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  • The production of commodities
  • Activities relating directly or indirectly to commodities, derivatives, futures, and options
  • Commodities and derivatives fund management and advisory services
  • Security and commodity contracts brokerage or proprietary trading of own account, including facilitating and supporting such businesses
  • The provision of electronic marketplace for the purpose of facilitating the buying and selling of commodities, derivatives, futures and options products including commodities contracts, futures commodity contracts, and commodity options


  • Research and experimental development in nature sciences and bio engineering - including the development of biomedical devices and pharmaceuticals
  • Provision of professional, scientific, and technical skills levels are required - for example, life and natural sciences technology related consulting and analysis services
  • Engineering design and manufacturing of special-purpose machinery and components of natural sciences and environmental technology sectors


  • Electronic publishing, including the development and digital publication of e-books and digital magazines
  • The development if digital libraries and catalogs
  • The development of  digital publication of music, film, TV new media, leisure and entertainment and news, including programming and broadcasting
  • Advertising and marketing, market research and information services


  • Telecommunications and related service activities - this includes activities involving wired, wireless, satellite technologies to transmit voice, sound or video.
  • Computer programming, consultancy, and related services
  • Data processing, hosting and related activities, and web portals
  • Engineering design and manufacturing of special-purpose machinery and components for the ICT sector.


 Shipping and Maritime Sector

  • Ship owners/operators/managers/brokers & financiers
  • Maritime research and data management
  • Head offices
  • Freight trading and brokerage business
  • Crew salaries and benefits processing companies
  • Bunker brokerage
  • Computer programming, consultancy and related services
  • Management consulting
  • Specialized services to the maritime sector

Aviation Sector

  • Airlines: Commercial air transport operation 
  • Aerospace - related service
  • Manufacturing and management

setup-in-cec.pngYou’ve been thinking about launching your start-up or expanding your existing enterprise internationally to tap into lucrative new markets. What’s holding you back? Concerns about protecting your IP, oppressive legislation and taxation or H1B visa problems? Over 250 companies have discovered that Cayman Enterprise City is the ideal solution to grow their business internationally. The tax-neutral Cayman Islands welcome and encourage entrepreneurship, and this Caribbean business hub could be exactly what you need to grow your business globally from a tax-neutral, appropriately regulated jurisdiction with good IP protection. It has a business-friendly environment, first-world infrastructure, excellent service providers, tropical climate, and a high-quality lifestyle.  Plus you can get 5 year renewable work/residency visas for staff from anywhere in the world within 5 working days. There are no restrictions on the number visas you can get or the number of people you can place in your Cayman office. Therefore, there are no barriers to the growth of your company.

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Setting up your company offshore with a physical presence in Cayman Enterprise City can help you achieve your goals faster: Here’s what you need to know.

If your business falls into one of the categories listed in the table above, then your company should be able to fit into the Special Economic Zone.

We then need to know:

  • The intended activities of your zone company, so we can check the SEZ Law to ensure your business can be licensed in the zone.
  • How many staff members you want to place in your Cayman office
  • The amount of office space you need
  • Your technology needs

CEC-Map.jpgIf you decide to set up in this vibrant tech hub, the offshore company formation process is quick and efficient and can be done remotely from anywhere, subject to meeting the due diligence requirements.

