Invest In GDIZ

Business investment in GDIZ Benin Africa

Business can invest in GDIZ Benin Africa (Glo-Djigbé industrial zone) that is on its way to create a favorable environment for not just the establishment of local companies but also for the investment of international companies, which will make it possible to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) for Benin. The ambition of ARISE IIP is to maximize the transformation of Beninese wealth locally and thus make up for this huge deficit due to the export of raw materials which benefit neither the national economy nor the Beninese.

Investment Opportunities in GDIZ Benin Africa

The targeted sectors in Benin Africa are identified according to the availability of raw materials, the growth rate, the Benin’s export potential.

The GDIZ Benin Africa industrial zone will thus create a favorable environment for the establishment of local companies but also for the investment of international companies, which will make it possible to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) for Benin. The ambition of ARISE IIP is to maximize the transformation of Beninese wealth locally and thus make up for this huge deficit due to the export of raw materials which benefit neither the national economy nor the Beninese.

Investment Opportunities

The targeted sectors are identified according to the availability of raw materials, the growth rate, the country’s export potential.

Light engineering at GDIZ Benin Africa

Light Engineering

Cotton textile apparals at GDIZ Benin Africa

Cotton Textile and Apparels

agro processing industries at GDIZ Benin Africa

Agro-Processing Industries

Timber processing in GDIZ Benin Africa

Timber Product Industries

agro processing industries at GDIZ Benin Africa

Agro-Processing Industries

Cotton textile apparals at GDIZ Benin Africa

Cotton Textile and Apparels

Light engineering at GDIZ Benin Africa

Light Engineering

Light engineering at GDIZ Benin Africa

Light Engineering

Cotton textile apparals at GDIZ Benin Africa

Cotton Textile and Apparels

agro processing industries at GDIZ Benin Africa

Agro-Processing Industries

Timber processing in GDIZ Benin Africa

Timber Product Industries

agro processing industries at GDIZ Benin Africa

Agro-Processing Industries

Cotton textile apparals at GDIZ Benin Africa

Cotton Textile and Apparels

Light engineering at GDIZ Benin Africa

Light Engineering

Tax & customs benefits for investors in GDIZ Benin Africa

On a business level, the Glo-Djigbé Industrial Zone Benin Africa offers investors the advantage of freedom of sale in the customs territory, freedom to transfer funds through approved financial institutions and requires neither licenses nor quotas for imports to its investors.

Tax and customs benefits

On a business level, the Glo-Djigbé Industrial Zone offers the advantage of freedom of sale in the customs territory, freedom to transfer funds through approved financial institutions and requires neither licenses nor quotas for imports.

ADMINISTRATIVES

  • Facilitated Commercial Operations
  • One-stop solution for all administrative needs
  • Long-term land rights
  • Simplified procedure for transfers of imported raw materials and machinery directly into the zone

FISCALS

  • Corporate Tax
  • Dividend Tax VAT
  • Property tax on buildings and unbuilt land
  • Registration and transfer rights
  • All tax withholding
  • Freedom to repatriate income
  • Freedom to distribute dividends
  • Refund of VAT credits within 30 days

COMMERCIAL & SOCIAL

  • Freedom of sale on customs territory
  • No quotas for imports
  • Freedom of fund transfers through approved financial institutions
  • Employer’s exemption on wages
  • Freely negotiated employment contract
  • Facilitation of the issuance of entry visas and economic resident cards

Regime no. 1 : Export regime

  • Total exemption from customs duties on machinery, equipment, tools and detailed parts related to the production program as well as on input
  • Simplified procedure for transfers of imported goods to the GDIZ Benin Africa

Regime no. 2 : Intra-community trade promotion regime

  • Customs duties Exoneration (levy of customs duties on the import of raw materials and inputs but exemption from entry fees on machinery, equipment, tools and detailed parts related to the Program of production)
  • Simplified procedure for transfers of imported goods to the GDIZ
  • Offers the benefit of a certificate of community origin

ADMINISTRATIVES

  • Opérations Commerciales Facilitées
  • Un guichet Unique
  • Droits fonciers à long terme
  • Procédure simplifiée pour les transferts de marchandises importées vers La GDIZ

FISCALS

  • Corporate Tax
  • Dividend Tax VAT
  • Property tax on buildings and unbuilt land
  • Registration and transfer rights
  • All tax withholding
  • Freedom to repatriate income
  • Freedom to distribute dividends
  • Refund of VAT credits within 30 days

COMMERCIAL L &  SOCIAL

  • Freedom of sale on customs territory
  • No quotas for imports
  • Freedom of fund transfers through approved financial institutions
  • Employer’s exemption on wages
  • Freely negotiated employment contract
  • Facilitation of the issuance of entry visas and economic resident cards

Regime no. 1 : Export regime

  • Total exemption from customs duties on machinery, equipment, tools and detailed parts related to the production program as well as on input
  • Simplified procedure for transfers of imported goods to the GDIZ

Regime no. 2 : Intra-community trade promotion regime

  • Customs duties Exoneration (levy of customs duties on the import of raw materials and inputs but exemption from entry fees on machinery, equipment, tools and detailed parts related to the Program of production)
  • Simplified procedure for transfers of imported goods to the GDIZ
  • Offers the benefit of a certificate of community origin

GDIZ SINGLE WINDOW

To facilitate administrative procedures for investment in GDIZ Benin Africa, we provide a one-stop service that brings together all the services and agencies concerned is located in the industrial zone. A business facilitation agent will be appointed by Arise IIP to meet the needs of investors. Through this single window system, various approvals necessary for the operation of an industry will be available in a building in the Glo-Djigbé industrial zone. Investors do not need to run between different offices.

GDIZ single window

THE GDIZ SINGLE WINDOW

GDIZ single window

To facilitate administrative procedures, a one-stop service bringing together all the services and agencies concerned is located in the industrial zone. A business facilitation agent will be appointed by Arise IIP to meet the needs of investors. Through this single window system, various approvals necessary for the operation of an industry will be available in a building in the Glo-Djigbé industrial zone. Investors do not need to run between different offices.

The one-stop shop will also take care of the following formalities while investing in GDIZ Benin Africa

The one-stop shop will also take care of the following formalities

Invest in GDIZ in few steps

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Invest in GDIZ in
few steps

  • Business setup at GDIZ - Day 1

    1. Reservation of the Plot
  • Business setup at GDIZ - Day 2

    1. Company Formation
    2. Bank Account Opening
    3. Business Plan
  • Business setup at GDIZ - Day 3

    1. Land-handover
    2. SWC Agreement Authorised Operation in Industrial Zone.
    3. Land Leasing