A delegation from Bahamas Agricultural and Industrial Corporation along with The Bahamas Representative from the Inter-American Institute for Co-operation on Agriculture made an official visit to Miami, Florida last week.
Prime Minister Ingraham told the Toronto Board of Trade that we are repositioning our financial services sector to produce a new strategic framework.
The Bahamas apparently pulled a fast one during the initial signing of the Economic Partnership Agreement with the European Union.
Workshops to modernise sanitary and phytosanitary legislation opened in Nassau with the purpose of updating the legislative and institutional framework for The Bahamas on food safety, and plant and animal health.
The Bahamas is preparing to join the World Trade Organization (WTO) and trade economist Hank Ferguson says that the country needs to be prepared for how it will be impacted.
The Bahamas is “lagging behind” in terms of participating in trade agreements, according to former State Minister of Finance James Smith, who said the country may not be fully prepared to be a consistent global player.
A week after Bahamian straw vendors were arrested in New York on international trade and copyright violations, The Bahamas is trying to ascend to full World Trade Organization membership.
Chamber of Commerce president, Khaalis Rolle, warns that full membership in the World Trade Organisation will force a “significant shift in the economic landscape of the Bahamas”.