Alicia Nicholls

According to Nation News, Barbados will be undertaking a five-day trade mission to three countries of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) with the aim to “uncover more opportunities for Barbadian exporters, and further enhance the development of trade relations, joint ventures and other investments which could yield economic gains for Barbados”.

Nation News reports that the delegation will be led by Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development, the Hon. Donville Inniss, with representatives from the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC), the Barbados Manufacturers’ Association (BMA) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, as well as representatives from seventeen local companies. The three countries to be visited are St. Lucia, Grenada and Guyana.

Read more on this story at Nation News here.

Alicia Nicholls, B.Sc., M.Sc., LL.B. is a trade and development consultant with a keen interest in sustainable development, international law and trade. You can also read more of her commentaries and follow her on Twitter @LicyLaw.