Dominican Republic and EuroChamber strengthen economic ties with new agreement

The Ministry of Industry, Commerce and MSMEs (MICM) of the Dominican Republic and the EuroChamber of Commerce have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, a significant move to enhance investment, knowledge exchange, and commercial ties between the Dominican Republic and the European Union’s private sector. The agreement, signed by MICM head Víctor Bisonó and EuroChamber President […]

Korea asks Dominican Republic to sign free trade agreement

Ambassador Federico Cuello says that the Barceló brand rum will soon be exported to Asian nations for cocoa and coffee.South Korea continues to be interested in signing a free trade agreement with the Dominican Republic, which would benefit the country since the economies of both countries do not compete but complement each other. The Dominican […]

Government of Dominica signs agreement for development of geothermal power plant

The Government of Dominica and the Dominica Electricity Services (DOMLEC) have signed an agreement with Ormat Technologies Inc., a US company and its subsidiaries for the development of a 10 MW geothermal power plant in Laudat. The agreement was signed on Tuesday, December 5, 2023, on the margins of COP 28 in Dubai, United Arab […]

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 […]

Signing of Grenada Ports Authority collective labour agreements

Signing on behalf of the GPA was Franklyn Redhead, General Manager and Stephany Gordon, Human Resource Manager. Signing on behalf of GTAWU was André Lewis, President General; Bert Paterson, Industrial Relations Officer; Shop Stewards Kishon Cornwall, Kenson Charles and Max Toussaint for the General Staff; Sean Salhab for the Pilots and Clint Stephen for the […]

Dominican Republic and Suriname seal agreement to strengthen air transport between both countries

President Luis Abinader of the Dominican Republic and President Chandrikapersad Santokhi of Suriname have signed four historic agreements aimed at strengthening their countries’ economies. These agreements cover various sectors, including energy, agriculture, the hydrocarbon industry, and air services. One of the significant agreements is the Memorandum of Understanding on Air Services, which focuses on enhancing […]

Pensioners begin receiving increase per new collective agreement

Government pensioners have begun receiving a 4% increase in monthly payment which is reflective of the new contract agreement signed in March 2023 by the Grenada Union of Teachers (GUT), and the Public Workers Union (PWU) in June 2023. “The Ministry of Finance advises pensioners that their September 2023 pension payment has been updated to […]

Saint Lucia, Taiwan Sign Agreement For Mutual Assistance On Crime

On Wednesday, August 16th, the signing of the Treaty on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters between the Government of Saint Lucia and the Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan) was held at the Ministry of Justice in Taipei. The ceremony was also held virtually to accommodate for the attendance and participation of Saint Lucia’s […]

New CDB-EU Project to Strengthen Export Capacity for Antigua and Barbuda’s MSMEs to Enter EU Markets

Micro Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (MSMEs) of Antigua and Barbuda will soon benefit from Capacity Building interventions that will enable private sector entities to access markets in the European Union (EU). The project entitled “Strengthening Private Sector Capacity to Utilise the CARIFORUM European Union Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) to Increase Competitiveness and Maximise Opportunities […]

Local businesses encouraged to take advantage of trade agreement with EU

Trade Minister Chet Greene is encouraging the local private sector to seize the opportunities available for exporting goods to the European Union (EU). The twin island nation is among more than a dozen Caribbean countries that benefit from the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) signed in October 2008. The aim is to make it easier for […]

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