Bahamas Agricultural
  & 
Industrial Corporation

Facilitating Business Development in the Bahamas

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The Bahamas Agricultural & Industrial Corporation is a quasi-government agency that was established through an Act of Parliament in 1981 and became operational in 1982.

It's mission is to stimulate and encourage the creation, expansion and promotion of small and medium sized businesses, thereby facilitating employment and import substitution.

 
Primary Business Units
Other Services Offered
Types of Businesses
PROJECT DEVELOPMENT
This Department is responsible for developing business ideas into viable projects.

BUSINESS ADVISORY SERVICES
This Department is responsible for providing consulting services to all Bahamian businesses.

HANDICRAFT DEVELOPMENT
This Department is responsible for the facilitation of handicraft development throughout the Bahamas.

MARKETING RESEARCH/STATISTICS
This Department is responsible for assisting small and medium sized businesses with marketing and merchandising consultation.

MICRO LENDING FACILITY
This is a short term loan program which is designed as a lending facility for Bahamian manufacturers who have been awarded contracts but need to access additional monies to purchase raw materials for the completion of the contracted goods

TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE
Through BAIC, enterprising Bahamians can access technical assistance from the following international organizations:
CTSC
Caribbean Technological Consultancy Services

CEDA
Caribbean Export Development Agency

AGRICULTURE & FISHERIES
Livestock, crop production, food processing, fish & crawfish processing, shrimp farming, fish farming, smoked fish 

TOURISM & SERVICE RELATED
Small hotel, guest house, bed & breakfast inns, theme parks, nightclubs, native shows, non-manufacturing operations.

HANDICRAFT
Straw craft, doll crafting, jewelry production, wood craft, raffia craft, Junkanoo art & craft, shell and fish scale craft.

MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Textiles, footwear, industrial and household chemicals, paper products, furniture, food processing, beverages.

Directory of Businesses
>> BAIC is structured to meet the Government's goal of economic diversification and job creation through the development of small and medium-sized enterprises (SME's) in the Bahamas.  Click here to see a directory of companies benefiting from our services.
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Caribbean 
Gift and Craft Show

The regionís premier showcase of creativity, design and ingenuity for the gifts, craft and apparel sectors returns this year to the Sherbourne Conference Centre, Barbados from September 22-25.

A MUST-ATTEND EVENT

This year, Bahamians have an opportunity to present their designs and products to trade buyers from all over the Caribbean and beyond. The Bahamas Agricultural and Industrial Corporation (BAIC) encourages Bahamian companies and entrepreneurs to showcase their products at this prestigious trade event.

If you want to sell your fashion designs to the Caribbean, Atlanta, Miami and Canadian markets, then think globally, and contact 322-3740 to arrange to exhibit your products at the Caribbean Gift and Craft Show.

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