The overriding message in the latest instalment of OIL Offshore 2020 report is that the industry faces a public relations problem. This does not equate to commercial difficulty.
CEO's Editorial Nikhil Treebhoohun (CEO) Global Finance Mauritius
The Thin Dividing Line between Fact and Fiction
At the end of January, Global Finance Mauritius formed part of the Mauritian delegation that attended the CII Partnership Summit 2014 in Bangalore on the theme of “Emerging Global Value Chains: Building Partnerships”. It also provided an opportunity to meet the press to further explain how the Mauritius IFC operates to dispel the misperception of Mauritius as a tax haven.
While it is clear to the business community that partnerships are essential to be able to withstand competition, remnants of the old nationalist ideology still exist where some believe that a country can go it alone – especially if it is big! Economic growth is an imperative for poverty reduction.
On July 19, members of Global Finance Mauritius had the privilege of interacting with Philip Baker, renowned jurist in the international finance field and who had advised Mauritius on its Income Tax Act some twenty years ago.
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