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GLO-DJIGBE INDUSTRIAL ZONE, Benin Africa

GLO-DJIGBE INDUSTRIAL ZONE

An integrated industrial platform in Benin

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Set to be operational by early 2022, the Glo-Djigbé Industrial Zone (GDIZ) is located just 45 km from Cotonou and is dedicated to the local transformation of agricultural product including cotton, cashews, pineapples, shea nuts and soybeans, among others. GDIZ is expected to attract an investment of at least $1.4 billion in the first phase to create about 12,000 jobs. GDIZ is a public-private partnership between the Republic of Benin and ARISE IIP.

Laurent Gangbes, Director General of the Investment and Export Promotion Agency (APIEx) of Benin
"This special economic zone is designed to be a modern industrial park, respecting the highest environmental and social standards, and intended to provide services to different industries."

Laurent Gangbes,

Director General of the Investment and Export Promotion Agency (APIEx) of Benin

KEY FEATURES

GDIZ offers a wide variety of convenient, reliable and integrated logistical services.

Jobs created at GSEZ NKOK

Commercial space

GSEZ NKOK Warehouse

Warehouses

GSEZ NKOK Logistic park

Truck terminal

Dedicated Power Plant at GSEZ NKOK

Dedicated power supply

GSEZ NKOK Dedicated Water Supply

Water tanks

Water treatment plant at GDIZ Benin Africa

Common effluent treatment station

Police station at PIA Togo Africa

Police station

GSEZ NKOK Fire station

Fire station

Medical center at PIA Togo Africa

Medical Centre

GSEZ NKOK Single Window Clearance Office

Single window clearance system

GDIZ offers a set of fiscal and administrative advantages facilitating the set-up and operations of businesses hosted in the industrial zone.

GDIZ is an integrated multi-sector economic zone focusing on the agro-processing industry, from the manufacturing of local cotton into textile to the processing of local food products.

Tax saving at GSEZ NKOK

100% relief on income tax

Business tax at GSEZ NKOK

100% relief on customs duties set on importing raw materials, building materials, industrial machines and equipment

Corporate taxation at PIA Togo Africa

100% VAT exemption

Payroll at PIA Togo Africa

100% capital gains tax exemption

Open storage at PIA Togo Africa

100% relief from export oriented goods manufactured in Industrial Zone

Direct foreign investments at GSEZ NKOK

100% on repatriation of profits

Arise Industrial hub - INCREASED COMPETITIVENESS, IMPROVED RESILIENCE

100% on commerce duties for the 15-nation Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) region

Residential area at PIA Togo Africa

No property taxes