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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.
Trinidad & Tobago’s industrialized import/export economy, proximity to international shipping lines, well developed port infrastructure and trade agreements (regional & international) make it an ideal location to set up a logistics hub for Central America and the Southern Caribbean.
Shipping is an important part of the country’s logistics ecosystem, with the two islands located less than 2200 km from the Panama Canal.
Businesses have the opportunity to set up warehousing and distribution centers in Trinidad and Tobago to provide integrated inbound logistics solutions to local and regional markets.
Trinidad and Tobago is positioned to be a regional logistics hub in the Energy sector, particularly for the movement of equipment between Trinidad, Guyana and Suriname. Businesses therefore have the opportunity to establish companies which provide logistical services that support offshore vessels, rigs, and projects in the Energy and Transport Industries.
The positioning of Trinidad and Tobago as a third party logistics hub gives distributors the opportunity to establish headquarters here as a base which will serve local and regional markets.
Available land at the Piarco International Airport (PIA) Estate provides a lucrative opportunity for companies requiring the logistical advantage of having a facility at the aerodrome in areas such as: cargo handling, warehousing, terminal activities, distribution and administration, and large flagship establishments.
Industry Participants -
Ports – Approx. 600,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) of cargo is transported between T&T's 2 international seaports - Port of Port of Spain and Port Point Lisas.
Highway Infrastructure - T&T is ranked 2nd in the Caribbean for highway infrastructure.
Available Real Estate - e TecK's Phoenix Park Industrial Estate has available for lease 76 land lots and 5 factory shells.
Shipping Lines serving Trinidad – Established presence of major international shipping brands.