Caribbean Export hosts a two-day Exporters’ Colloquium, where industry leaders discuss key issues relating to exporting from the Caribbean to the international market.

Speakers at the inaugural Caribbean Exporters’ Colloquium held at the Hilton Barbados Resort, Barbados on March 20-21, 2013 included Dr. The Honourable Ralph Gonsalves, Prime Minister for St. Vincent and the Grenadines, who will gave a keynote address on the first day of the event.

The two day event took an in depth look at the report of the West Indian Commission – Time for Action, and was followed by an analysis of the regions exports.  Panelist including The Honourable Anthony Hylton, Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce for Jamaica, Sir Shridath Ramphal, Former Chairman, The West Indian Commission, The Honourable Ryan Pinder, Minister of Financial Services, The Commonwealth of the Bahamas and Prof Victor Bulmer-Thomas of London University and UCL Institute of the Americas, London discuss the issues raised in the report and assess the region’s current export performance in light of developments taking place at the global level.

For information on the Caribbean Exporters‘ Colloquium contact Gayle Gollop, Advisor – Trade Advocacy, Caribbean Export Development Agency  email: [email protected] at Tel: +1 246 436 0578.