Namibia Investment Promotion and Development Board



Conducive business environment

Namibia is ranked amongst the world’s most politically stable countries. The Namibian Government is committed to stimulating economic growth through the attraction and retention of investments.

Rated an upper-middle income country, Namibia offers a business-friendly environment with a thriving “mixed” economy in which companies are free to compete. The investment climate that is backed by effective systems, processes and institutions and one of the most politically stable environments on the Continent.

Strategic location as a gateway to Africa and beyond

Namibia is strategically located in the south-western point of Africa. With two world-class ports at Walvis Bay and Lüderitz, Namibia is well positioned to serve as the gateway to her neighbouring countries including South Africa, Angola, Zambia and beyond. Namibia’s integrated transportation system of well-maintained tarred roads and rail networks and preferred trade routes provide investors with easy, quick and cost-effective access to the markets of Southern Africa, West Africa and the world at large, thereby providing for favourable conditions for long-term investments and access to larger markets.

A new and collaborative approach to doing business

Namibia is on a strong drive to evolve from extractive investments towards value adding activities and new ventures. As a country, we have introduced a new diversification strategy. Going forward, our priority sectors for diversification include, renewable energy, the food industry, chemicals and basic materials, transport and logistics, digital and global business services, metals, mining and adjacent industries, as well as machinery and electronics.

This vision and ambition enjoys the highest-level of political support with His Excellency, President Hage G. Geingob, reiterating his commitment to ensuring that Namibia becomes the investment destination of choice in Africa.

A place to live, explore and thrive

A rugged land of contrasting beauty, is home to breath-taking landscapes, vast open spaces and richly endowed with natural resources.

The country offers travellers, entrepreneurs and investors the freedom and space to create, grow, innovate and shape their future and that of Namibia. Renowned as one of the top global destinations for stargazing, Namibia offers some of the world’s most pristine and least polluted skies in the world, as well as a dynamic and sustainable tourism sector.

Visitors to Namibia can expect to enjoy over 300 days of sunshine per year, unspoilt and varied landscapes, stunning biodiversity, spectacular wildlife and her rich cultural heritage of a diverse population. There is much to discover in Namibia!

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