Great Reasons to Invest in Fiji
1. Fiji is the centre of trading in the South Pacific for the South Pacific – Asia, USA and Europe Region. Fiji is not only the centre of trade, but has also transformed into a hub for global communications and transportation (shipping and air travel) routes.
2. A package of trade and investment incentives including duty concessions, investment allowances, tax exemption and tax free regions.
3. A foreign company that establishes/relocates its Headquarters to Fiji will be subject to a low corporate tax rate of 17%.
4. A listed company on the South Pacific Stock Exchange (SPSE) will be subject to a low corporate tax rate of 18.5% provided the company has 40 percent local shareholding structure.
5. A government that welcomes and supports local and foreign investment, within its overall objectives of growing the various sectors of Fiji’s economy; enticing new, and retaining existing, investors by providing them with tax and other incentives to boost their businesses.
6. State of the art telecommunication infrastructure that provides links through fibre optic cable connections and satellites to the rest of the world.
7. A well-developed infrastructure, including electricity, water supply, international airports and wharfs.
8. Availability of factories land and buildings at reasonable rates.
9. Well-developed banking and financial institutions providing full financial services.
10. Fast registration of foreign investment projects.
11. Well educated workforce with a literacy rate of 93.7%.
12. Good health and medical facilities including a modern private hospital and medical centres.
13. Fiji is signatory to various trade agreements, frameworks and memorandum of agreements. This allows for better market access and provides a conducive investment climate and opportunities with other countries.