The Economy

As a modern, vibrant, and low tax jurisdiction, exceptional professional infrastructure and presently with EU membership, Gibraltar provides the extensive scope of services that local and international investors require. Fully compliant with European standards of regulation, Gibraltar is home to numerous international trading entities and financial services companies. Gibraltar’s economy has often been described as ‘running on all cylinders’, with its impressive economic growth because of several unique influences;  

The Finance Centre – Banks, trust and company managers, insurance and reinsurance companies, funds, and high-quality subsidiary services such as accountancy, legal practices, communications and IT providers, have all made Gibraltar the first-class international business hub that it is today.

Tourism – Over 10m people visit Gibraltar every year, for business and leisure.

Maritime Services – Another vibrant factor of the economy that has brought prosperity to Gibraltar, with vessel bunkering a longstanding and prominent sector.

E-Gaming - Gibraltar rightly enjoys an international reputation as a centre of excellence in this ever-evolving industry.

The prosperous economic performance of this unique European jurisdiction has been reflected in ways that benefit the whole community, with considerable public spending on public provisions including health, education and social services. Gibraltar’s relentless pursuit and implementation of policies that create and sustain a stable environment have seen rising levels of business activity and investor confidence.