The taxation of the Canary Islands Special Zone (ZEC), conceived as a State operating aid, is aimed at diversifying the regional economy and generating employments, which enhance, with full legal security, the creation of companies in strategic sectors for the Islands.

Hence, there is a wide range of activities authorized to establish themselves in the Canaries under this regime to operate with the international markets. Under the current regulation, all the activities developed in the ZEC may be located at any point of the Islands.

Several companies already operate in the Canary Islands under this tax regime and, in their commitment to the Archipelago, the attractive taxation of the ZEC has joined the opportunities offered by the Islands as a business platform.


Es una empresa establecida en el marco de la Zona Especial Canaria (ZEC) catalogada como modelo de éxito a través de su Centro de Excelencia radicado en Canarias y se sitúa en el primer lugar en creación de puestos de trabajo en el sector de las TIC, opera en la ZEC desde 2001.

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The Gorona del Viento hydroelectric plant is responsible for supplying electricity to El Hierro island using fully renewable energy sources. A pioneering technological system that has become a model for innovation due to its high penetration of clean energies in the supply, guaranteeing the stability of the electricity network. The company has been operating within the framework of the Canary Islands Special Zone (ZEC) since 2008.

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Gaming Experience, S.L. (TGX)

The company Gaming Experience S.L., which operates within the framework of the Canary Islands Special Zone (ZEC), creates the online platform TGX, which integrates products, services, content and social features related to the gaming culture, such as eSports, video games, events and online stores. The CEO of the company, Antonio Cabrera Almeida, stresses that the entity has already been growing its committed to the “new sector, an growing market, with a gigantic potential on the whole planet”.

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The MHP Servicios de Control company has become a reference in the New Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) sector in the Islands, a company operating within the framework of the Canary Islands Special Area (ZEC) and providing its services from the Canary Islands by committing to technology and innovation.

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Las empresas, MHP Servicios de Control y Laycos Network se han convertido en un referente en el sector de las Nuevas Tecnologías de la Información y la Comunicación (TIC) en las Islas, dos compañías que operan en el marco de la Zona Especial Canaria (ZEC) y que prestan sus servicios desde Canarias apostando por la tecnología y la invocación.

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Biomca Química

Biomca Químicais a ZEC company that produces sodium hypochlorite (NaClO), whose most common use is to make water safe for consumption, and as disinfectant for swimming pools. Biomca Química is the first manufacturing plant of these characteristics that is established in the Canary Islands, specifically in port area. So far their production is used to meet the demand from the regional market.After three years in operation, the company is ready to take one more step and meet the supply needs of all the Islands, and they are looking to export to the nearby West Africa countries. The company’s management is considering creating another industry that complements this activity.

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This company has been attracted by the situation of the Canary Islands as a strategic enclave for the service provision in the Mid Atlantic and the legal security of the ZEC tax advantages.

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