Opportunities for investment

As economic growth in the country continues, the government of Equatorial Guinea is actively seeking foreign investment and expertise.

Investment and expertise is needed in projects ranging from transport, hospitals, industrial plants and schools, offering a range of incentives and benefits for companies or individuals seeking to invest or work in Equatorial Guinea.

There are over 800 construction projects that will strengthen the country’s infrastructure, promote tourism and investment. These represent a significant opportunity for foreign investors.

These opportunities and more are discussed in a recent webinar, hosted by UKTI and the Embassy of Equatorial Guinea, wherein the fields of agriculture, fisheries, and professional and financial services were highlighted.

More specific investment opportunities are as follows:

Major investment opportunities in the livestock sector:

  1.  Slaughterhouse and animal vaccination centre
  2.   Swine production
  3.   Eggs  production
  4.   Broilers production
  5.    Livestock production

Major investment opportunities in the agricultural sector:

  1. Production and processing of cocoa and coffee
  2. Processing of juices and derivatives
  3. Production and processing of palm oil
  4. Production and processing of coconut oil
  5. Manufacture of soap
  6. Manufacture of fertilizers
  7.  Production and processing of cassava
  8. Production and processing of sugarcane
  9. Salt refineries
  10.  Agribusiness

  1. New hotels and resorts
  2. Ecotourism and safaris
  3. Water sports
  4. Improvement of the transport infrastructure
  5. Workshops and trainings in the tourism sector (Human Resources)

  1. Improve inter-banks payment
  2. Promote new financial infrastructure (financial hub of the region)
  3. Establishment of centres for training and management and business schools


Main opportunities in the fisheries sector:

  1. Development of aquaculture in salt and fresh water
  2. Seafood processing plant
  3. Fisheries production
  4. Supply of fishing vessels
  5. Artisanal fishing
  6. Installation and repair of nets and gear

Main opportunities in the petrochemical sector:

  1. Refining and recycling of industrial waste
  2. Paint Industry
  3. Asphalt Industry
  4. Retreading tires
  5. Recycling of plastics

Main opportunities in the transport sector.

  1. Commercial Airlines
  2. Cargo transportation
  3. Intercity transport network
  4. Taxi companies