Puerto Rico, U.S.A.
Gateway to the Americas
A Comfortable, Affordable Lifestyle
Famed for its white, sandy beaches and lush tropical forests, Puerto Rico offers a comfortable lifestyle with all the modern comforts of major international locations. Steady trade winds create a near-perfect, year-round warm climate. The average temperature is 82°F with moderate humidity and average annual rainfall of 63 inches.
Aggressive Tax Incentives for Attracting Business
Puerto Rico offers a highly attractive incentives package that includes a fixed corporate income tax rate – one of the lowest in comparison with any U.S. jurisdiction – various tax exemptions and special deductions, training expenses reimbursement and special tax treatment for pioneer activities.
The recently enacted Act 73 of May 28, 2008, known as “Economic Incentives for the Development of Puerto Rico Act,” makes industry operations in Puerto Rico highly profitable while stimulating additional economic development. Key provisions include:
The Port of San Juan is the 10th busiest cargo port in the world.
Puerto Rico produces 11 of the top 20 blockbuster drugs sold in the U.S and makes 90% of the world's pacemakers. Also, more than 50% of the world leading pharmaceutical companies have operations in Puerto Rico.