On this page you will find beneficial information regarding foreign direct investment in / trading with Belize. If you are interested in exploring trade or investment possibilities in the country, feel free to contact the International Trade Council team. Additionally, we encourage you to engage with the official government investment agency featured on this page.

It is important to note that while the statistics presented on this page were understood to be accurate at the time of publication, they are subject to change over time. Please consult your ITC Trade Commissioner for up-to-date information.

Type of Government: Parliamentary Democracy and a Commonwealth Realm
Population: 405,272 (2022)
GDP: 2.5 billion USD (2022)
Corporate Tax Rate: 1.75%
Personal Income Tax Rate: 25%
Major Exports: Raw Sugar ($81.2M), Bananas ($41.7M), Bran ($24.8M), Refined Petroleum ($21.2M), and Crustaceans ($20.2M), exporting mostly to United States ($86.5M), United Kingdom ($64.3M), Guatemala ($39.2M), Spain ($28.7M), and Honduras ($19.9M).
Major Imports: Refined Petroleum ($255M), Passenger and Cargo Ships ($150M), Rolled Tobacco ($77.1M), Petroleum Gas ($35.6M), and Computers ($30.9M), importing mostly from United States ($560M), China ($379M), Guatemala ($156M), Mexico ($130M), and Canada ($58.2M).