Invest in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone's growing economy is ripe for investment. Invest now for a first-mover advantage while benefiting from our key strengths

  • Strategic location with duty-free access to key markets: Sierra Leone’s logistic connections are strong with air, land connections and one of the largest natural deep water harbours in the world, prividing access to major end-markets
  • Social and political stability: An investor-minded government is committed to improving the investment climate through business reform and investment facilitation
  • Heavy investment in infrastructure facilitates reliable transportation and business operations
  • Affordable, skilled workforce that are eager and ready for work
  • First mover advantage: 5.4M ha of arable land, emerging industries, and development opportunities are prime for investment
  • Attractive incentives regime: Favourable fiscal and non-fiscal investment incentives include reduced tax rates and tax exemptions for key sectors including tourism and agribusiness
  • Wide range of trade agreements with attractive end-markets: Sierra Leone provides duty-free access to global markets under treaties such as African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) with the United States, and the Cotonou Agreement with the European Union