Investment Opportunities

We invite you to take advantage of the following investment opportunities
within Barbados’ bioscience space!

  • Medical device manufacturing
  • Pharmaceuticals manufacturing
  • Vaccine manufacturing
  • Bio-agriculture
  • Biotechnology
  • Alternative medicine and wellness
  • Diagnostics, molecular diagnostics
  • Digital health
  • Medicinal Cannabis
  • Research & Development

Barbados Tax Rates

Barbados offers a very competitive corporate tax regime, where investors pay a maximum rate of 5.5% and a minimum rate of 1.0%. The current range of tax rates in Barbados is as follows:

Taxable Income US$ Rate %
Up to $500,000 5.50
Above $500,000 to $10 million 3.00
Above $10 million to $15 million 2.50
Above $15 million 1.00

Foreign Currency Permit (FCP)

All entities that earn 100% of their income in foreign currency, can apply to
receive a FCP. These entities benefit from:

  • exemption from exchange control
  • exemption from property transfer taxes on transfers of shares or quotas
  • and other concessions for specially qualified individuals