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Doing business in Angola

A selection of articles, books and online resources to help you explore the key issues for doing business in Angola.

Key data

Ease of doing business in Angola
Summary of comprehensive annual data collated by the World Bank showing key indicators for business and economic conditions.

Guides

Overseas Business Risk - Angola
Guidance from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office looking at potential risks for UK businesses operating in this country. It covers economic and political risks, human rights issues, bribery and corruption, terrorism, intellectual property and organised crime.

Angola: Guide to doing business
Guide published by legal firm Lex Mundi in September 2015, providing an overview of the legal and business environment in Angola.

Angola company registration
Comprehensive guide produced by Healy Consultants explaining company structures and business entity types, fees and timelines for incorporation, accounting and tax in this jurisdiction and comparisons with other countries in the region.

Africa attractiveness
The latest report from EY examining the attractiveness of investment in Africa. Designed to help businesses in their investment decisions, it includes insight into the economy and foreign direct investment in the region. Reports and surveys from previous years are also available.

Exporting

On our Exporting to Angola page you can find export guides, trade forecasts and economic and political updates.

Law and regulation

Doing business in… Country Q&A tool
Useful tool from Practical Law that allows users to compare summaries of key legal issues across several jurisdictions, including this country. Summaries cover:

  • the legal system
  • foreign investment
  • business vehicles
  • employment
  • tax
  • competition
  • intellectual property
  • marketing agreements
  • e-commerce
  • data protection
  • product liability.

Doing Business law library
World Bank
Collection of business laws and regulations from economies around the world, linking to official government sources. Topics include company law, labour, tax and trade.

Forums and support networks

Angola Area Chamber of Commerce
Business association promoting its members and the business community.

Business Council for Africa
Network supporting companies and entrepreneurs operating in West, Central and Southern Africa, aiming to encourage better business in Africa for the benefit of its member companies and the sustainable economic development of the region.

European Business Council for Africa and the Mediterranean
Federation of European organisations supporting trade and investment in Africa.

Other organisations

Invest in Africa
Platform set up by a group of international companies working in partnership to share knowledge and best practice on doing business in Africa.

Embassies and consulates

Publications

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