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Investment Climate Statements 2015

Investment Climate Statements provide country-specific information and assessments prepared by U.S. embassies and diplomatic missions abroad on investment laws and practices in those countries. Select a report below to learn about the investment climate in that economy. Click here for a text-only version of this page.



Legal Disclaimer: The Department of State provides the information contained in the Investment Climate Statements solely for our readers’ information. Every effort has been made to provide accurate and complete information. However neither the U.S. Government nor the Department of State guarantees or assumes any legal liability for the accuracy, completeness, nor usefulness of any information disclosed in the Investment Climate Statements.


About the Investment Climate Statements

An important component of our economic diplomacy, the Investment Climate Statements cover a breadth of topics that can help U.S. investors make informed investment decisions. The reports contain information about:

  • Market barriers
  • Business risk
  • Legal and regulatory system
  • Dispute resolution
  • Corruption
  • Political violence
  • Labor issues
  • Intellectual property rights
  • And much more

These statements are also included as Chapter 6 in the Department of Commerce’s Country Commercial Guides, which can be found on the U.S. Department of Commerce's website.

For more information on the investment climate in a specific economy, you can reach out to the point of contact identified at the end of each report.

For all other inquiries, or to provide suggestions on how to improve the Investment Climate Statements, please contact the Office of Investment Affairs at the U.S. Department of State at, or at (202) 736-4907. We appreciate your comments.


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