ABOUT PUERTO RICO

GEOGRAPHY AND CLIMATE

Puerto Rico is an island strategically located in the middle of the Caribbean, just between North and South America and east of Central America. It is beautiful all year long. The white sand beaches, great weather and their warm people are the perfect combination to make this your business link to the western hemisphere.

POPULATION

Of the 3.8 millions of US citizens living in Puerto Rico, 1.2 millions constitute its skilled working force. Many of these have completed their college education and are bilingual.

ECONOMY

Puerto Rico beats to the pulsating rhythm of the industry, with over 2,361 diversified industrial plants producing and shipping everything from apparel and pharmaceuticals to computer components and medical devices. A powerful economy and pro-business government that is committed to continued industrial growth are key components to Puerto Rico's success as a business center.

GOVERNMENT

  • One of the most stable governments in the Americas
  • Operates under the United States of America's Constitution and the
    Commonwealth of Puerto Rico's Constitution
  • The local government consists of an Executive, Legislative and Juridical branch
  • US Dollar is Puerto Rico's currency