Cyprus 2017

Doing business at the corner of 3 continents

Cyprus

Doing business at the corner of 3 continents

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Enabling growth

Maldives

2019

Enabling growth

The Maldives’ dispersed geography, while bestowing the country’s irresistible appeal, also carries unique challenges to a growing economy.
The west coast of Europe

Portugal

2019

The west coast of Europe

An economic miracle for some, Portugal is modernizing and alluring. From start-ups to surf waves, the country evokes an almost Californian model on the west coast of Europe.
How a small island nation became Africa’s business champion

Mauritius

2019

How a small island nation became Africa’s business champion

In only 50 years, Mauritius defied all economic predictions and is today ranked number one in Africa for its ease in doing business.
Revive Greece, restore Europe

Greece

2018

Revive Greece, restore Europe

Signs of recovery make a compelling case for easing the Greek debt.
Where business  mixes with beauty

Maldives

2018

Where business mixes with beauty

The Greater Malé Region, formed by the union of six neighboring islands, will decongest the capital and enable unprecedented tourism growth.
The nation with a reach much greater than its borders

Luxembourg

2018

The nation with a reach much greater than its borders

Luxembourg has become a leader in financial firsts that belies its size.
Access point to Africa

Mauritius

2017

Access point to Africa

A forthcoming free trade agreement could energize an ancient commercial route between China and Mauritius, forging a cross-continential gateway centuries in the making.
Poised for regional reconstruction

Jordan

2017

Poised for regional reconstruction

Jordan is positioning itself as a launchpad for the rebuilding of Iraq and Syria.
Access to the heart of Europe

Luxembourg

2015

Access to the heart of Europe

Luxembourg’s financial sector expertise and business friendly culture are helping Chinese businesses to engage in Europe.
Reforms spark progress

Portugal

2014

Reforms spark progress

Far-reaching structural reforms have paved the way for a sustained recovery in growth and investment
Stability locks in future growth

Ivory Coast

2016

Stability locks in future growth

Côte d’Ivoire’s economic renaissance is rapidly creating a new golden era
Building the dream

Maldives

2016

Building the dream

The Maldives invests in infrastructure to unleash growth
Re-engineering for growth

Egypt

2016

Re-engineering for growth

Egypt is undergoing an infrastructure overhaul
Oil nation charts a new course

Brunei Darussalam

2016

Oil nation charts a new course

Ancient Sino-Bruneian trade routes have been revived, marking 25 years in diplomatic relations.
Economic ties boosted as President Xi visits Egypt

Egypt

2015

Economic ties boosted as President Xi visits Egypt

Egyptian President al-Sisi and Chinese President Xi deliver a joint statement at the Presidential Palace in Cairo on January 21st, 2016.
An all-weather friend in Africa

Zimbabwe

2015

An all-weather friend in Africa

President Xi’s historic visit to Zimbabwe marks a breakthrough in the strengthening of ties.
Looking seaward

Cape Verde

2013

Looking seaward

A growing hub for services in the Atlantic
Investing in durability

Morocco

2013

Investing in durability

A safe choice for business in North Africa
Investing in democracy

Tunisia

2013

Investing in democracy

The road to economic revival
Unleashing its growth potential

Zimbabwe

2012

Unleashing its growth potential

A call for international investment
Uma porta para Africa no coração do Atlântico

Cabo Verde

2012

Uma porta para Africa no coração do Atlântico

Exemplo de democracia e governação na região em que se insere, Cabo Verde procura parceiros privados que o ajudem a constituir-se como um centro internacional de prestação de serviços. Por ar, terra e mar.

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Doing business at the corner of 3 continents

Economy

Doing business at the corner of 3 continents

Back from the brink, a fully recovered Cyprus has emerged as a significant business node at the crossroads of Europe, Asia and Africa.

“The energy sector is going to be a massive opportunity for China”

Economy

“The energy sector is going to be a massive opportunity for China”

Natasa Pilides

Director General of the Cyprus Investment Promotion Agency

“The market is beginning to recognize us as a bank that is looking to lend”

Finance

“The market is beginning to recognize us as a bank that is looking to lend”

Marios Savvides

Deputy CEO of Astro Bank

Investor influx shaking up Cyprus

Economy

Investor influx shaking up Cyprus

Foreign capital is taking stock in Cyprus, stimulating a return in confidence.

New luxury properties add to investment allure

Real Estate & Construction

New luxury properties add to investment allure

Limassol, Cyprus’ de facto commercial hub, is providing next-generation luxury property options for investors big and small.

Tax exemption on worldwide income reinforces Cyprus as regional base for professional services

Business Services

Tax exemption on worldwide income reinforces Cyprus as regional base for professional services

An increasingly favorable tax regime that has broadened eligibility for exemptions is improving the investment appeal of Cyprus.

“Bank of Cyprus has had 10 consecutive quarters of growth”

Finance

“Bank of Cyprus has had 10 consecutive quarters of growth”

John Hourican

CEO of Bank of Cyprus

“Cyprus has completely reformed the banking sector”

Finance

“Cyprus has completely reformed the banking sector”

Harris Georgiades

Minister of Finance

“Cyprus has been re-established as one of the world’s leading ship-management centers”

Transport

“Cyprus has been re-established as one of the world’s leading ship-management centers”

Marios Demetriades

Minister of Transport

“Cyprus can easily become a regional distribution center for Chinese products”

Logistics

“Cyprus can easily become a regional distribution center for Chinese products”

Phidias K. Pilides

President of the Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry

“Investors are utilizing Cyprus to establish corporate vehicles for regional business”

Business Services

“Investors are utilizing Cyprus to establish corporate vehicles for regional business”

Pambos Ioannides

Co-founding Partner and Managing Director of Ioannides Demetrious LLC