Canada

QUICK FACTS Capital city: Ottawa Population: 37,314,442 (1 January 2019) GDP in Current prices: USD $1,733.7 billion (2018) GDP real growth: 1.8% (2018) Area: 9,984,670 km² (land 9,093,507 km²) Government: Federal parliamentary constitutional monarchy Monarch: Queen Elizabeth II Governor-General: Julie Payette Prime Minister: Justin Trudeau Currency: Canadian dollar (CAD) HDI: 12th (2018) Ease of doing […]

VANUATU

QUICK FACTS Full name: Republic of Vanuata Capital city: Port Vila Population: 286,291 (1 January 2019 estimate) GDP in Current prices: USD $957 million (2018 estimate) GDP real growth: 3.8% (2018) Area: 12,189 km² (of which, land c. 4,700 km²) Government: Unitary parliamentary republic President: Tallis Obed Moses Chancellor: Charlot Salwai Currency: Vanuatu (VUV) HDI: […]

UNITED KINGDOM

QUICK FACTS           Full name: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Capital city: London Population: 66,040,229 (30 June 2017) GDP in Current prices: USD $2,808.90 billion (2018) GDP real growth: 1.4% (2018) Area: 242,495 km² Government: Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy Monarch: Queen Elizabeth II Prime Minister: Theresa May Currency: […]

AUSTRIA

QUICK FACTS           Full name: Republic of Austria Capital city: Vienna Population: 8,857,960 (2018) GDP in Current prices: USD $459.40 billion (2018) GDP real growth: 2.8% (2018) Area: 83,871 km² Government: Federal parliamentary republic President: Dr. Alexander Van der Bellen Chancellor: Sebastian Kurz Currency: Euro (€) (EUR) HDI: 20th (2018) Ease […]

Latvia

          QUICK FACTS Full name: Republic of Latvia Capital city: Riga Population: 1,934,379 (2018) GDP in Current prices: USD $30.3 billion (2017) GDP real growth: 4.5% (2017) Area: 64,573 km² Government: Unitary parliamentary constitutional republic President: Raimonds Vejonis Prime Minister: Krisjanis Karins Currency: Euro (€) (EUR) HDI: 41st (2018) Ease of […]

Moldova

            QUICK FACTS Full name: Republic of Moldova Capital city: Chisinau Population: 3,547,539 (1 January 2018) GDP in Current Prices: USD $9.56 billion (2017) GDP real growth: 4.5% (2017) Area: 32,870 km² (including Transnistria) Government: Unitary parliamentary constitutional republic President: Igor Dodon Prime Minister: Pavel Filip Currency: Moldovan Leu (MDL) […]

Grenada

            QUICK FACTS Capital city: St. George’s Population: 107,825 (2017) GDP in Current prices: USD $1.12 billion (2017) GDP growth: 5.1% (2017) Area: 340 km² Government: Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy Monarch: Queen Elizabeth II Governor-General: Cecile La Grenade Prime Minister: Keith Mitchell Currency: East Caribbean dollar (XCD) HDI: 75th (2018) […]

Montenegro

          QUICK FACTS Capital city:Podgorica Population:622,359 (1 January 2018) GDP in Current Prices:USD $4.78 billion (2017) GDP real growth:4.3% (2017) Area:13,812 km²(land 13,452 km²) Government:Unitary parliamentary constitutional republic President:Milo Dukanovic Prime Minister:Dusko Markovic Currency:Euro (€) (EUR) HDI:50th(2018) Ease of doing business index:50th (2018/19) Time Zone: GMT + 1 Dialling code:382 Montenegro […]

Portugal

          QUICK FACTS Full name: Portuguese Republic Capital city:Lisbon Population:10,291,027 (2017) GDP in Current Prices:USD $218.0 billion (2017) GDP real growth:2.7% (2017) Area:92,212 km² Government: Unitary Semi-presidential constitutional republic President:Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa Prime Minister:Antonio Costa Currency:Euro (€) (EUR) HDI:42nd (2018) Ease of doing business index:34th (2018/19) Time Zone: GMT + […]

Malta

            QUICK FACTS Full name: Republic of Malta Capital city: Valletta Population: 475,701 (31 December 2017) GDP in Current Prices: USD $12.54 billion (2017) GDP real growth: 6.6% (2017) Area: 316 km2 Government: Unitary parliamentary constitutional republic President: Marie Louise Coleiro Preca Prime Minister: Joseph Muscat Currency: Euro (€) (EUR) […]

