Samoa comprises of several islands situated approximately half way on a line drawn between Hawaii and New Zealand. Apia is its capital. The population of the islands is approximately 160,000. Originally ruled by Germany from 1889 to 1914, Samoa was subsequently administered by New Zealand until it became the first South Pacific country to gain independence in 1962. Samoa was known as Western Samoa until 1997. Samoa has a parliamentary system of Government with elections every 5 years. There are 47 members of the Legislative Assembly who elect a Prime Minister who, with an eight member Cabinet and the Head of State make up the Executive Council.
Advantages of Samoa Company
An independent sovereign nation with political, economic and social stability Substantial tax advantages
User-friendly to Asian investors that a company can be registered with a Chinese-character name, and other foreign languages are permitted in addition to the English-language name of the company on the Certificate of Incorporation
Chinese-language M&As are available, and documents may be filed in any language with an English translation
Long Term International Companies available with discounts offered when paying 5-year, 10-year or 20-year licence fees in advance
Samoa’s legislation has strict confidentiality and secrecy provisions, sanctioned by heavy penalties written into each of the Acts forming its legal basis
Low Government fees for re-domiciliation