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Although still in its relatively early stages, e-commerce in Mauritius is growing . To try and kickstart its online economy, the country’s government recently upgraded the fibre network from 10Mb/s to 30Mb/s . Exactly two thirds of the population has Internet access, mainly through mobile providers . Worth US$237 million in 2022, the e-commerce market is expected to increase to a value of US$397 million by 2025 .
Over 90% of the country’s adult population has a bank account. The digital payments market in Mauritius is small but growing fast, at an estimated rate of 18% a year to 2027 . Any e-commerce strategy for Mauritius must include a plan for integrating local and alternative payment methods at the checkout. Given the preponderance of mobile-Internet connections, support for mobile-payment methods is particularly important.
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