The Government of Aruba recognizes the role of investment as a primary driver of economic growth and development. Domestic and foreign investments are equally important in Aruba, and the government supports all business initiatives and projects that help build a strong and resilient economy on the island. Several Promising Sectors are being targeted through projects and investment opportunities in Aruba — including the ones below.
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PREVENTIVE AND REHABILITATION HEALTH CENTERS
Aruba offers a good proposition for treatment centers because of its paradise-like environment and well-developed medical infrastructure. The island also benefits from strong international connectivity to the U.S. and Latin America.
Aruba offers a reliable and secure internet infrastructure with high speed and flexible regulations. Startups and entrepreneurs are welcome on the island, specifically but not restricted to ICT, agricultural technology and the creative industries.
Companies and international organizations find success when locating their regional headquarters in Aruba because of the quality of the multilingual labor market, attractive tax climate, superb telecom infrastructure, and international accessibility.
Demand for local agriculture is high due to Aruba’s strong tourism sector. FDI in modern innovative technologies can help reduce natural and manmade bottlenecks and stimulate higher production. The island also offers dedicated land for the export crop and preferential entry to the European (OCT) and U.S. (CBI) markets.
Aruba offers a good proposition for maritime services, storage, and distribution centers. The island’s strategic location and well-developed port and airport infrastructure guarantee safety and efficiency.
The demand for recycling is high in the Aruban community. Companies with experience in repurposed materials can impact the island by investing and promoting sustainable development.
Several opportunities exist in Aruba to develop and test renewable energy technology solutions, adopt them locally, and market the knowledge as sustainable island solutions to other Small Island Developing States (SIDS).
Aruba Ports Authority (APA) has initiated the transformation of a former cargo terminal area near Oranjestad’s cruise terminal into a reformed leisure, residential, and working area. This area will become a magnet for residents and tourists alike, with a Waterfront Park and phased development of the mixed-use commercial real estate.
Today’s ever-changing travelers seek immersive moments that fulfill their desire to have unique and genuine experiences. To help fulfill this need, the Aruba Tourism Authority partnered with Qredits Aruba to develop and roll out a new program: The Aruba Signature Experiences. New and existing local entrepreneurs can join this well-supported program and grow their businesses in the niche markets: romance, wellness, and low-impact adventure.
Aruba allows remote workers and digital nomads to live and work from the island for up to 90 days by taking advantage of the special rate accommodation packages. Enjoy free Wi-Fi, breakfast, all-inclusive food & beverage options, special access to local experiences and more.
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