AGOA Status: Mauritius is eligible for AGOA this year. It also qualifies for textile and apparel benefits.

Trade Agreements: The U.S. and Mauritius signed a Trade & Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) in 2006. The third U.S.-Mauritian TIFA Council Meeting was held in April 2009. Later that year, the United States and Mauritius launched bilateral investment treaty negotiations.

Mauritius is also a member of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), which also has a TIFA with the U.S.

Mauritius Trade & Investment Summary

U.S. goods exports to Mauritius in 2022 were $102 million, up 29.7 percent ($23 million) from 2021 and up 6 percent from 2012. U.S. goods imports from Mauritius totaled $285 million in 2022, up 11.6 percent ($30 million) from 2021, and up 10 percent from 2012.  The U.S. goods trade deficit with Mauritius was $184 million in 2022, a 3.6 percent increase ($6 million) over 2021.

U.S. foreign direct investment (FDI) in Mauritius (stock) was $7.0 billion in 2022, a 5.3 percent increase from 2021.

Mauritius's FDI in the United States (stock) was $5.1 billion in 2022, up 2.8 percent from 2021.

NOTE: No services trade data with Mauritius are available.