Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) is a regional export development and trade and investment promotion organisation of the Forum of Caribbean States (CARIFORUM) currently executing the Regional Private Sector Programme (RPSDP) funded by the European Union under the 10th European Development Fund (EDF). Caribbean Export’s mission to increase the competitiveness of the Caribbean countries by providing export development and investment promotion services through effective programme execution and strategic partnerships.
Caribbean Export carries out numerous work programme activities specifically designed to enhance the competitiveness of firms from CARIFORUM countries through investment, management and product development, market expansion and export diversification. Additionally we have strengthened the institutional capacity of public and private sector Business Support Organisations (BSOs) particularly sector associations, trade promotions agencies and investment promotions agencies through some of these activities.
Some of our key initiatives include the facilitation of the Direct Assistance Grants Scheme (DAGS), Grant Proposal Writing, Export Marketing and ProNet Training. Our beneficiaries have also participated in regional trade shows such as the Trade and Investment Convention (TIC), Dominicana Moda and Design Caribbean; and international missions to Europe in the form of Study Tours to Paris, Berlin and London, Break Point and London Engage.
With each mission, tradeshow or event Caribbean Export aims to optimise the export potential regional entrepreneurs as well as highlight the investment potential of the Caribbean as we seek to take Caribbean Excellence to the world!
Here you will find information on our core projects that take place throughout the year.