CYPRUS

COSMOPOLITAN & GLOBAL IN OUTLOOK

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Cyprus is a European Member-State, located at the crossroads of three continents; Europe, Asia and Africa, to the East of the Mediterranean region. It is a world-class international business centre, offering all the of international organisations headquartered in Cyprus to a most exciting culture, hospitable people and a favourable climate. Cyprus offers a stable economy with a strong presence in industry sectors such as professional services, shipping, real estate, renewable energy and tourism. Its benign corporate and individual tax regime makes it an ideal destination for relocation, to conduct business and raise a family. Its also worth mentioning that the whole island can be seen as a natural studio for amazing film productions and companies can obtain tax incentives by the government including tax discounts and vat returns.

  • Safe environment

  • Year-round sunshine

  • Captivating natural beauty

WHY INVEST IN CYPRUS

  • Attractive Tax System both for corporate entities and individuals

  • Access to Talent: doing business in Cyprus allows you easy and fast access to a talented local and global workforce plus series of attractive programs to enable international professionals to relocate at global headquarters based in Cyprus.

  • Gateway to Europe: 180 days is the amount of time required for European citizenship to be granted and gain access to Europe.

  • Visa free travel: to 159 countries including 28 EU countries including Switzerland, Liechtenstein & Canada

  • Dual citizenship: permitted to keep your original citizenship plus your new Cyprus citizenship

  • Geostrategic position / Proximity & easy access to major markets

  • Excellent regulatory structure

  • Quality of life & One of the best climates worldwide

  • Top 5 safest country in the world (Value Penguin 2015)

  • Top 4 best retirement destination globally (Knight Frank 2016)

  • Most blue flag beaches per capital in the EU (Eurostat)

  • Best island economy 2017/2018 lifestyle & human capital (fDi magazine)

Top 5

Safest country in the world

Value Penguin 2015

Top 4

Best retirement destination globally

Knight Frank 2016

Success

Most blue flag beaches per capita in the EU

Eurostat

Best

Island economy, lifestyle & human capital

fDi magazine 2017/2018

SECTORS OF GROWTH IN CYPRUS

  • Energy: a rising fuel hub which attract global interest

  • Investment funds: recent upgrade and further consolidation of the current Cyprus investment funds’ legislation makes Cyprus a European and International Investment Funds Hub

  • Technology and innovation start-ups: a start-up destination with easy access to European markets and European research funding, a talented human resource capital and an entrenched entrepreneurial spirit

  • Tourism and hospitality: strategic large-scale projects, such as luxury resorts, marinas and the new integrated casino resort, are expected to contribute considerably to this booming industry

  • Real estate: ideal for investment or as a second home, work and general relocation destination, Cyprus offers internationally competitive real estate.

  • Shipping: 10th largest merchant fleet in the world, 3rd largest merchant fleet in the EU and the 2nd largest Ship Management centre in the world.

  • Services: as a service-based economy, Cyprus is a reputable international business centre

  • Education: with 3 public and 6 private universities and more than 40 public and private higher education institutions, Cyprus’s education infrastructure competes with major European education centres.