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Belize

Trade facilitation agreement ratified: September 2, 2015

 

Mr. Andy Sutherland

Acting Director General for Foreign Trade

Directorate General for Foreign Trade
Ministry of Economic Development, Petroleum, Investment, Trade and Commerce
3rd Floor, Garden City Building
3894 Mountain View Boulevard
Water Reservoir Area, Belmopan, Belize C.A.
Belize

Telephone: 501 822 3263/2832/2833

Fax: 501 822 2837

H.E. Mrs. Yvonne S. Hyde

Chief Executive Officer, National Authorizing Officer

Ground Floor
Right Wing
Sir Edney Cain Building
Belmopan City
Belize

Telephone: 501 822 2526/ 822 2527 / 822 1495

Fax: 501 822 3673

Mr. Raineldo Urbina

First Secretary, Embassy of Belize in Brussels

Boulevard Brand Whitlock 87/93
6th Floor, 1200 Brussels
Belgium

Telephone: +32 2 732 6204

Fax: +32 2 732 6246

Mr. Tirso Galvez

Chief Transport Officer

Department of Transport
Belize

Telephone: 802-2692

Fax: 802-3317

Mrs. Estelle Leslie

Deputy Comptroller of Customs and Excise Department

#1 Caesar Ridge Road
Port Loyola
Belize

Telephone: 501 223 7092

Fax: 501 223 7091

Reports, Studies, etc.

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 15.11.2018.

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