SAI has been retained for several years by S.D.M. (Sociedade de Desenvolvimento) to promote the International Business Centre as a prime location in the EU for:
- Trading, Holding & Other Services
- ICTs & eBusiness
- Production, Assembling & Warehousing
- Ship Registration & Shipping Companies
- Yacht Registration & Yacht Owning Companies
As an integral part of the European Union, Madeira presents an excellent business climate: minimal corporate tax rates, double taxation treaties, the lowest VAT rate in the EU, an Industrial Free Trade Zone and commercial port, a world-class telecommunications infrastructure…. AND an enviable destination for eco-tourism.
The 4000 companies established in the IBC since its start-up in 1987 now account for close to a quarter of regional economic output.
During 2010, SAI organized several promotional trips for Madeiran management companies in France and Luxembourg. This year, the renewed interest in an unambiguous jurisdiction (that has never been black- or grey-listed) for international business called for a new round of visits in Paris and Nice (May) and Luxembourg (October).
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Next launch scheduled in September 2015, contact Petteri Hilska of SAI Finland for more details..