St Lucia

Nestled at the heart of the Caribbean Archipelago, Saint Lucia is more than a tropical paradise; a mere 238 square miles of scenic sites and breathe taking adventures.Catering to every interest, Saint Lucia assures something for everyone – spas, body holidays, nature trails, zip lining, night life, and shopping; this simply beautiful island offers it all. Saint Lucia is a premier wedding destination, having been voted “World’s Leading Honeymoon Destination” eight times by the World Travel Awards.

Saint Lucia is poised to sustain a vibrant trade and Investment environment. These features, together with direct flights from the US and Europe, a good road network, state of the art telecommunications, two airports and two seaports, make Saint Lucia a perfect destination for doing business.

As at 2011, the 2011World Bank’s Doing Business Report has ranked Saint Lucia as the No. 2 Easiest Place to Do Business in the Caribbean and No. 1 in the English speakingCaribbean.

Investors keen on doing business in Saint Lucia will find a qualified labour force, poised to meet the demands of international business. The Government of Saint Lucia and Ju

Invest Saint Lucia continues to deliver on its mandate to facilitate, stimulate and promote investment opportunities for investors, to promote the economic development.With a dedicated team of professionals at your service, doing business here has never been easier. We offer:diciary have nurtured stability within the economy through the enactment of policies and legislation aimed at protecting investors and their customers. Saint Lucia is quite simply your gateway to peak returns and strategic market access.

  • General and sector specific information.
  • Matching investors with sector-specific projects.
  •  Business Start-up facilitation.
  • Promoting local manufacturing products through regional and international trade missions.
  • Identifying sites for business development.
  • Aftercare Client Support.

Tourism

Home to a UNESCO World

Heritage Site - the Piton Management Area, Saint Lucia’s tourism project is delightfully diverse. Accommodation amenities comprise a mix of 5 starand all inclusive golf resorts, self-contained villas, luxury condominiums, economy hotels and small Inns and guest houses. We offer over 4790 rooms in more than 92 prime beachfront properties and other scenic, remote locations across the island.

Manufacturing / Agro processing

Saint Lucia has significantly diversified its manufacturing base producing a range of products including global award winning condiments and beverages and spirits. Access to major markets and CARICOM countries has attracted a wide spectrum of international businesses from the United States of America, Europe, Canada and Asia.

The island has a long history and reputation as an agriculture based economy even with the enhanced role that Tourism plays, investment into the sector has seen marked improvements in yield and production quality of crops and byproducts.

Opportunities for potential investments exist in the following areas:

  • Pharmaceutical Products.
  • Household products & light industrial materials.
  •  Electronic Assembly.
  • Commercial Farming of non-traditional crops.
  • Marine Aquaculture.F
  • Food, Fruits, Vegetables & Fish Processing.

Incentives

The Government;  at the discretion of the Cabinet of Ministers, grants incentives to enterprises and investors involved in energy efficient, sustainable investments adding value to the socio-economic development of Saint Lucia.

Incentives Offered but not limited to include:

  •  Tax Holiday up to a maximum of fifteen (15) years
  • Waiver of Import Duty and Consumption Tax on imported plant,  machinery and equipment, raw and packaging materials
  • Unrestricted repatriation of Profits and Capital

The extent of benefits available to enterprises is related to its contribution, measured in terms of the ‘local value added’.

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Contact Us:
Invest Saint Lucia

Tel: 1 (758) 452 3614

Website: www.investstlucia.com

Email: info@investstlucia.com