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Call made for fair treatment

THE international business sector is contributing as much as $1 billion to the local economy, but only some $8 million is allotted annually to promoting that sector. This says Marlon Waldron, President of the Barbados International Business Association (BIBA), is something that needs to be addressed. He made the comments

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International Business Division Revamp

New Director of International Business Kevin Hunte, has been tasked with implementing innovative strategies to redirect the department, making it more inclusive and dynamic. Minister of Commerce, Industry and Small Business Development, Donvillle Inniss, issued this challenge, last Friday, as he introduced the new head during the Institute of Chartered

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Int’l Business Sector Review Ongoing

A full review of the International Business Sector has already commenced with a view to making changes to the legislation that governs the island’s international business and financial services sector. This disclosure came from Minister of Industry, International Business and Small Business Development, Donville Inniss, as he addressed the Institute

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BIDC Lauded For Export Efforts

Efforts by officials of the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC) to help businesses get export ready have not gone unnoticed by this country’s Minister of Industry, International Business and Small Business Development, Donville Inniss. The Minister lauded the tremendous work done by the Corporation Tuesday while, addressing an Export Readiness graduation

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Improving Competitiveness Is Key

The government remains committed to improving the competitiveness of Barbados over the short, medium and long-term. This assurance came today from Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, Christopher Sinckler, as he delivered remarks at the closing workshop for the Barbados Competitiveness Programme, at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre. Mr. Sinckler contended

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Chile’s President To Visit Barbados

President of the Republic of Chile, Michelle Bachelet, will pay an official visit to Barbados on Thursday, August 24. During her brief stay, President Bachelet will meet with Acting Governor-General, Sir Philip Greaves, in a courtesy call at Government House. Later that day, she will join Prime Minister Freundel Stuart

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