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Setting up a business in Trinidad and Tobago is quite straight forward.
The Government of the Republic of Trinidad & Tobago (GORTT) encourages foreign direct investment in almost all sectors, with specific focus on the non-energy targeted sectors.
Trinidad and Tobago's success in energy has fueled its rapid development into one of the most industrialized and cost-effective nations in the Caribbean and Central America.
Trinidad and Tobago is a twin island republic situated below the hurricane belt, at the southern-most end of the Caribbean archipelago.
Edan K. Properties manages many complex projects - from purchase to conceptualization, financing and site development. In its role as facilitator, InvesTT has worked alongside Edan K. and played a significant role over the years in the fast-tracking of processes required to implement multi-faceted development projects.
InvesTT facilitated company registration and access to import duty concessions for equipment, engaged the Ministry of Energy & Energy Industries on the placement and inspection of their LPG tanks as well as facilitated smooth entry at Immigration for foreign engineers needed to install equipment and train local staff.
Located in St. Augustine Trinidad, Virtana Inc. is an outsourcing company that delivers high quality robotics software solutions to international technology companies, utilizing engineering graduates based in Trinidad and Tobago.
3rd November, 2021: “Stable infrastructure, technical and digital savvy people, a central location, easy access to the USA & Canada for the leadership team”... these, among other variables were listed as the major advantages of operating in Trinidad and Tobago by Dustin Fleming, Senior Vice President of iQor, at the Trinidad and Tobago Investment Forum.
iQor, a Florida-based call center with two branches operating in Trinidad and a third on the way, was one of the major companies featured on Day 1 of the Trinidad and Tobago Virtual Investment Forum, 2nd November, 2021. Other featured panelists included John Hadad - Group Co-CEO, HADCO Ltd, Andrea Davis - Country Manager DHL Trinidad and Tobago Ltd and Ashley Parasram, Founder, TT Fine Cocoa Ltd. The discussion, entitled Investment Expansion in Trinidad and Tobago, was moderated by Dr. Damie Sinanan - Manager Competitiveness and Export Promotion at the Caribbean Export Development Agency, the company which co-hosted the Investment Forum with InvesTT Limited.
The two- day virtual Investment Forum was attended by 267 persons worldwide who were provided with some insight into Trinidad and Tobago’s investment landscape and business opportunities. Whilst Day 1 provided an overview, Day 2 provided the details and success stories from a mixture of local industry leaders and existing foreign investors in areas of Hotel Development, BPO, Manufacturing, Creative Industries, Fintech, Maritime & Logistics, and Agro-Processing.
The parallel panel discussions attracted an average of 40 business persons in each session. Cliff Hamilton, Chairman Tourism Trinidad Limited, a panelist in the Hotel Development session stated “Trinidad and Tobago has one of the most liberal incentive programs in the Caribbean. It goes all the way down to every aspect of the hotel eco system.” The session was attended by close to 71 attendees.
According to Sekou Alleyne, President InvesTT- “interest was high amongst the participants in all sessions which were engaging and interactive. Trinidad and Tobago is clearly top of mind for investors as many of them asked questions about current opportunities, incentives and available real estate for industrial operations. We will be following up with them post event to ensure that they receive information pertinent to their investment decision process.”
The virtual Trinidad and Tobago Investment Forum is one in a series of investment-related events which have been hosted by InvesTT Limited during 2021. Previous webinars held included a virtual tour of e TecK’s Phoenix Park Industrial Estate in July and more recently The China-Trinidad and Tobago Cooperation Forum which was co-hosted with the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Trinidad and Tobago.