Key Business Links
U.S. Government Resources
- Department of Commerce: The U.S. Department of Commerce promotes job creation, economic growth, sustainable development and improved standards of living for all Americans by working in partnership with businesses, universities, communities and our nation’s workers.
- Export.gov: Brings together resources from across the U.S. Government to assist American businesses in planning their international sales strategies and succeed in today’s global marketplace. Export.gov also hosts information on the National Export Initiative.
- Export Import Bank of the United States: The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) is the official export credit agency of the United States. Ex-Im Bank's mission is to assist in financing the export of U.S. goods and services to international markets. Ex-Im Bank enables U.S. companies — large and small — to turn export opportunities into real sales that help to maintain and create U.S. jobs and contribute to a stronger national economy.
- National IPR Center: The National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center) stands at the forefront of the U.S. government’s response to global intellectual property (IP) theft.
- Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR): The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) is the United States government agency responsible for developing and recommending United States trade policy to the president of the United States, conducting trade negotiations at bilateral and multilateral levels, and coordinating trade policy within the government through the interagency Trade Policy Staff Committee (TPSC) and Trade Policy Review Group (TPRG).
- Overseas Private Investment Corporation: OPIC is the U.S. Government’s development finance institution. It mobilizes private capital to help solve critical world challenges and in doing so, advances U.S. foreign policy.
- The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA): The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) provides support to U.S. small businesses and small –business owners across the nation through capital (loans), access to federal contracts, and counseling.
- U.S. Trade and Development Agency: USTDA links U.S. businesses to export opportunities by funding project planning activities, pilot projects, and reverse trade missions while creating sustainable infrastructure and economic growth in partner countries.
- Cape Verde and the IMF
- World Bank Data Cape Verde
- Heritage Foundation’s Index of Economic Freedom
- IMD World Competitiveness Scoreboard
- TI Corruption Index
- Millennium Challenge Account Cape Verde/ MCA Cape Verde publishes all tenders under the MCC compact II
- Instituto Nacional de Estatistica de Cabo Verde
- Cape Verde's Central Bank
- Cape Verdean Government Official Website Cached - Similarprovides information on ministries and major infrastructure projects.
- National Chambers of Commerce:
Capeverdean Chamber of Commerce and Industry - Sotavento
Capeverdean Chamber of Commerce and Industry - Barlavento
Cabo Verde Investimentos provides investment information and assistance for a business or a foreign enterprise interested in investment in Cape Verde.