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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 and Tobago is known for its cultural diversity and rich historical roots. The blend of these attributes results in a microcosm of creative talent and best practice models for the island’s creative industries - music, film and fashion.
Trinidad and Tobago’s music industry is well poised for delivering on collaborative efforts as its greatest asset is diversity – ranging from indigenous genres (soca, calypso, steelpan) to the reinterpretation of global music genres (dancehall, gospel, hip hop). The top 10 performing artistes from Trinidad and Tobago generate 180 million views on YouTube per year in Trinidad and Tobago alone.
If you are a film producer seeking a Caribbean location, Trinidad and Tobago is a premier production destination because of its diverse culture and attractive landscape, a readily available trained and talented crew base and primary production incentives.
Investors can engage in the design, build and operation of a film studio serving the motion picture, television and animation industries. These segments derive revenue from audio-visual producers through the usage or rental of sound stages, production offices, construction mills, storage facilities and lighting equipment.
An investment opportunity also exists for the design, build and operation of a water studio (giant tank/pool) that will enable international companies to film water-based content in a controlled environment rather than the actual ocean.
Trinidad and Tobago has a burgeoning fashion industry comprising of saleable products known for its premium quality whilst beautifully capturing the uniqueness of our Caribbean’s aesthetic. Merchandise are offered in the categories of Couture, Ready to Wear, Corporate, Resort, Bridal and Jewelry inclusive of other modern day accessories. T&T’s Fashion Brands are exported to over 21 countries globally within the continents of the United States of America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia.
Investors can engage in the development, management and expansion of a Garment Manufacturing Facility (known as Made868) which will support all fashion designers in Trinidad and Tobago and the wider Caribbean for consistent and quality production of their collections.
Value Chain Investment Programme (VCIP)
11 of Trinidad and Tobago’s top fashion businesses have been selected by international experts, based on their proven business capacity and export readiness, to participate in a Global Value Chain (GVC) programme. An opportunity exists for foreign investors to purchase equity in these designer labels which have the potential to gain international brand recognition and lucrative business based on the provision of a one of a kind product, established operations and excellent personalized customer service.
Diverse Filming Locations & People
Educated, Skilled Workforce
A Grant Fund Facility administered by ExporTT can be accessed by companies wholly owned by Trinidad and Tobago nationals for the development/sale of intellectual property of a cultural nature such as: film (including animation), fashion, music, dance, theatre, visual and performing arts, broadcasting, literature and publishing, heritage festivals including Carnival.
Trinidad and Tobago Creative Industries Company Limited (CreativeTT) stimulates and facilitates the business development and export activities of the creative industries in T&T. It is responsible for the strategic development of 3 niche areas – Fashion (FashionTT), Film (FilmTT) and Music (MusicTT).
For more info, please visit CreativeTT here.