Dominica, officially the Commonwealth of Dominica, is a sovereign island, and a member of CARICOM and the Commonwealth. It is part of the Windward islands in the Lesser Antilles of the Caribbean Sea.
Located between the French overseas territories of Guadeloupe to the north and Martinique to the south. it has an extension of 750 sq. km. and a population of over 72,000 inhabitants. Its capital is Roseau.Dominica’s official language is English, although Dominican Creole French is widely spoken. Its official currency is the East Caribbean Dollar (XCD), pegged to the US$ at a 2.71:1 ratio.
Dominica’s economy is divided between offshore financial services, tourism and agriculture. Its main export is bananas and to a lesser extent, soap, baby oil, vegetables, grapefruit, tamarind and oranges. Its second source of income is tourism, with about 70,000-80,000 visitors per year. Other industries present in Dominica include furniture, cement blocks and shoes. The issuance of postage stamps, mainly intended for philatelic collecting, is also an important source of income for its economy.
Its primary sector is the provision of offshore financial services such as trusts, international company formation, payment processing companies, commercial and investment banking and structured financing, among others. Some of the world’s leading financial service provider are present in Dominica, and its incorporated offshore companies benefit from a full tax exemption, easy accounting and maximum privacy.
Dominica also has one of the most attractive citizenship by investment programs worldwide, whereby through a donation of $100,000 to the government or a $200,000 investment in real estate, you can get a second passport and travel visa-free to Europe, the Caribbean and parts of South America and Southeast Asia.
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