USTR - Speech,110/10en-usRemarks by Ambassador Demetrios J. Marantis for the Mauritius Chamber of Commerce and Industry"Paving the Way to Future Growth"Remarks by Ambassador Demetrios J. MarantisDeputy United States Trade RepresentativeMauritius Chamber of Commerce and IndustryPort Louis, MauritiusJanuary 17, 2012 *As Prepared for Delivery* of United States Trade Representative Ron Kirk at Launch of United States - Mauritius Investment Treaty Talks August 5, 20098th Annual AGOA ForumNairobi, Kenya*AS PREPARED FOR DELIVERY*Today is an important day in the U.S.-Mauritius economic relationship, and it comes at an important time.  International trade and investment flows - which have grown consistently in recent years - are now challenged by the current global economic crisis.