Getting Started in Mauritania

The Country Commercial Guide is an excellent starting point to find everything you need to know about doing business in Mauritania.  The guide provides a broad overview of the Mauritanian market and the top reasons why U.S. companies should consider exporting here, recommends strategies for entering the Mauritanian market, and it summarizes challenges or barriers that U.S. companies could face.

The Investment Climate Statement is a subsection of the Country Commercial Guide that provides Mauritania-specific information on the business climate in-country.  Topics include openness to investment, legal and regulatory systems, dispute resolution, intellectual property rights, transparency, performance requirements, state-owned enterprises, responsible business conduct, and corruption.

The International Monetary Fund and World Bank both track economic data and trends in Mauritania to meet their individual mandates.