May 22, 2024


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Harmony Sheet of the Cyprus Financial system – Do We Have Hope?

Expensive viewers, we have organized for you an “accountancy primarily based balance sheet” about Cyprus potential in conditions of genuine estate progress. This is a street map of “points to be done”, in get to supply some kind of hope, but at the same time, not to aspiration that all the things is Alright. Cyprus becoming these a tiny economy, minimal items, make the overall economy flip all over (our reservations on the handouts of money to all types of folks by this Federal government has been criticised in a previous report of ours).

  • Two new airports are accomplished and operational – be it high-priced for tour operators. New non-public government lounge for personal jets under way pending.
  • Limassol marina is under building with significant economic contribution.
  • Larnaca marina – not known execution
  • Paphos marina – Continue to pending – Time mysterious
  • Ayia Napa marina on goal with buyers going in advance.
  • A single new golf task has gained a allow (Larnaca), a further one beneath building (Pafos) and another 3-4 pending (out of the 10 but we history these which we imagine they will actually be developed).
  • Limassol old city is going through a lot of renovations like the old town and the castle location – Also less than way is the outdated fishing harbour with development timing inside the calendar year 2011.
  • New/reviewed city arranging polices on superior rise buildings have revealed their favourable success in Limassol. Other initiatives abide by and the revised technique will offer an worldwide picture for this and other towns.
  • Investment decision funds of a massive scale from abroad, including Dubai, Israeli Cos and some others (Qatar in addition) will trigger some others to follow, displaying interest for very little Cyprus, such as the newest three promotions of land buys (€18. mil + €14. mil. + €7. mil.) at Nicosia.
  • We have inner political harmony (a significant asset) to the extent “authorized” by democracy.
  • We are increasing the tax system on offshores and specially delivery, which will make Cyprus perhaps the top rated place for Shipping and delivery Cos.
  • Investments in exchange of everlasting residency and investments for passports is a significant attraction for rich 3rd nations citizens. Now initial final results are most positive.
  • The building amnesty is coming (but a bit late) but at minimum is coming and this will address to an extent the actual estate deficiency of title problem.
  • We continue to need a modify of nearby attitudes (see choice of Hilton Lodge to leave the island because they did not receive an procedure permit considering that 1999!!). The relation between the non-public expenditure and purple tape is attrocious.
  • A P.R. Cypriot president is a further asset to note. Not generally uncovered in the E.U. and bearing in intellect our “Communist” president, this is a pleasant “shock” to remember for traders.
  • A doer Minister of Inside who has our sympathy for his desperation in the Civil Companies processes is an added asset. He is seeking at the very least.
  • And so on etc

Regrettably individuals of us who are at a “experienced” age, it will take time to realise the added benefits of most of these and other projects, but we estimate that it may consider 2-3 yrs to see the economic rewards, but at the very least the policy is there and there is hope in particular for the new investors and the more youthful technology to have work. We have viewed a BBC programme on Singapore and Hong Kong about “fantastic” dwelling and we can explain to you that living in a 2 bed room apartment of 60 sq.mts. on the 17th floor does not encourage us to go there.

Small is beautiful, as we often say, but folks ought to also have an money and safety of their investment (see Spain with compulsory acquisition with no compensation and 20% unemployment). Undoubtedly, as Cyprus, we have a lot of complications, but we can glance at the rapid long run with some hope.