For Caribbean Firms, the Path to Job Creation is Innovation

Firms play a key role in development through investments, engaging in trade, creating jobs, increasing productivity, and providing a wide […]

Solutions that Can Lead to Improved Relations Between Banks in the Caribbean

While global correspondent banks’ motives for de-risking are unclear, what is clear is the current effect of terminations, restrictions, and sanctions on regional financial payments and settlements systems. The region comprises small, open economies that rely on international payments systems to facilitate trade flows, remittances, foreign direct investments, and credit card settlements; any disruption to […]

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Caribbean Export Agency & The World Bank Launch The “LINK-CARIBBEAN” Initiative

Caribbean start-up, early-stage and growth businesses now have another means for raising capital. Yesterday, September 27, 2016 the World Bank Group together with the Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) launched LINK-Caribbean, an investment facilitation program aimed at enabling early-stage Caribbean entrepreneurs to raise capital from private investors, particularly business angel investors. With funding of USD$1.6 […]

Private Sector Called to Contribute to a More Energy Sustainable Caribbean

Bridgetown, BARBADOS – The Executive Director of the Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) Pamela Coke-Hamilton called on the Region’s private […]

Why Trade Agreements in Latin America and the Caribbean Matter

Trade agreements cover 70% of all trade in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). Of the 270 free trade agreements […]