As an operational arm of the DEACI, ARINA develops and maintains strategic partnerships throughout the island. Whether establishing or expanding your operations in Aruba, ARINA leverages these partnerships to support your business ambitions. When establishing or expanding in Aruba, ARINA helps businesses access the necessary resources at these key organizations and agencies.
- As part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Aruba offers political stability, an excellent legal system, and an extensive network of the Kingdom embassies.
- The government of Aruba is committed to implementing the SDGs in Aruba through the National Strategic Plan (NSP).
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The Initiative for the Development of Aruban Enterprises
Backed by the Ministry of Economic Affairs, the Initiative for the Development of Aruban Enterprises (IDEA)guides entrepreneurs on relevant topics, such as marketing, business skills, and access to credit.
Also backed by the Ministry of Economic Affairs, the Exprodesk was developed to facilitate SMEs and potential exporters with the necessary export information and assistance to export.
Aruba Trade and Industry Association
The largest employers’ organization on the island is the Aruba Trade and Industry Association (ATIA), which promotes the interests of the local business community by serving in several government advisory roles and hosting formal events for local professionals.
Futura is an SDG Innovation Lab that supports the Aruba Government in the design, development, and implementation of a national innovation strategy focused on three main pillars contributing to a thriving innovation ecosystem: people, planet, and prosperity.
Aruba Free Zone
The government-owned limited liability company Aruba Free Zone aims to help international companies set up regional offices. It offers several benefits, including just two percent profit tax, no import duties and excises on goods and equipment, no dividend taxes, and more.
Aruba Chamber of Commerce
A vast majority of Aruba’s businesses are Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs), and the Chamber of Commerce (KvK) plays a fundamental role in providing entrepreneurial support.
Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency (NFIA)
ARINA works in close partnership with NFIA, the official Investment Promotion Agency of the Netherlands.
Office of the Plenipotentiary Minister of Aruba
Commonly known as the Aruba House, this office is the official representation of the Aruban government in the Hague (the Netherlands).
Network of Embassies
ARINA works closely with embassies and consulates-general of the Kingdom and other organizations around the region and the world.
ARINA is an official member of the Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (CAIPA) launched in 2007 to facilitate the collaboration of regional Investment Promotion Agencies (IPAs). The association promotes the Caribbean as a prime destination for intra and extra-regional investment.
Aruba Trade Board
The Government of Aruba formalized the Aruba Trade Board (ATB), a public-private cooperation between DEACI, the Chamber of Commerce, Aruba Trade and Industry Association, and Free Zone Aruba. The ATB works together in attracting qualitative and innovative investments in the Promising Sectors.
Aruba Tourism Authority
The Aruba Tourism Authority (ATA) is the Destination Marketing and Management Organization for Aruba responsible for uniting tourism interests amongst the on- and off-island stakeholders/partners for the purpose of coordinating destination marketing, destination development and destination partnerships.
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