St Kitts: VAT Rate Days return in time for the Christmas holidays

The Discounted Value Added Tax (VAT) Rate Days are making a comeback to St Kitts and Nevis on December 15 and 16, 2023. This one-of-a-kind event, the grand finale of the planned three VAT Discounted Days for 2023, would allow approved VAT-registered firms to offer their consumers a 5% VAT discount on qualified goods.Customers can […]

Surinam Airways to resume Georgetown-Barbados service December 20

Surinam Airways, the national airline of Suriname, has announced that flights between Guyana and Barbados will resume on December 20. Surinam Airways revealed in a statement that as part of its expansion strategy, it will launch a variety of new destinations and routes. The route between Georgetown and Barbados will run twice a week, with […]

New vehicle dealership licencing structure for 2024

The Government will apply a new system to tabulate the fee for business people categorised as vehicle dealers. The licence will be calculated on the number of vehicles imported, and not an annual fee. “Vehicle dealership licence fee will be amended as follows: $10,000 per year or $1,000 per vehicle,” Finance Minister Dennis Cornwall told […]

Dominica withdraws from hosting T20 World Cup games

AFTER several discussions with its contractors who were to undertake upgrades to the Windsor Park Ground in Dominica, government officials have taken a decision to withdraw the territory from staging games in next year’s ICC T20 World Cup slated for the United States and the Caribbean. Confirmation came last week in a press statement from […]

Dominican exports to Guyana on the rise thanks to Government efforts

The Dominican Republic has experienced a significant increase in exports to Guyana, attributing this success to the government’s supportive measures for exporting companies and the resilience displayed by exporters during the post-pandemic years. Key factors contributing to this boost in exports include President Luis Abinader’s official visit to Guyana last June and the reciprocal visit […]

Qatar, Antigua and Barbuda Sign Air Service Agreement

Bilateral talks were held Monday between the civil aviation authorities of Qatar and Antigua and Barbuda during the meetings of the International Conference on Air Services Negotiations (ICAN 2023) in Riyadh. The talks resulted in the initial signing of an open skies air services agreement between the two countries, in addition to a memorandum of […]

A Sustainable Island State Vision Unveiled at St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship by Investment Luncheon on the Sidelines of COP28

Saint Kitts and Nevis hosted a pivotal Citizenship by Investment (CBI) Luncheon yesterday December 3, 2023, on the sidelines of the United Nations (COP28), welcoming global partners, agents, and potential investors. The event was graced by distinguished figures including the Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis, and Minister of Finance, National Security, Citizenship and […]

EC$2 commemorative banknote available from 6 December

n commemoration of the bank’s 40th anniversary, the EC$2 note showcases a portrait of the legendary cricketer Sir Vivian Richards affectionately known as “The Master Blaster.” The EC$2 commemorative note marks the first time that a reflective silver ink, a gold iridescent ink and a holographic blue foil have appeared together on a banknote, representing […]

Dominican exports grow towards the European Union

Since its inception in 2008, the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between the Dominican Republic and the European Union has significantly boosted bilateral trade. Over the past 15 years, trade in goods between the two regions has surged by 231%, reaching 4,154 million euros in 2022. Dominican exports to European countries constitute 1.4 billion euros of […]


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