Investment Structuring (IPPA’s)

Mauritius has concluded Investment Promotion and Protection Agreements (IPPAs) with 22 countries. IPPAs increase investor confidence by ensuring a fair and equitable protection of investments. Each agreement provides the following guarantees to investors:

    ● Fair and equitable treatment of investments and returns of investors;
    ● Free transfer of monies relating to investments and returns;
    ● Guarantee against expropriation;
    ● Most favoured nation rule with respect to treatment of investments andcompensation for losses;
    ● Provisions for settlement of disputes between investors and the contracting states.

IPPAs signed and in force:


Partner
Country

Date of Signature

Date of Entry into
force

Barbados

28.09.2004

18.06.2005

Belgium/Lux EU

30.11.2005

26.01.2010

Burundi

18.05.2001

22.11.2009

China

04.05.1996

08.06.1997

Czech Republic

05.04.1999

06.05.2000

Egypt

25.06.2014

17.10.2014

Finland

12 09 2007

17 10.2008

France **

22.03.1973

01.03.1974

Germany

25.05.1971

27.08.1973

India

04.09.1998

20.06.2000

Indonesia

05.03.1997

28.03.2000

Kuwait

18.04.2013

24.07.2014

Madagascar

06.04.2004

29.12.2005

Mozambique

14.02.1997

26.05.2003

Pakistan

03.04.1997

03.04.1997

Portugal

12.12.1997

03.01.1999

Republic of Congo

20.12.2010

15.12.2013

Republic of Korea

18.06.2007

09.05.2008

Romania

20.01.2000

20.12.2000

Sénégal

14.03.2002

14.10.2009

Singapore

04.03.2000

19.04.2000

South Africa

17.02.1998

07.10.1998

Sweden

23.02.2004

01.06.2005

Switzerland

26.11.1998

21.04.2000

Tanzania

04.05.2009

02.03.2013

Turkey

07.02.2013

30.05.2016

U.K

20.05.1986

13.10.1986

Zambia

14.07.2015

06.05.2016

 

** A new IPPA has been negotiated with France and signed on 8 March 2010.
However, the new IPPA has not yet been ratified

IPPAs signed but awaiting ratification:

Partner
Country

Date of Signature

Date of Entry into force

Benin

18.05.2001

*

Cameroon

03.08.2001

*

Comoros

18.05.2001

*

Côte
d’Ivoire

20.04.2016

*

Gabon

18.07.2013

*

Ghana

18.05.2001

*

Guinea
Republic

18.05.2001

*

Kenya

17.05.2000

*

Mauritania

18.05.2001

*

Nepal

03.08.1999

*

Rwanda

30.07.2001

*

Swaziland

15.05.2000

*

Tchad

18.05.2001

*

Zimbabwe

17.05.2000

*

S.Tome and Principe

06.05.2016

*

United
Arab Emirates

20.09.2015

*