FOREIGN INVESTMENT LAW
Law that guarantees national treatment to foreign investors, authorizes their participation in any legal economic activity in the country and any percentage in the participation in a legally formed company's capital stock.
FREE FOREIGN CURRENCY EXCHANGE LAW
Law that stipulates freedom in the disposition, possession, remittance, transfer, purchase, sale, collection and payment of and with foreign currency, as well as in the possession and management of deposits and accounts in foreign currency. The exchange rate calculated and published daily by the Guatemala's Central Bank, will be used for obligations with the State and conflict resolution.
LAW FOR THE PROMOTION AND DEVELOPMENT OF EXPORT AND MAQUILA (OUTSOURCING) ACTIVITIES
Law that regulates how to promote, encourage and develop in the national customs
territory, the activities engaged in by individuals or legal entities domiciled in the county, operating within the customs regimes regulated by this law.
Within this classification are the regimes of temporary admission, return of tariffs, service providers (services related to information and communication technologies, offered by call centers or contact centers, software development, and development of digital content, as long as their services are provided to non-residents in the national territory), among others.
LAW ON FREE ZONES
Law that aims to encourage and regulate the establishment in the country of Free Trade Zones, which promote national development through the activities carried out in them, particularly in actions aimed at strengthening foreign trade, job creation and technology transfer.
Legal instrument that aims to cover the country's forest with the creation and application of the Incentive Program for the establishment, recovery, restoration, management, production and protection of forests.
INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECTS DEVELOPMENT LAW
Law that promotes the renewable energy projects development through different tax and tariffs exemptions.
ORGANIC LAW OF THE TRADE AND INDUSTRIAL FREE ZONE SANTO TOMÁS DE CASTILLA AND REGULATION FOR THE AUTHORIZATION, ENTITLEMENT AND FUNCTIONING OF ZDEEPs
Geographically defined free zone area within the national territory for the development of goods and services industrial or commercial activities, under temporary customs regime authorized by ZOLIC (Zona de Libre de Industria y Comercio Santo Tomás de Castilla).