Antigua and Barbuda is a twin island state located in the Eastern Caribbean. The major island Antigua is 108 square miles in size with a resident population of approximately 65,000 with more than one-third of the population living in the capital city of St. John's. Barbuda has a population of 1500 with its principal community in Codrington.


There are many benefits of going offshore in Antigua and Barbuda, 2 of which are tax avoidance and asset protection. Read on to find out more about these and other benefits available.

Additionally, Antigua and Barbuda (hereinafter referred to as "Antigua") is a member of the Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM) an economic organization of Caribbean States.

Antigua boasts of political stability with a parliamentary democracy fashioned from the British Parliamentary system.

English is the official language.

Antigua possesses the most thriving tourist industry in the Eastern Caribbean and with its modern, multinational community, enjoys one of the highest standards of living in the Caribbean.

Its financial / offshore industry and commercial activities have grown tremendously since its Independence and there has been the collateral development of a unique infrastructure to support its commercial and financial activities.

In Antigua, business communications are excellent. Worldwide direct dialing systems of telephone, telex and facsimile are supported by daily air links to the major cities of the USA, Canada and Europe and to the world's major capital markets.

The currency in Antigua is the Eastern Caribbean Dollar which is fixed to the United States at the rate of US$1.00 to E.C.$2.70.

The combination of excellent service, modern corporate and fiscal legislation affords an extremely attractive environment for the establishment of offshore corporations and its international banks, local banks, law firms, tax advisors, accounting firms and trust companies service very well the needs of the offshore financial industry.

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