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Hundreds of the world’s leading companies and visionary entrepreneurs already call Puerto Rico ‘home’.
Here are a few reasons why you should as well:

Easy Access

A U.S. jurisdiction nestled in the middle of the Caribbean, Puerto Rico has been–and continues to be–an important social and economic bridge between the Americas, connecting you to the region and the world with ease.

No passport? No problem.

U.S. citizens can travel freely between the island and the U.S. mainland.

A map of travel times between Puerto Rico and the U.S. mainland.
The U.S. dollar is the official and only currency. This means that there are no exchange controls, capital can be moved freely in-and-out of the island, and monetary stability is all but guaranteed.
U.S. federal law, and all the framework and protections that go with it, apply in Puerto Rico; including intellectual property and patent protection. The island is home to numerous local and international firms specializing in a myriad of practices.
All U.S. banking regulations apply, including the credibility and protections afforded by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). With dozens of local and international banks on the island, this is among the most robust sectors in the region.
Because Puerto Rico a U.S. jurisdiction, all manufactured goods can be labeled as “Made in the U.S.A.,” a sign of credibility that inspires trust and confidence among your customers around the world.

A Familiar Playing Field

As part of the United States, the ground rules for doing business in Puerto Rico allow for the same level of operational security, stability, and protections, so you can invest with confidence.

People Power

In addition to a zest for life, Puerto Ricans are also known as a productive workforce that has what it takes to get the job done.

Puerto Ricans are fluent in English and Spanish, with a deep sense of biculturalism
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Many Puerto Ricans are fluent in English and Spanish. A deep sense of biculturalism gives Puerto Ricans a greater understanding of global trends and idiosyncrasies.
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A large number of Puerto Ricans work in professional / skilled fields.

Puerto Rico has the lowest labor costs of any region under U.S. jurisdiction.

Employers enjoy high retention and low turnover rates.
Each year, tens of thousands of students graduate from top-tier universities and colleges in Puerto Rico
Each year, tens of thousands of students graduate from the dozens of top-tier universities and colleges in Puerto Rico.

Over 20,000 degrees have been awarded in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) in the past four years.

The University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez consistently ranks among the top engineering and science institutions, graduating the largest number of Hispanic engineers.

Tax Incentives Like No Other

Are you a visionary start-up? A small or medium enterprise poised to change the world? Maybe you’re a well-established operation looking to increase your bottom line.

Discover how Puerto Rico is more than a source of tax incentives; it's a committed business partner.

100%

TAX
EXEMPTION

4.0%

CORPORATE
TAX RATE

Infrastructure

Strengthening Daily
As a U.S. jurisdiction, Puerto Rico offers an infrastructure many other islands and countries do not have—one that is being strengthened with every passing day:
  • Most of the island is connected via high-speed broadband internet, undersea fiber optic cable services, and a powerful satellite system.
  • The island boasts robust landline, wireless, cloud and ethernet services.
  • Nearly two dozen internet service providers keep costs competitive.
  • The island has more than 24,000 miles of highways and roads.
  • All points on the island can be reached within less than three hours.
  • The San Juan Metro area is well connected via public transportation: light rail and buses.
Airports
  • Eleven airports, three of which provide direct service to international destinations.
  • San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport:

    - Busiest and most important air hub in the Caribbean.

    - 8 million passengers per year.

    - 4,300 cargo flights per month.

    - 1,800 weekly flights offered by more than 20 airlines.

    - Daily non-stop flights depart every hour.
Seaports
  • 11 state-of-the-art seaports literally circle the island and together account for hundreds of thousands of tons of cargo imported/exported annually.
  • Port of San Juan sets the standard:

    - Cargo facilities allow for more than 500,000 square feet (46,000 m²) of space for loading and unloading cargo.

    - Provides immediate access to a vast highway system and several major local routes. This means fast and efficient transportation of goods throughout the Metro area and the rest of the island.

    - Major carriers include Crowley, Sea Star Line, Maersk, Tote Maritime, and others.

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