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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.
After 26 years of operations within the import/distribution arena, the HADCO Group continues to innovate. In May 2018, the company invested US$4M to introduce its own locally manufactured brand of premium ice cream – Creamery Novelties - and had high praises for the assistance provided by InvesTT.
During a site visit attended by Senator the Honourable Paula Gopee-Scoon, Minister of Trade and Industry, John Hadad, Group Co-CEO, commended InvesTT for excellent customer service and diligent participation in establishing the new ice-cream operation- “InvesTT has been tremendous in their work - there has always been a sense of seriousness, urgency and a high level of communication between us. We have already been recommending them to other companies.”
InvesTT provided assistance with business registration, work permits for equipment trainers and engineers and access to applicable tax incentives for the importation of equipment. Approximately 70-80 persons were employed during the construction stages. The factory operation comprises state-of-the-art manufacturing equipment and has already created 31 new jobs on the local market. Apart from Trinidad and Tobago, the ice cream products will be distributed throughout CARICOM and Latin America.
“This is a significant investment into the domestic market as there will be considerable benefits for the country via the introduction of new technologies, skills and industrial competitiveness. We look forward to a continued relationship with HADCO and seek to provide them with further guidance on future investment opportunities”
InvesTT’s responsibility to attract investment into the country includes the facilitation of local as well as foreign investors seeking to expand or re-invest. Investors can benefit from our liaison services for easier navigation of the regulatory environment. To find out more about InvesTT and doing business in Trinidad and Tobago, please set up an appointment with a member of our team at +1 (868) 225-4688 or email
us at firstname.lastname@example.org.