The Luanda-Bengo Special Economic Zone (ZEE) (ZEE.co.ao/en/) launched a useful new tool for investors, the GAI (Guiché de Apoio ao Investidor), or Investor Support Office, which in addition to supporting the presidential directive to facilitate access for national and foreign investors, will eliminate bureaucratic obstacles that can hinder the actions of those who want to access Angola’s privatized assets or those businesses already established within the ZEE.
The GAI which was officially launched on November 10, 2021, provides investors with a set of public and private services that will help harmoniously integrate them into the ZEE’s business environment.
The GAI will: The economic reforms introduced by the Executive of the Republic of Angola, within the new legal framework, will facilitate improvements to the business environment
– reduce the time needed to access and resolve matters relating to the Angolan public administration
– contribute to a significant increase in the number of companies based in the ZEE
– expand domestic production and the export of goods generated by the Angolan economy
– increase foreign direct investment in the Republic of Angola.
The economic reforms introduced by the Executive of the Republic of Angola, within the new legal framework, will facilitate improvements to the business environment, reinforce the attractiveness of the ZEE and, the new Investor Support Office will offer unique benefits to domestic and foreign investors.
The GAI Investor Support Office will be physically accessible with facilities at the ZEE. Applications can also be made through the official pages, various digital platforms and social network sites.