National and Foreign Direct Investment
The minimum value of foreign direct investment resulting from the inflow of own capital from foreign investors,
is set at the equivalent of 2.5 million MT for the specific purposes of transfer of profits abroad and the re-exportable
The real value of foreign direct investment, for registration and eligibility for guarantees and incentives established for
this purpose shall consist of the sum of the values of equity, shareholders' loans without interest and / or supplementary
capital provided by investors themselves , as well as exportable profits that might have been reinvested in the country.
Guarantees to Investment:
The guarantees envisaged in the legislation in force comprise:
1. Legal protection on property and rights, including industrial property rights;
2. No restriction of borrowing and payment of interest abroad;
3. Transfer of dividends abroad;
4. Arbitration according to ICSID or ICC rules for the resolutions of disputes on investments;
5. MIGA and OPIC services on issues related to investment risk insurance.
Investment Promotion and Reciprocal Protection Agreements
The country has signed investment promotion and reciprocal protection agreements with the following countries:
South Africa, Germany, Algeria, Belgium, China, Cuba, Denmark, Egypt, USA, USA (OPIC), Finland, France,
Indonesia, Italy, Mauritius, Netherlands, Portugal, Sweden, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Zimbabwe, India, Spain and
Republic of Korea.
Agreements to Prevent Double Taxation and Fiscal Evasion
Mozambique is signatory to agreements with Portugal, Mauritius, United Arab Emirates, and the Autonomous and
the Special Administrative Region of Macau, Italy, South Africa, Vietnam, India, Botswana.