You are here

Barbados

Trade facilitation agreement ratified: January 31, 2018

 

Mr. Michael Wason

Chief Economist

Ministry of Industry, International Business
Commerce and Small Business Development
Reef Road, Fontabelle
St. Michael
Barbados

Telephone: +1 (246) 535 7713

Fax: +1 (246) 431 0056

Permanent Secretary

Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs
Warrens Office Complex
Warrens St. Michael
Barbados

Telephone: +1 (246) 535 1302

Fax: +1 (246) 535 1368

Mr. Bertram Johnson

Senior Economist / Head, Technical Cooperation Section

Economic Affairs Division
Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs
Warrens Office Complex, Warrens St. Michael
Barbados

Telephone: +1 (246) 310 1313

Fax: +1 (246) 425 1100

Mrs. Shani Griffith Jack

First Secretary

Permanent Mission of Barbados
18A Chemin François-Lehmann
Grand Sacconnex
Geneva
Switzerland

Telephone: +41 22 791 8500

Fax: +41 22 791 8509

Ms. Shennel Richards

Senior Economist

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade
1, Culloden Road
Bridgetown, St. Michael
Barbados

Telephone: +1 (246) 431 2286

Fax: +1 (246) 228 7840

TFA implementation assistance

Partner organizations

Long-term projects

Short-term projects

Information Extracted from Article 22 Notifications

Description of the assistance Committed / Disbursed Beneficiaries Implementing agencies Procedures for disbursements
2015
Canada
ITC Institutional Support: This grant supports the ITC's operational plan for 2015. The Centre provides assistance by making policy environments friendlier for export business, by strengthening the institutions that provide support to exporters, and by assisting small export enterprises and communities to reach global markets with products and services. Its activities take into account crosscutting development issues such as gender equality, sustainable development and poverty reduction. Committed CAD 950000 Disbursed CAD 950000 Latin America & The Caribbean, Asia, Africa International Trade Centre http://w05.international.gc.ca/projectbrowser-banqueprojets/project-projet/details/d000971001
Caribbean Regional Technical Assistance Centre - Phase IV: Technical assistance and training through the IMF. Activities include training for government officials in the area of customs policy and administration and improved customs administration units implementing post clearance audit and risk management programs. Committed CAD 20000000 Caribbean International Monetary Fund http://w05.international.gc.ca/projectbrowser-banqueprojets/project-projet/details/a034618001
Support to the Regional Infrastructure Integration Fund: Fund will support the following priority areas to facilitate both public and private infrastructure investments: (1) Strengthening best practices in regional regulatory frameworks by removing regulatory bottlenecks at border crossings; (2) Promoting investments that reduce the logistics costs of regional trade by investing in infrastructure corridors, ports and maritime services, and improving market structures for air cargo services; and (3) Enhancing transnational regulatory frameworks for key regional markets, such as energy and telecommunications. Committed CAD 10000000 Latin America & The Caribbean Inter-American Development Bank http://w05.international.gc.ca/projectbrowser-banqueprojets/project-projet/details/m013611001
ITC Institutional Support: This grant supports the ITC's operational plan for 2015. The Centre provides assistance by making policy environments friendlier for export business, by strengthening the institutions that provide support to exporters, and by assisting small export enterprises and communities to reach global markets with products and services. Its activities take into account crosscutting development issues such as gender equality, sustainable development and poverty reduction. Committed CAD 950000 Disbursed CAD 950000 Latin America & The Caribbean, Asia, Africa International Trade Centre http://w05.international.gc.ca/projectbrowser-banqueprojets/project-projet/details/d000971001
Caribbean Regional Technical Assistance Centre - Phase IV: Technical assistance and training through the IMF. Activities include training for government officials in the area of customs policy and administration and improved customs administration units implementing post clearance audit and risk management programs. Committed CAD 20000000 Caribbean International Monetary Fund http://w05.international.gc.ca/projectbrowser-banqueprojets/project-projet/details/a034618001
Support to the Regional Infrastructure Integration Fund: Fund will support the following priority areas to facilitate both public and private infrastructure investments: (1) Strengthening best practices in regional regulatory frameworks by removing regulatory bottlenecks at border crossings; (2) Promoting investments that reduce the logistics costs of regional trade by investing in infrastructure corridors, ports and maritime services, and improving market structures for air cargo services; and (3) Enhancing transnational regulatory frameworks for key regional markets, such as energy and telecommunications. Committed CAD 10000000 Latin America & The Caribbean Inter-American Development Bank http://w05.international.gc.ca/projectbrowser-banqueprojets/project-projet/details/m013611001
2016
Canada
ITC Institutional Support 2016-2019: This grant represents Canada’s institutional support to the International Trade Centre, the technical co-operation agency of the World Trade Organization and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. The Centre provides assistance by making policy environments friendlier for export business, by strengthening the institutions that provide support to exporters, and by assisting small export enterprises and communities to reach global markets with products and services. Its activities take into account crosscutting development issues such as gender equality, sustainable development and poverty reduction. Committed CAD 2850000 Disbursed CAD 950000 Latin America & The Caribbean, Asia, Africa International Trade Centre http://w05.international.gc.ca/projectbrowser-banqueprojets/project-projet/details/D002475001
Caribbean Regional Technical Assistance Centre - Phase IV: Technical assistance and training through the IMF. Activities include training for government officials in the area of customs policy and administration and improved customs administration units implementing post clearance audit and risk management programs. Committed CAD 20000000 Caribbean International Monetary Fund http://w05.international.gc.ca/projectbrowser-banqueprojets/project-projet/details/a034618001
Support to the Regional Integration Fund: fund will support the following priority areas to facilitate both public and private infrastructure investments: (1) Strengthening best practices in regional regulatory frameworks by removing regulatory bottlenecks at border crossings; (2) Promoting investments that reduce the logistics costs of regional trade by investing in infrastructure corridors, ports and maritime services, and improving market structures for air cargo services; and, (3) Enhancing transnational regulatory frameworks for key regional markets, such as energy and telecommunications. Committed CAD 10000000 Latin America & The Caribbean Inter-American Development Bank http://w05.international.gc.ca/projectbrowser-banqueprojets/project-projet/details/m013611001
Japan
Capacity building resources Disbursed USD 7000 Latin America & The Caribbean Government of Japan ODA
Capacity building resources Disbursed USD 4000 Latin America & The Caribbean Government of Japan ODA

Information updated on 25.09.2018.

Should you have any corrections or updates, please contact us