Doing Business in Guyana

Learn about business opportunities in various sectors, reasons to consider doing business in Guyana, and the U.S. Government resources available to support your company in the market.


Tuesday, July 20, 2021


1:00PM ET - 2:00PM ET


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Presented by

U.S. Commercial Service, U.S. Department of Commerce

Event Details

On the Atlantic coast and bordering Brazil, the Government of Guyana (GoG) envisions becoming a regional transportation hub and a gateway to South America with plans to build and modernize the airports, roads, bridge and ports.

Event Information

  • In 2015, ExxonMobil announced the discovery of oil in commercial quantities and the country began producing oil at the end of 2019.
  • The GoG seeks to develop markets for agricultural products, build manufacturing capabilities and modernize information and communication systems.
  • Significant opportunities lie in reducing energy costs, currently at $0.32 per kwh to consumers.
  • Endowed with plentiful water, precious metals and pristine forests, Guyana was voted the world’s #1 ecotourism destination in 2020.


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