- establishment of a “Gold Trust” in the world’s premier asset protection jurisdiction;
- purchase of gold and other precious metals, or convert existing assets into gold or other precious metals;
- storage with a reputable gold storage company in a safe, stable jurisdiction.
New Zealand has a developed a strong reputation as a safe harbor for investment and capital. The economy is highly developed with a sound banking system; an independent judiciary; and a highly regarded common-law legal system. New Zealand has a proud history of independence especially on matters of foreign policy as illustrated by its anti-nuclear policy.
In the Forbes report of ‘Best Countries for Business’, New Zealand regularly ranks number 1 for lowest levels of corruption; personal freedom; investor protection; and lack of red tape. For example, New Zealand has no import duties and no sales tax on bullion that meets certain purity levels. For gold, this is 99.5%, and for silver, this is 99.9%.