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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.
An opportunity for investment lies in Trinidad and Tobago's marine aquaculture subsector. Investors are invited to establish and deploy a tank-based, modified seawater water recirculation system (Recirculated Aquaculture System [RAS]) to produce high-value marine fish species for both domestic consumption in Trinidad & Tobago and export to regional and international markets.
In 2013, the Seafood Industry Development Company Limited (SIDC) established a marine, recirculating aquaculture system in order to produce high-priced, high-value products for local and export markets.
A pilot inland marine shrimp project will determine the technical and commercial feasibility of tank-based production of marine shrimp in a sustainable way, utilizing recirculating aquaculture systems.
The project will partner with stakeholders and provide them with project management, research, information, training and mentoring.
Current facilities include approximately 560 square meters (6,000 square feet) of covered floor space that house six marine recirculating aquaculture systems (four for production trials), a quarantine room, a live feed production room and a water quality laboratory. In addition, there are temperature-controlled storage areas for feed and an additional 560m2 (6,000 square feet) covered shed with tanks.
Other ideal species to be farmed in T&T are pompano, cobia and yellowtail kingfish, since they are all found in regional waters. Currently both the cobia and pompano are successfully reared in tank-based RAS and flow-through systems.
Type of Investment
An Initial Investment amount of US$3.15M spread over the first two years, to include:
Acquisition of 10 acres of land for project (Investors shall be guided and assisted by InvesTT in the sourcing of the most suitable land location).
All investors will be able to partner with agencies in Trinidad and Tobago with responsibilities for the aquaculture sector and to be facilitated in technical and administrative areas.