  • We introduce you to a Cayman corporate services provider which is regulated by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA), to set up a Special Economic Zone Company for you. They will outline their full list of due diligence requirements.
  • You complete the online application through our online portal from anywhere in the world, you provide certain paperwork and we submit your application to the Special Economic Zone Authority.
  • Your application will be processed within 5 days and then 5-year Work/Residency visas for your staff can also be processeding 5 working days. (Subject to a clean police clearance from your current country of residence, a medical and other requirements.)
  • The entire process is fast - Your business can be licensed and your staff legally working in your Cayman office within 4-6 weeks.
  • We have excellent well-established relationships with local service providers and you will receive tremendous value-added services including introductions to leading accounting firms and law firms who can assist you with the set up and support your business.
  • We can assist with introductions to Cayman’s leading banks to set up all your offshore banking and international banking needs.
  • We can make introductions to real estate professionals that will find you, your family and staff that ideal place to live.
  • Our packages are fully-turnkey and 100% occupancy ready. Plus, they are fully scalable at any time.
  • We act as your Cayman wing-man with local knowledge and expertise that will help guide you through your set-up and point you in the right direction, the first time, to avoid costly mistakes of trying to set up in a new country by yourself!
  • We are the single point of contact for all your set-up requirements. We hold your hand through the process from initial engagements, throughout your application process, your corporate relocation to Cayman as well as providing ongoing support for your company and staff when you are here.

That’s it! We told you it was easy. Our CEC pros then take over your offshore company formation process while you pack your sandals. 

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Here’s what some clients say about their corporate relocation to CEC: 

  • In my last 25 years of living and working in 7 different countries, no international move was so well-organised and stress-free as my move to the Cayman Islands thanks to Cayman Enterprise City. This is a one stop solution to the business relocation at its finest. Well done!

    Alexandre Kotcherguine

    Direct Capital Solutions.

  • They say a company is as good as its people, well CEC is testament to that! Setting up was easy, trouble free and efficient.

    Frank Coles

    CEO Maritime Innovations SEZC.

  • The head office of our global company is in Vancouver and we set up in CEC because it ticked all our boxes. We looked at several other jurisdictions for our international holdings but CEC made it easy and cost-effective and provided a licensing and immigration solution in a one stop shop.

    Michael Kader

    President of AirG Global Holdings SEZC and Legal Counsel.

  • We made the very brave decision to move from California to Grand Cayman and the ‘Rolling out of the red carpet’ ease that Cayman Enterprise City offered in coordinating all of the paperwork needed was fantastic.

    Deborah Gill

    World Archives SEZC.

  • We set up a presence with Cayman Enterprise City and it’s been great to be part of a larger zone, where we meet and network with other zone companies and likeminded entrepreneurs.

    Jeff Jackubiak

    Managing Partner, Valerian Capital SEZC.

  • We have established and operated businesess is 4 countries in the last 20 years and the CEC helped make our move to Cayman our most successful venture yet - we couldn't have done it without you!

    Richard Abbott

    CEO, Abbott Aerospace SEZC.

  • I decided to move to the Cayman Islands a year ago for business opportunities made viable through Cayman Enterprise City. It was definitely the most enjoyable immigration experience that I have had in my last 15 years of emigrating, living and working in 4 different countries.

    Javier Bustos

    Top Rock Enterprises SEZC Ltd.

  • Setting up a business within Cayman Enterprise City is easy, fast and affordable. I would recommend the experience to any entrepreneur or business owner who wants to take advantage of Cayman’s tax neutral status and relocate to this beautiful island.

    Andrew West

    CEO, Whose Around Me SEZC.

  • I strongly recommend Cayman Enterprise City for anyone who wants to set up a real business presence in the Cayman Islands. The ideal one-stop solution, with fast and efficient setup process and excellent ongoing customer service.

    Todor Georgiev

    CEO, Thracian Capital Management SEZC.

  • I am very pleased we set up the business in CEC. They made it really easy to relocate here all the way from Australia with little knowledge of Cayman Islands. Cayman is a perfect International Business location, the time zone is great for collaborating with my clients in Brazil.

    Rowan Harris

    Director, NEXX SEZC.

  • CEC has cultivated a friendly, supportive business climate. The members of the CEC team guided our company through a seamless transition to the Cayman Islands which has allowed us to leverage the many advantages of the economic zone and to grow our business toward its full potential.

    Vlad Aldea

    Director, ATNV Management SEZC Inc.

  • Cayman Enterprise City has presented advantages for our company that would be hard to find elsewhere.

    Jim Robertson

    CEO, Nu-Life Solutions SEZC.

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