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The General Investment Authority (GIA), established in 1992, is the national agency for the promotion and facilitation of investments in Yemen. Since its inception it has already helped a large number of investors, registering over 7000 projects and facilitating more than USD $10billion worth of domestic and foreign investment. The Authority’s work has also generated almost two hundred thousand jobs in almost all sectors of the economy. 

By providing the full range of support and services to investors wanting to establish or expand businesses, GIA utilizes Yemen’s unique advantages explained in greater detail throughout the site. These include the country’s geographical proximity to regional and international markets, an extended 2,200km coastline, a large domestic market of 22 million and a strong available labor force. Yemen is likewise attractive to investors due to its active free zone, competitive advantage to its neighbors, and a significant number of signed international investment and protection agreements.

Finally and importantly, local and foreign investors alike will find that they have the full support from the President and his government, a business environment boasting countless successes, and a habitat rich in a number of natural resources (oil, gas, minerals, agriculture and fisheries) that also hosts several UNESCO recognized touristic sites and one World Natural Heritage Site.


 
News & Events  
Launch of the World Investment Report 2016
2016-06-21

Mr.Mohammed A.Hussein - Head of Investment Promotion & Policy Advocacy affirms that The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development will launch the world investment report 2016 soon (according to the announcement of UNCTAD). The Report consists of the Key Issues below...

More Simplification of Procedures / Faster Delivery
2016-06-13

Recognizing the importance of providing more services and facilities to investments and investors in order to effectuate the GIA function related to investment facilitation...

Launch of the New GIA's Website
2016-06-01

GIA has launched its updated modern website in line with the generally accepted international standards in the investment promotion sites...

The General Investment Authority Involved in the Yemen Entrepreneurs Forum
2016-05-17

Acting Prime Minister ,Talal Aklan ,inaugurated the Yemen Entrepreneurs Forum 17-19 May, which was organized by the Federation of Yemen Chambers of Commerce and Industry. The General Investment Authority (GIA) presented by Mr. Nizar Yahya Al-Akhfash, Acting Chairman of GIA...


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P.O Box: 19022
Hadda Street, Opposite to Al-Rahman Mosque, Beside Shammr Tourist & Trading,
Sanaa, Republic of Yemen

Tel: (+967) 1 434-312/13
Fax: (+967) 1 434-314
E-mail: info@giay.org
 

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