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Gibraltar Rating for Investments

Updated on Thursday 14th December 2017

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Gibraltar-rating-for-investmentsGibraltar has become one of the most important European territories in terms of foreign investments, especially considering the data released by several agencies rating it positive. Among these Standard and Poor’s and Moody’s have appreciated Gibraltar for its economy.  AMB, another rating agency also assessed Gibraltar to have low a level of economic, financial and political risk.

Among the factors leading to these ratings, the agencies have nominated the Government’s measures which have sustained the economy during the last few years and the changes to the legal system which have increased the business community’s confidence and interest in doing business here.

Our company formation agents in Gibraltar can offer more information on the Rock’s credit rating on investments.

Gibraltar’s credit ratings

With a low Country Risk Tier (CRT) issued by AMB, Gibraltar is currently one of the safest countries to invest in. With a small economy and a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of over 2 billion USD, AMB assess that the safest investments are to be made in the tourism, financial services, online gaming and shipping industries. Also, being a member of the European Economic Area (EEA), the trade of goods and services is free of charge.

Another agency rating Gibraltar was Standard and Poor’s which provided a BB- rating for corporate investments last year. According to the agency, the recovery rating for Gibraltar over the next years is 3. With a BB- credit rating and a stable outlook, Standard and Poor’s predicts Gibraltar to have a “consistent” growth.

The last rating for Gibraltar issued by Moody’s was in 2013, when the agency assessed the Rock with a B2 rating, after the B1 rating issued in 2011.

Why invest in Gibraltar?

With positive ratings on investments issued by some of the most prestigious agencies in the world, Gibraltar has attracted a large number of foreign investors over the last few years. Among the measures implemented by the Rock’s Government and credited by these the agencies are:

  • -          allowances for partnerships and companies which can claim back 100% of the capital invested in their first year after the incorporation;
  • -          incentives for companies providing training at the workplace for employees;
  • -          higher levels of annual turnovers for companies that must submit audited accounts.

For complete information about governmental assistance for investing in this country, do not hesitate to contact our company registration consultants in Gibraltar.


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