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    Business Incentives

    The government has introduced a variety of incentives aimed at attracting investment in industries that will enhance the development and reconstruction of the economy. These incentives are intended to: encourage the development of new high-tech industries and skill-intensive products, reconstruct Cyprus’ traditional economic sectors, improve productivity and labour skills, and attract capital intensive foreign investment.

    The following incentives are available:

    • low taxation at 12.5% with zero tax on certain types of income
    • industrial free zone and exemption from customs and excise charges for operations in the industrial free zone
    • industrial training schemes
    • subsidised industrial estates
    • grants and other financial assistance to investors, particularly in the areas of energy, the environment, industrial development, technology, research and innovation, trade and services

    Updated: March 2017

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    • Logo for CFA Cyprus
    • Logo for Cyprus International Businesses Association
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    • Logo for Cyprus Investment Funds Association
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