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Manager Portrait



The Government of Sao Tome and Principe intends to achieve the country's sustainable economic development, adopt policies aimed at developing the free trade area and the movement of people, goods and services, and resolve restrictions associated with non-trade barriers.

It is also intended to intensify political, economic and social relations to take better advantage of the country's proximity to other countries in the region.

It is therefore expected that the country will experience a new era in view of the new opportunities that open up, taking advantage of all its natural, human and financial resources.
Foreign investment makes a fundamental contribution to the growth of Sao Tome and Principe and to the country's economic development.

Sao Tome and Principe is looking for entrepreneurs and companies with the following characteristics:

  • Long-term survival – Operational continuity with strategic independence and a millennium vision.

  • That attracts sustained growth – Positive evolution of sales, assets, equity and company value over time.

  • Adequate profitability – obtaining a level of return compatible with investment, employee compensation and shareholder compensation and adds value to the national/local economy.

  • Capacity for innovation – Flexible adaptation to market evolution and permanent generation of new processes, products and services.

In diplomatic terms, businessmen and investors will not have barriers with regard to the business environment with the countries with which Sao Tome and Principe maintains diplomatic relations.

The country has a high-level vision and there is an opportunity to look for models and structuring projects and investors who are up to the challenge.

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