Anguilla

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Economic outlines and opportunities for innovation


Anguilla’s main economic activities are tourism, offshore banking, fishing and remittances from emigrants. General activity in the tourism sector initiated growth in the construction sector, contributing to economic development.

Anguilla has put substantial effort into further developing the offshore financial sector.

Key opportunities for innovation

Opportunities for innovation and green economy exist in all sectors including tourism, fisheries, agriculture, technology and education. In particular, education and STEM approach (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) represent the backbone of innovation and economic development.

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18.528442, -63.042297
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About

Member state: United Kingdom
Surface (km2): 132
EEZ (km2): 92 178
Population (2011): 13 534
Capital: The Valley
Languages: English
GDP per capita (€ – 2012): 16 216
Main economic sectors: Tourism, Finance
Government website: www.gov.ai

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News

  • The Caribbean after Irma

    It is the cost of the region’s unimaginable natural beauty that, by the caprice of fate, there is the periodic risk of ruin. There is nothing to be said of this past week’s tragedies that has not yet been said, and our hearts go out to the people who died.What needs to be said is […]    Read More
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  • Anguillian concept for harnessing waves power

    Jibri Lewis, an Anguillian student studying at MIT, has developed his own concept for harnessing the power of ocean waves. And, it might just make its way to Anguilla for testing!Video storyOcta Innovation WebsiteFacebookGoogle+LinkedinTwitter    Read More
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  • OCTA Innovation BRUZZ events

    OCTA Innovation Brussels BRUZZ events rise the visibility of the OCTs through direct interacting with the Brussels audience but also to the world wide audience due to the high OCTA Innovation visibility and due to the high press coverage. Last BRUZZ event was devoted to Turks and Caicos Islands. Honourable Premier Sharlene Cartwright-Robinson with her […]    Read More
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  • Innovation News

  • The Caribbean after Irma

    It is the cost of the region’s unimaginable natural beauty that, by the caprice of fate, there is the periodic risk of ruin. There is nothing to be said of this past week’s tragedies that has not yet been said, and our hearts go out to the people who died.What needs to be said is […]    Read More
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  • Regional Innovation Workshop in Sint Maarten, 5-7 October

    Caribbean regional workshop will take place 5-7 October 2015 at Sint Maarten. The main aim of the activity is to improve OCTs and OCTA’s capacities and ensure better exchange of experience and expertise in Innovation by gathering the IMs and other relevant stakeholders in regional workshops and a project conference, which would contribute to facilitate […]    Read More
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  • Joint Statement By UK Overseas Territories Leaders

    BVI, 27 July 2015 – Hamilton, Bermuda – July 24: We, the elected Leaders and or Representatives of the Overseas Territories, met on 23rd – 24th July 2015, to discuss issues of mutual interest and the forthcoming Joint Ministerial Council Meeting (JMC), with UK Ministers to be held in December 2015 in London. The purpose […]    Read More
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  • Reports

  • Anguilla – Sustainable Tourism Master Plan

    The sustainable tourism master plan 2010 – 2020 for Anguilla, is carrying out an ambitious vision of the Anguilla tourism: ‘We are a premier Caribbean destination known for our world class beaches; pristine azure waters; top class resorts and restaurants; relaxed ambience; sense of place, peace and tranquility in a safe setting among a friendly […]    Read More
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