Interesting facts about Jersey in 2024

Jersey business facts

  1. Jersey is not part of the United Kingdom but a self-governing Crown Dependency which gives the Island constitutional rights of self-government and judicial independence with political and economic stability;
  2. Although the island is not a part of the UK, the UK is responsible for its defense and international representation;
  3. Jersey does not have a Prime Minister, but a Lieutenant Governor who is considered as the representative of the Crown on the island;
  4. The main sector of Jersey’s economy is financial services, accounting for around 50% of its GDP. It is followed by agriculture and tourism and hospitality;
  5. Jersey has been on the top 50 of the Global Financial Centres Index in the past years;
  6. As Jersey was the location for many of the schemes reveled at the Panama Papers its reputation has declined in recent years.

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For additional information on our project management services in Jersey, please contact our in-house country expert, Ms. Chrissi Zamora, directly:
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