Trade

  • Photo of CARICOM Secretary-General announces appointment of two (2) new Members of the Executive Management Committee of the CARICOM Secretariat

    CARICOM Secretary-General announces appointment of two (2) new Members of the Executive Management Committee of the CARICOM Secretariat

    Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Dr. Carla N. Barnett, has announced the appointment of two (2) new Members to the Executive Management Committee at the CARICOM Secretariat. They are Ambassador Donna Forde as Assistant Secretary-General, Foreign and Community Relations, and Ambassador Wayne McCook as Director General of the Office of Trade Negotiations (OTN). Ambassador McCook replaces Ambassador Gail Mathurin…

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  • Photo of Capitalise on opportunities pandemic creates – CARICOM ASG urges Region

    Capitalise on opportunities pandemic creates – CARICOM ASG urges Region

    The Region’s emergence from the widespread impact of the pandemic underpinned the discussions of the CARICOM Trade Ministers who met 23-24 November for the 53rd Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED). The two-day Ministerial addressed a number of matters that focused on the continued safe reopening of economies in a COVID-19 environment, re-configuring business processes and digitalisation, and consolidating…

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  • Photo of JOINT COMMUNIQUE: First Meeting of the CARIFORUM – United Kingdom Economic Partnership Agreement’s (EPA) Trade and Development Committee

    JOINT COMMUNIQUE: First Meeting of the CARIFORUM – United Kingdom Economic Partnership Agreement’s (EPA) Trade and Development Committee

    The first meeting of the CARIFORUM – United Kingdom Economic Partnership Agreement’s (EPA) Trade and Development Committee took place via videoconference on 7 October 2021. The meeting, chaired by CARIFORUM, was attended by representatives from Antigua and Barbuda; Barbados; Belize; The Commonwealth of the Bahamas; The Commonwealth of Dominica; The Dominican Republic; Grenada; The Republic of Guyana; Haiti, Jamaica; Saint…

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  • Photo of CARICOM BUSINESS – Businesses need to brace for Post-COVID – Cox

    CARICOM BUSINESS – Businesses need to brace for Post-COVID – Cox

    “The Region’s business community is being encouraged to engage in detailed strategic planning in an effort to prioritize recovery opportunities in their re-opening strategies. Speaking at an FAO sponsored webinar under the theme “Enabling agricultural investment in the Caribbean for an effective response and post-COVID-19 recovery” on Thursday, CARICOM’s Assistant Secretary-General Joseph Cox pointed out that regionally, there is no…

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  • Photo of Barbados Public Sector exposed to Community Public Procurement Notice Board

    Barbados Public Sector exposed to Community Public Procurement Notice Board

    Approximately fifty public sector officers in Barbados were this week shown processes on the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Public Procurement Electronic Notice Board. The engagement was held on Monday and Tuesday, 12-13 November and was geared towards assisting the procuring entities across the public sector and state-owned public sector organisations to initiate use of their National Advertising Portal to publish procurement…

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  • Facilitating Intra-Regional Agri-Food Trade

    This Brief: Informs of the recent study on Non-Tariff Measures (NTM) and Non-Tariff Barriers (nTB), and their impacts on intra-regional agri-food trade. Clarifies, in a concise manner, the context of this long-standing issue and the difference between nTMs and nTBs. Calls for consensus on the need for, and  type of concerted actions to be taken to ‘systematically dismantle’ as opposed…

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  • Photo of Disabilities Project, Trade, key areas of cooperation between CARICOM, Cuba

    Disabilities Project, Trade, key areas of cooperation between CARICOM, Cuba

    CARICOM and Cuba committed to further strengthening their relations during a meeting at the CARICOM Secretariat in Georgetown, Guyana on Wednesday at which matters related to a joint Disabilities Project,  the extension of Art programmes at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts in Jamaica, and trade were discussed. CARICOM Assistant Secretary General, Human and Social Development  Dr. Douglas…

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  • Photo of CARICOM BUSINESS 20  April 2018

    CARICOM BUSINESS 20 April 2018

     

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  • Photo of CARICOM Secretary-General addresses Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers Association’s AGM

    CARICOM Secretary-General addresses Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers Association’s AGM

    Thank you for the invitation to address your Annual General Meeting this morning.  I always welcome the opportunity to interact with the private sector in our Community, since you are an important stakeholder in our integration arrangements.     The fact that this Association has been serving its members continuously for 62 years is testimony to its value.  It has…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Business News

    CARICOM Business News

    Please see the latest edition of the CARICOM Business newsletter which comprises information culled from news entities in the Caribbean and beyond and includes a Foreign Exchange Summary, a Stock Exchange Summary and International Oil Prices. CARICOM Business 16 Feb 2018  

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