Message From Governor
 

Governor John P. DeJongh, Jr.My Administration is firmly committed to supporting economic development in the United States Virgin Islands. We boast a strong and rapidly growing economy that is evident with an unprecedented influx of business development to our islands on a daily basis. We are unique and our beloved Territory offers many benefits:

 

  • We use U.S. Currency and have the protection of the U.S. flag and U.S. courts.
  • Manufacturers have duty-free, quota-free access to the U.S. mainland with "Made in the USA" labels on many types.
  • Our Economic Development Commission benefits help qualifying companies reduce their taxes and increase their profits and rivals any benefits package across the globe.
  • We boast the opportunity to conduct business in one of the world's most beautiful natural environments with splendid panoramic views, gorgeous sand-filled beaches, world-class resort hotels and oceanside golf courses.

    Tax benefits and various incentives are only a part of the reason that one should engage in business initiatives on our beautiful shores. We also offer an educated, multi-skilled work force with a unique and superior quality of life. For service businesses and light, non-polluting manufacturers, our people, lifestyle, natural beauty and our pro-growth policies make the U.S.V.I. a wonderful business location.

    Come join us and see for yourself that the climate for business development is ever increasing and the prospect for economic explosion has never been brighter. Together we will secure, nourish and improve business relations for future generations.

 
Governor John P. DeJongh, Jr.My Administration is firmly committed to supporting economic development in the United States Virgin Islands. We boast a strong and rapidly growing economy that is evident with an unprecedented influx of business development to our islands on a daily basis. We are unique and our beloved Territory offers many benefits: We use U.S. Currency and have the protection of the U.S. flag and U.S. courts. Manufacturers have duty-free, quota-free access to the U.
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