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May 3, 2021 / Press Release

New VFIPA Submission Process

New VFIPA Submission Process VFIPA will begin its journey to go paperless soon! In this effort we will now be receiving soft copies of applications only commencing from the 30th of April 2021. These are the following steps to follow:...
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May 3, 2021 / Press Release

Investment services continue despite lockdown

Investment services continue despite lockdown Despite the COVID 19 outbreak taking full force in March of 2020 when Vanuatu and many investor source destinations closing their borders, foreign investment interest in Vanuatu continued to be registered by the Agency.  Total...
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March 31, 2021 / Press Release

Reeves International expanding operations to Vanuatu

Reeves International expanding operations to Vanuatu targeting infrastructure projects The company is proposing to invest nearly VT5 billion in construction and other infrastructure projects Reeves International is an internationally-focused construction company with reputable track record in Asia and the Pacific...
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August 15, 2019 / Press Release

VIPA leads joint compliance operation

Background Concern have been raised that number of retail shops owned and or operated by foreign investors or foreign nationals outside the Port Vila confine boundary or the Port Vila CBD is increasing. This gives strong competition against the retail...
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July 15, 2019 / Press Release

Preparing for Santo Economic Development Zone (SEDZ) Launch

Vanuatu to have its first free economic zone (FEZ) The Council of Chiefs of Santo in SANMA Province has joined the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Trade, Jotham Napat, to display the first smile of confidence towards an imminent...
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June 26, 2017 / Press Release

Validation workshop

Validadtion workshop: Vanuatu National Investment Policy Statement This validation workshop demonstrates the Government's strong commitment in ensuring the country's investment climate is in pace with global trends and remains competitive in its location offer to foreign investments . In 2018,...
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