iGuide to Antigua & Barbuda Launched
On Thursday 20th October, 2016, the Government of Antigua and Barbuda through the Antigua & Barbuda Investment Authority (ABIA) launched the Investment Guide (iGuide) to Antigua and Barbuda – the first of its kind in the region.
At the ceremony held at the Antigua & Barbuda Hospitality Training Institute (ABHTI) and attended by representatives of the government, statutory corporations and private sector, the iGuide was unveiled by Mr. Ian Richards, Economic Affairs Officer of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).
The project which is a collaboration between UNCTAD and the Government, provides investors with vital information that would assist in their decision to invest in Antigua and Barbuda. The information provided in the guide includes the following:
Registering a business
Concessions available to investors
Labour and production factors (including wage estimates and utility costs)
Growth sectors and opportunities
Directory of relevant government and statutory bodies