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Doing business in Venezuela

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

Key data

Ease of Doing Business in Venezuela
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.

Guides

Venezuela 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.

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

Doing Business in Venezuela
Guide prepared by a local firm within the UHY network which provides an overview of the relevant issues to consider when establishing a business in this country. Published in September 2015.

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

Doing Business in Venezuela
Guide from PKF International which provides an overview of the country, types of business entities, accounting, taxation and other useful information. Updated in January 2012.

Exporting

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

Law and regulation

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

British-Venezuelan Chamber of Commerce
A support network for promoting business and trade between Britain and Venezuela. [Not available in English]

Embassies and consulates

Publications

Articles and books in the Library collection

Selected books

The Business Operations in... series from Bloomberg BNA provides expert guidance on the tax aspects of expanding and operating businesses abroad.

Business Operations in Venezuela
Analysis of the business environment in Venezuela, focusing on: the economy and government, operating a business, forms of doing business, principal taxes and taxation of domestic corporations.

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