Antigua and Barbuda

          QUICK FACTS Capital city: St. John’s Population: 102,012 (2017) GDP in Current prices: USD $1.52 billion (2017) GDP growth: 2.8% (2017) Area: 440 km² Government: Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy Monarch: Queen Elizabeth II Governor-General: Rodney Williams Prime Minister: Gaston Browne Currency: East Caribbean dollar (XCD) HDI: 70th (2018) Ease of […]

Dominica

            QUICK FACTS Full name: Commonwealth of Dominica Capital city: Roseau Population: 73,925 (2017) GDP in Current prices: USD $560 million (2017) GDP growth: -4.7% (2017) Area: 750 km² Government: Unitary parliamentary republic President: Charles Savarin Prime Minister: Roosevelt Skerrit Currency: East Caribbean dollar (XCD) HDI: 103rd (2018) Ease of […]

Saint Kitts and Nevis

            QUICK FACTS Capital city: Basseterre Population: 55,345 (2017) GDP in Current prices: USD $992.0 million (2017) GDP growth: 1.2% (2017) Area: 261 km² Government: Federal parliamentary constitutional monarchy Monarch: Queen Elizabeth II Governor-General: Sir S.W. Tapley Seaton Prime Minister: Timothy Harris Currency: East Caribbean dollar (XCD) HDI: 72nd (2018) […]

Saint Lucia

            QUICK FACTS Capital city: Castries Population: 178,844 (2017) GDP in Current prices: USD $1.71 billion (2017) GDP growth: 3.0% (2017) Area: 617 km² Government: Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy Monarch: Queen Elizabeth II Governor-General: Neville Cenac Prime Minister: Allen Chastanet Currency: East Caribbean dollar (XCD) HDI: 90th (2018) Ease of […]

Development Support Program (DSP)

(Thursday, 15th November 2018) In 2017, GKIS was appointed the exclusive partner and distributor of the Development Support Program by Pan Oceanic Limited Vanuatu. Qualified incumbents can be granted citizenship of Vanuatu and travel visa-free or with preferred visa-on-arrival terms to 128 countries. DSP Features The Development Support Program (DSP) was established in 2016 as […]

The movement of the investment migration industry along the lifecycle curve

(Thursday, 15th November 2018) by Daniel Huber, group head of agent services, Henley & Partners This article intends to give a brief overview of the investment migration industry while also speculating on its future development. The development of any industry over time is subject to industry lifecycle theory1, which attempts to explain the various stages […]

The critical role of regional centers in the EB-5 industry

(Wednesday, 14th November 2018) By Patrick F. Hogan CMB Regional Centers Immigration by investment through the EB-5 program can be undertaken in one of two ways. There is the Regional Center Program and there is what is commonly referred to as a direct EB-5 investment. It is critical to remember that an EB-5 investment is […]

A client focused approach to citizenship by investment

(Wednesday, 14th November 2018) by Cindy Emmanuel-McLean, consulting partner at TM ANTOINE Partners   TM ANTOINE Partners Advisory has carved out a special place in the citizenship by investment landscape of Saint Lucia, the Caribbean and the globe. As an authorised agent, registered in Saint Lucia, we do not just help clients submit their applications […]

St. Kitts And Nevis Citizenship By Investment Programme

(Wednesday, 14th November 2018) by the St. Kitts Investment Promotion Agency   St. Kitts & Nevis ranked first in the Caribbean region for its citizenship by investment (CBI) programme, in the 2018 Passport Index, released by leading international CBI firm, Henley & Partners. This is a significant accomplishment for St. Kitts & Nevis as the […]

The importance of holding a European residence permit card: backup plan solution for you and your family!

(Wednesday, 14th November 2018) Tiago Camara CEO PTGoldenVisa.com   Global residency and citizenship, are an increasingly important aspect of private and professional life of this new trend of global citizens. Diversification of both business and personal affairs through multiple residences or citizenships can deliver an increased quality of life, mobility, security, educational options, and improved […]

The Portuguese Golden Visa or residence permit

(Wednesday, 14th November 2018) by Filipe Espinha Strategic and Legal Solutions Creator, Attorney at Law   Why Portugal? In the current era of economic and political uncertainty, a home away from home makes more and more sense. In a complex, unstable and difficult world, such a home should be in a peaceful, safe and stable […]

Montenegro as a key destination for investors and a new home for global citizens

(Tuesday, 13th November 2018) by Bojana Minic investment consultant and founder of Lifestyle Montenegro info@lifestylemontenegro.com The tiny Mediterranean country, settled between the borders of other ex Yugoslavia member states, is in a spotlight for a rapid and sustainable growth. The beautiful blend of stunning mountains and clear sea with a combination of average 240 sunny […]