Tag Archives: Trade

AfriCaribbean Trade and Investment Forum 2022 – Closer Ties a Must

The ongoing pandemic has given impetus finally to governments in the region assigning additional resources to improving food security. Barbados in the period has been developing a closer relationship with Guyana and we have seen cooperation to increase black belly sheep production to satisfy local and some regional demand for lamb. There are additional initiatives we hope to see bear

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Cuba and Caricom Reach Agreement to Expand Trade

The following was extracted from Caribbean Trade Law and Development website. It has been a while in coming but today the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat announced in a press release that CARICOM and Cuba have finally agreed to expand the level of preferential access to each other’s markets as part of efforts to update the Cuba-CARICOM Trade and Economic Cooperation

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Ugandan Political Economist Yash Tandon Calls For Moratorium On Negotiations Between African Countries and the European Union (EU)

Former Prime Minister Owen Arthur some say sacrificed his government because of the disproportionate amount of time he spent during his last term dealing with CSME and EPA matters. Barbados and the other members of Cariforum despite concerns raised by NGOs and others about the implications of signing-off on the EPA moved forward anyway. Earlier this month respected Ugandan political

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