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Doing business in Belize

A selection of books, guides and useful links to help you explore the key issues for doing business in Belize.

Key data

Ease of Doing Business in Belize
Summary of comprehensive annual data collated by the World Bank giving key indicators for business and economic conditions. Includes information on typical business procedures, showing time to complete and associated costs for each step.


Belize 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.

Belize Trade and Investment Zone
Service provided by the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) with information on Belize's economy including key sector performance. Also covers trading and the country's investment regime.

The Belize Trade and Investment Development Service (BELTRAIDE) aims to help international and local investors establish and develop a business in Belize. Site includes information for investors on industry opportunities and practical information on doing business and establishing a company Belize.

Belize: Guide to Doing Business
Guide published by legal firm Lex Mundi in 2016, providing an overview of the legal and business environment in Belize.

Doing Business in Latin America
Guide prepared by Moore Stephens member firms on doing business with or in this region, covering Belize. It also provides useful information for those living and working in Belize either temporarily or permanently. Published in December 2015.


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

Forums and support networks

Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry
A business network to help members develop a business in Belize.

Articles and books in the Library collection

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