
g/ The wage rate index has been rebased with fourth quarter 2021 as base.​
h/ The Consumer Price Index for April 2018 onwards is rebased on 2017 Household Budget Survey data.
iData are disseminated on a monthly basis as from August 2014. As from March 2022, the index is calculated with 2018 as base year.​
j/ Interest is on accrual basis.
k/ The Balance of Payments coverage has been extended to include cross border transactions of Global Business Companies (GBC1s) since January 2010. Revised figures for BOP for Q1 2014 to Q4 2017 in historical series.
l/ As from 2009, the coverage of IIP has been extended to include cross-border positions of GBC1s. Revised figures for IIP for end-Dec 2014 to end-Dec 2016 in historical series.
m/ Other debt liabilities are other liabilities in the IIP statement.
n/ It is recommended that all currency and deposits be included in the short-term category unless detailed information is available to make the short-term/long-term attribution.
o/ Include cross-border data of GBC1s, private external debt culled from International Transaction Reporting System and external debt of public enterprises.
p/ In line with the recommendation of IMF, the coverage of Gross External Debt has been extended. The cross border transactions of global business entities are being included as part of Gross External Debt since December 2009. To maintain consistency, as from December 2009, the external position of deposit taking institutions and monetary authorities are also included in the Gross External Debt.

Notes
1) For National Accounts, Production Index and Producer Price Index, the data have been compiled using National Standard Industrial classification (NSIC) Revision 2 based on the UN International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC) of all economic activities, Rev. 4 of 2007, previous classifications used was NSIC Rev.1 based on ISIC, Rev. 3 of 1990.
​2) External Debt by maturity - Long-term includes IMF SDR allocations.
3) Data for Dec 2012 have been revised following recommendations made by the IMF multisector mission in Jan 2013. Central government (net): Liabilities to Central Government now includes deposits of budgetary central government, extra budgetary units and social security funds, as well as their holdings of Bank of Mauritius Securities.
4) As from 29 August 2014, 'General Government (net)' has been replaced by 'Central Government (net)' and 'Foreign position of other depository corporations (net)' has been replaced by 'Foreign position of depository corporations (net)'.

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