CARICOM countries urged to expedite formation of regional stock exchange

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CARICOM countries have been tasked with establishing a regional stock exchange and a regional credit bureau within the coming months as they seek to fully implement the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) that allows for the free movement of goods, skills, labour and services across the region.

Although the CSME was established in 2006 it had been expected to be fully implemented in 2008 and on Tuesday, Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley, who has led responsibility for the CSME within the quasi CARICOM cabinet, briefed her colleagues on the developments surrounding the CSME to date.

Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne told the Caribbean Media Corporation (CMC) that “we have set some timelines for next July to have a number of critical institutions developed.


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