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ARUBA. Two steps ahead


More than 70% of Aruba’s GDP is linked to tourism and plans to diversify the economy will open new niches

Behind a beautiful place to live and do business lie effective governance, economic resilience, a green vision and a progressive social commitment Aug 24, 2012

Finance | North America & Caribbean | Aruba


The Green Gateway


The Cabinet of Prime Minister Mike Eman intends to increase the number of public-private partnerships, particularly on infrastructure projects such as the four-lane ‘Green Corridor’ that will link Oranjestad and San Nicolas

The Cabinet of Prime Minister Mike Eman intends to increase the number of public-private partnerships, particularly on infrastructure projects such as... Aug 24, 2012

Finance | North America & Caribbean | Aruba


The third economic pillar


Aruba captures ‘economic crosswinds’ from three major trading blocks

Strong U.S., links, longstanding Dutch connections and a geostrategic location combine to position Aruba as a robust gateway between the U.S., the EU and... Aug 24, 2012

Finance | North America & Caribbean | Aruba


A comprehensive ‘toolbox’ for diversification




The Aruban government is using a wide variety of tools to reshape the nation and vie for international investment dollars Aug 24, 2012

Industry & Trade | North America & Caribbean | Aruba


An island of opportunities


The Central Bank of Aruba supervises the solidity and integrity of the financial system

This small tropical country is experiencing strong economic stability and attracting foreign investors. Aug 24, 2012

Industry & Trade | North America & Caribbean | Aruba


Banking sector strives toward sustainability


Marcelline Richardson Managing Director of Aruba Bank and Frendsel Giel Managing Director of Aruba Investment Bank

With economic stability and international investors, the island’s banks are able to invest the money back into the country Aug 24, 2012

Finance | North America & Caribbean | Aruba


The Aruba attraction


Mike de Meza, Minister of Finance, Communication, Utilities and Energy, strongly supports the government's green tech initiatives

This economically stable Caribbean island has shown significant growth in the visitors and business it attracts. Aug 24, 2012

Industry & Trade | North America & Caribbean | Aruba


SETAR keeps Aruba online, all the time




This telecommunication company is modernizing the industry for the Caribbean Island Aug 24, 2012

Telecoms & ICT | North America & Caribbean | Aruba


More than just a Jolley holiday in Aruba


SUDESH MANICHAND, Managing Director of Jolley Holding

From souvenir shops and car rental agencies to car dealerships and bookstores, Jolley Holding is one of the top service providers in all its areas of business Aug 24, 2012

Finance | North America & Caribbean | Aruba


Teamwork tackles infrastructure


Oslin Benito Sevinger,Minister of Integration, Infrastructure and Environment

Public-private partnerships will help make massive plans for new and upgraded infrastructure a reality Aug 23, 2012

Infrastructure | North America & Caribbean | Aruba


Reina Beatrix Airport, the face of Aruba


The Aruban Airport Authority is investing some $20 million in enhancing the airport’s facilities

Most of Aruba’s visitors enjoy the convenience of air travel by flying into Aruba’s state-of-the-art Reina Beatrix International Airport Aug 23, 2012

Infrastructure | North America & Caribbean | Aruba


Infrastructure experts keep Aruba on top




Multidisciplinary company Albo Aruba boasts the best expertise in Aruba’s construction sector. Aug 23, 2012

Infrastructure | North America & Caribbean | Aruba


Setting new healthy standards

Dr. Richard Visser
Minister of Public Health and Sports, Aruba

Minister of Public Health and Sports Dr. Richard Visser shares with United World Aruba’s... Mar 30, 2012



LOCATION:   

Caribbean, island in the Caribbean Sea, north of Venezuela

 

AREA:   

total: 180 sq km



CLIMATE:   

tropical marine; little seasonal temperature variation

 

NATURAL RESOURCES:   

NEGL; white sandy beaches

 

LANGUAGES:   

Papiamento update paises set descripcion = a Spanish-Portuguese-Dutch-English dialect) 66.3%, Spanish 12.6%, English update paises set descripcion = widely spoken) 7.7%, Dutch update paises set descripcion = official) 5.8%, other 2.2%, unspecified or unknown 5.3% update paises set descripcion = 2000 census)

 

POPULATION:   

107,635 update paises set descripcion = July 2012 est.)

 

GOVERNMENT TYPE:   

parliamentary democracy

 

CAPITAL:   

name: Oranjestad

 

GDP - real growth rate:   

2.4% update paises set descripcion = 2005 est.)

 

GDP - composition by sector:   

agriculture: 0.4%

industry: 33.3%

services: 66.3% update paises set descripcion = 2002 est.)

 

AGRICULTURE - products:   

aloes; livestock; fish

 

INDUSTRIES:   

tourism, transshipment facilities, banking

 

EXPORTS:   

$4.348 billion update paises set descripcion = 2011 est.)

 

IMPORTS:   

$4.722 billion update paises set descripcion = 2011 est.)



AIRPORTS:   

1 update paises set descripcion = 2012)

 

PORTS AND TERMINALS:   

Barcadera, Oranjestad, Sint Nicolaas



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