Why invest in the Kyrgyz Republic? Because investing in Kyrgyz Republic is safe, profitable and easy. The Government understands that foreign private participation and investment are essential to accelerate development and stimulate the economy.
Promoting foreign direct investments is therefore a policy priority. The public and private sectors have joined forces to attract additional investors. For those investors who are looking to maximize profits and minimize risk, there are good reasons to invest in the Kyrgyz Republic.
The main factors are the liberal trade regime, full protection of investments and unlimited repatriation of profits, currency exchange freedom, low business costs, an educated workforce and direct access to state authorities.
Increase in investments in 2009 proves above mentioned statement. Despite of world financial crisis investments in Kyrgyzstan reached 651 million US dollars. It’s growth of 27%.
From 1 January 2009 the new Tax Code has been approved. According to the Tax Code tax rates has been noticeably reduced. Now rate of income tax is 10%, profit tax is 10% (profit tax), VAT – 12% and sales tax from 0,1 % to 2,5 %.
Company registration procedures is very simple and it takes no more than three days (after presentation of required documents) to complete registration.
Also we have a good agreement base between Kyrgyzstan and Pakistan in the area of economical cooperation. Eight agreements give us a solid base to making business and protect your investments in Kyrgyz Republic.
Geographical position of Kyrgyzstan and the commodity structure of the export determines the importance of development of effective regional cooperation. Kyrgyz export mainly consists of precious metals, electricity, agricultural products, industrial goods and food processing products, textile and other goods.
Kyrgyz Republic attaches a great importance to development of economical cooperation with Pakistan. The Embassy of the Kyrgyz Republic in Pakistan makes steps to bring together business communities of both countries together and enhance bilateral trade. Kyrgyzstan and Pakistan can also use the advantage of being members of World Trade Organization in our trade operations.
In November 2007 four countries of the region (Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan and Tajikistan) have signed the MOU for the development of Central Asia-South Asia Regional Electricity Market (CASAREM). The initial plan is to export a minimum of 1,000 megawatts from the Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan to Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Dear friends, we encourage you to invest in Kyrgyzstan, welcome any business proposals and we are open for cooperation.