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  • CARICOM Creole speaking stakeholders talk CSME in Dominica

    Creole speaking Dominicans, as well as Haitians residing in that CARICOM Member State got their chance on Thursday February 27th, 2015, to learn about the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) and the five regimes which facilitate its operation as a single marketspace. The platform was the very popular Creole radio interview and call-in show “Naftanoun” which airs weekdays on…

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  • Caribbean Export supports Haiti and the Dominican Republic at the 18th International Hotel Investment Forum 2015

    The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) supported the participation of the Centre for Export and Investment of the Dominican Republic (CEI-RD) and the Center for Facilitation of Investments (CFI) of Haiti, at the 18th International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF) 2015 in Berlin, Germany from March 2-4, 2015. Caribbean Export organized this mission within the framework of the Haiti/Dominican Republic Binational…

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  • AMCHAM Jamaica, T&T turn to SOCA to expand services sector under CBI

    THE American Chambers of Commerce (AMCHAM) of Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago have teamed to promote trade and investments in services between Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries and the United States through the 32-year-old Caribbean Basin Initiative (CBI).  The joint effort will utilise the foundation laid by Services of the Caribbean (SOCA), a regional effort which was launched in Washington, DC two years ago to switch CBI…

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  • Photo of Jamaica improves its trade balance with CARICOM

    Jamaica improves its trade balance with CARICOM

    KINGSTON, February 7, 2015 – While Jamaica’s Trade deficit with the United States showed need for improvement, Jamaica's trade balance with the rest of  the region improved over the first ten months of  last year as imports fell and exports increased. The latest trade data show that at the end of  October exports to CARICOM were valued at US$72 million.…

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  • Photo of Agriculture Ministry Targets Banana Export Trade

    Agriculture Ministry Targets Banana Export Trade

    KINGSTON,  January 25, 2015 -As banana exports increase, the Ministry of Agriculture is moving to ensure that there is steady supply of high quality fruit for the overseas market by utilizing  the agro parks as part of the process. Portfolio Minister, Hon. Derrick Kellier, speaking during a visit to the Agricultural Marketing Corporation (AMC) Complex in Kingston on Friday“We are…

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  • Photo of WTO extends programme to help Caribbean trade

    WTO extends programme to help Caribbean trade

     GENEVA, Switzerland (CMC) — The World Trade Organisation (WTO) says the Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF), a multi-donor programme that helps the poorest countries, including in the Caribbean, will have its mandate extended into a new phase. The WTO said the EIF Steering Committee made the decision. “Trade can be an effective tool for economic growth and poverty reduction when the…

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  • Photo of PM Simpson-Miller to advance trade & invest at Cuba Summit

    PM Simpson-Miller to advance trade & invest at Cuba Summit

    KINGSTON, Jamaica, December 6, 14 – Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Portia Simpson Miller will lead Jamaica’s delegation to the Fifth Summit of the Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Cuba, which will be held in Havana, Cuba, on Monday, December 8, 2014. During the meeting, the Prime Minister is slated to lead discussions on a range…

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  • CARICOM Cuba Leaders to talk trade in Havana

    Economic and Trade Relations will be among the issues discussed at the Fifth Summit of the Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Cuba which takes place in Havana, Cuba on Monday 8 December. The Summit will be preceded on Sunday by a meeting of the Foreign Ministers. In accordance with the Havana Declaration of December 2002, the…

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  • Photo of The Council for Trade and Economic Development of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) concluded a two-

    The Council for Trade and Economic Development of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) concluded a two-

    The Council for Trade and Economic Development of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) concluded a two-day meeting on 7 November 2014. Key agenda items were strengthening the operation and effectiveness of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) and the free movement and the facilitation of travel; engagement with the private sector; external economic and trade relations; and the strategic direction…

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  • Photo of CARICOM, Brazil trade has tripled in a few years: Brazil envoy to CARICOM

    CARICOM, Brazil trade has tripled in a few years: Brazil envoy to CARICOM

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     Trade between Brazil and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has tripled in “a few years” since the thrust by Brazil to open resident embassies in every CARICOM Member State. This was relayed by newly accredited Ambassador of Brazil to CARICOM, H.E. Lineu Pupo De Paula, as he presented his credentials to CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin…

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