What and How to Invest in Nicaragua

The 2017-2018 Guide by the Nicaraguan - German chamber of commerce provides details on tax exemption regimes by sector, requirements for foreign investors and other data.

Monday, March 5, 2018

From a statement issued by ProNicaragua:

Under a joint effort between the Government of Nicaragua through PRONicaragua, the official investment promotion agency of Nicaragua, the Ministry of Development, Industry and Commerce (MIFIC), in coordination with the Chamber of Industry and Nicaraguan Trade (AHK) by its acronym in German), the third edition of the Investor's Guide in Nicaragua 2017-2018 / Leitfaden für Investitionen 2017-2018, was presented yesterday, February 27, in the Spanish and German languages. 

The launch event was chaired by the Minister of MIFIC, Cro. Orlando Solórzano; the Hon. Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany in Nicaragua, Ute König; the Executive Director of PRONicaragua, Carlos Zarruk; and the President of AHK, Ángel Morales.   
The guide is published annually in digital and printed format, and its main objective is to provide investors, from German-speaking countries, with relevant and up to date information on the competitive advantages offered by Nicaragua as an investment destination. The guide describes the favorable conditions in the business climate, stable macroeconomic environment, national legislation and investment incentives, and high levels of security, among other important issues.

Read full report (in Spanish).

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