An Assessment of Comparative Advantage of Mauritius
The authors investigated whether Mauritius has comparative advantage in theproducts it exports in intra-SADC, intra-COMESA and global markets. There is aneed for Mauritius to improve its competitiveness through a combination of bothregional and national strategies via increasing investment in infrastructuraldevelopment, promotion of intra-regional trade and integration, improvingcapacity building, liberalization of the labour market and facilitating the access tobanking resources. The results showed that Mauritius has a revealed comparativeadvantage (RCA) index of ≥1 in 529 product codes. The highest RCA index of1694.21 was found in live primates.
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Mushanyuri, B. E., & Mzumara, M. (2013). An Assessment of Comparative Advantage of Mauritius. European Journal of Sustainable Development, 2(3), 35. https://doi.org/10.14207/ejsd.2013.v2n3p35