The Authority welcomes any project which is export oriented, in the eligible activities and represents a new investment in the Country. Activities to be carried out within an export processing zone should be business ventures that are principally based on new investment and modern technologies, and should not endanger public security and public health in any way

Potential investment opportunities lie in:

Resource Based Products
  • Commercial agriculture and agro-processing
  • Food Processing
  • Forestry and related products
  • Livestock and Dairy products
  • Fishing
  • Mining
  • Oil and Gas
  • Tourism
Market-driven products
  • Pharmaceutical/cosmetic products
  • Packaging
  • Textiles and apparels
  • Electronic and electrical goods
  • Plastics
  • Transport Equipment
  • Building materials
  • Printing and publishing
Export Services
  • Business Process Outsourcing
  • Printing and Publishing
  • Export Marketing Support Services
  • Transport Services
  • Education Services
  • Export of Consultancy and Professional Services
Commercial Trading
  • Regional Distribution Centres
  • Order taking and re-packing
  • Bulk-breaking and trading operations

The above sectors are however not exclusive. Potential investors can invest in any other sector which falls within the mandate of the Free Zones Authority.

Investors can also invest as enclave developers to provide necessary on-site infrastructure on designated export processing zones or propose their own land to be designated as export processing zones, for lease to other investors.