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Trinidad and Tobago

Trade facilitation agreement ratified: July 27, 2015

 

Ms. Trudy LEWIS

Senior Economist (Ag.)

Ministry of Trade and Industry
Trade Directorate - Goods Unit
Level 14, Nicholas Tower
63-65 Independence Square
Port of Spain
Trinidad and Tobago

Telephone: (868) 627-8418

Fax: +1 624 9594

Ms. Adriana George-Sharpe

Director (Ag.)

Ministry of Planning and Sustainable Development
Level 12, Technical Cooperation Unit
Eric Williams Finance Building
Independence Square
Port of Spain
Trinidad and Tobago

Telephone: +1 (868) 627 9700 ext. 2090

Fax: +1 (868) 625 6608

Mr. Ornal Barman

Second Secretary

Permanent Mission of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago to
the United Nations Office at Geneva
37-39 rue de VERMONT
1202 GENEVA
Switzerland

Telephone: +41 22 918 0380

Fax: +41 22 734 9138

Ms. Yasmin Harris

Collector (Ag)

Customs and Excise Division, Ministry of Finance
Government Campus Plaza
1 Ajax Street
Port of Spain
Trinidad and Tobago

Telephone: +1 (868) 625 5525

Fax: + (868) 625 4138

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 13.11.2018.

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