Investment & Technology Partnership

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Transcript Investment & Technology Partnership

Republic of
Mozambique
IX CONCLAVE ÍNDIA-ÁFRICA
NOVA DELI, 17 − 21MARCH 2013
Investment & Technology Partnership
Louis Pelembe
Minister of Science and Technology
Ministry of
Science and Technology
Contents
1. The vision of GoM on S&T
2. Mozambique Basic Indicators
3. Main MCT Programmes
4. Opportunity for Investment & Technology Partnership
5. Favorable condition of investment in Science e Technology
Ministry of Science and Technology
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The vision of GoM on S&T
Scientific Research should be geared to
contribute to the poverty eradication and
wealth generation
Human capacity development is key,
targeting current priorities but with open
mind to fundamental research deemed
critical for future development
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Ministry of Science and Technology
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Mozambique Basic Indicators
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Area:799,390 sq.Km
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25 Ministries
11 Provinces, 128 Districts, 352
Administrative Posts
33 Municipalities
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Population : 23 million
Illiteracy Rate:
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Per Capita GDP (2011):USD502
GDP Nominal (2011): 12 million
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Annual growth rate 2010-2011: 7.2%
FDI: 502 Million USD (2011), 3rd in
Southern Africa
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Internet Usage Density (2004): 5.7
Teledensity (2011):
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Overall: 45.5%
Urban: 21,3%
Rural: 33,2%
Fixed Line: 0.6
Mobile: 12.35
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Main MCT Programmes
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Human Resources Development;
Millennium Villages;
Creating the Scientists of Tomorrow;
Mozambican Innovator´s Programme;
Construction using local material;
Dissemination of Science;
Community Multimedia Centers;
Scientific and Technology Parks;
MoRENet;
Biotechnology;
Etnobotany.
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Investment Potential
• In 2008 th Government of Mozambique approved the National Program
for establishment of Science and Technology Parks:
1. South region of Mozambique, Maluana, with 960 ha, at the moment
only 350 ha are done;
2. Central regional (Dombe/Estaquinha and Mocuba) and
3. North region (Nampula).
Each park will have its own infocus, accordingly to potential of each
region.
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Maluana/Parck
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Investment & Technology Partnership
Investment opportunity at Maluana:
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Construction of common infrastructure (internal road
network, electricity network, water network, sewerage
system, telecommunication and data network in all the
extension of the master plan estimated 25 million USD.
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Construction of the National Biotechnology Centre in
the Maluana Science and Technology Park estimated
115 million USD
iii) Construction of 500 accommodations for students,
researchers, lectures and other staff (estimated USD
85 M million);
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Other Investment Opportunities
1. Establishment of 3 centres of research training,
technology and knowledge transfer for production and
processing local crops - CSIR;
2. Post harvest technologies (Agroprocessing);
3. Small and Medium scale equipments manufacturing;
2. Establishment of remoting sense antenna to minimize
natural disasters, such as floods, dried and pest control.
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Opportunity to Investment & Technology Partnership
Main MCT Programme(Cont.)
Establishment of Technology University of Mozambique, with focus on the
following area of Science and Technologies:
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agriculture,
(ii) renewable energies,
iii) electronics engineering,
(iv) civil engineering,
(v) petroleum and mineral resources,
(vi) chemistry,
(vii) information and communication technologies,
(viii) transports, (ix) management – innovation and technologies and
(x) natural disasters.
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Favorable condition of investment in
Science e Technology
• Tax incentives - Legal Grounds:
• Law no. 4/2009 of 12 January (Investment
Law)
• Decree no. 56/2009, of 7 October (Regulation
of Investment Law)
• Law no. 23/2007, 1 August (Labour Law)
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Favorable condition of investment in Science e
Technology
Income tax-IRPC and IRPS
• Investments in the areas of scientific research,
ICT, Innovation and technology development
and Science Technologies Parks, are planned the
following tax benefits:
Tax on corporate income (IRPC)
• Exemption for the first five years;
• 50% reduction in the rate of 6-10 fiscal year;
• 25% reduction in the rate of the 11-15 fiscal
year;
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Challenges
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Thank you for your atention!
Obrigado
Ministério da Ciência e Tecnologia - MCT