first_img Oct 12, 2020 Aug 25, 2020 30 July, 2018, Bridgetown/Geneva (Caribbean Development Bank Press Release)  – The International Trade Centre (ITC) and the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) have announced that they are scaling up their partnership to strengthen support for businesses across the Caribbean region. The announcement was made by CDB President, Dr.  and ITC Executive Director, Arancha González during a meeting at CDB’s headquarters in Bridgetown, Barbados on July 27. During the meeting, Smith and González signed a partnership agreement, which confirms ITC as one of CDB’s key partners for the implementation of trade-led development projects in the Caribbean Region. While having collaborated on a number of projects for several years, it is the first time that the two organisations have formalised a partnership agreement. “This agreement represents the ITC and CDB’s shared vision for sustainable economic development in the Bank’s Borrowing Member Countries. Through this framework, we look forward to working collaboratively with ITC to implement innovative projects that will boost competitiveness and productivity, especially for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises,” said Dr. Smith. Aug 31, 2020 Belize economy contracts by 23.3% – CARICOM Business… LIAT to Resume Operations in November? – CARICOM… You may be interested in…center_img Chairman of CDB’s Board of Governors, PM Keith Mitchell, pays official visit to Bank’s HeadquartersJune 23, 2017, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Dr. The Right Honourable Keith Mitchell, Prime Minister of Grenada and Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), on Friday urged the institution to continue playing a role in accelerating the implementation of the development agenda for the Caribbean.  “Together,…June 25, 2017In “Barbados”CDB President announces up to US$800M for disaster recovery, amid strong Bank performance in 2017February 7, 2018, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – President of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), Dr. Wm. Warren Smith, today announced that the institution is making USD700 to 800 million (mn) available to help Borrowing Member Countries (BMCs) recover from the impact of the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season. The funding, which the Bank is…February 7, 2018In “CARICOM”International Trade Centre: A Remarkable Jamaican AchievementJamaican nationals have recorded a remarkable achievement at the International Trade Centre (ITC) located in Geneva, Switzerland.  The United Nations (UN) Secretary General, António Guterres, last week announced that he had appointed Jamaican national, Mrs. Pamela Coke Hamilton, ITC Executive Director. Her appointment will be initially for 3 years. What…July 29, 2020In “Indepth”Share this on WhatsApp Cruise Ships Banned Until 2021- CARICOM Business News Aug 17, 2020 Guyana Waives Banking Fees for Rest of 2020 – CARICOM… ITC Executive Director, Arancha González said: “CDB has a track record of investing in projects that have an impact on people and businesses across the Caribbean. With this agreement ITC and CDB will be able to ensure that more micro, small and medium-sized enterprises are empowered to realise their potential and tap into regional and global value chains.” As a first step in the new partnership, the two organisations will explore and identify priority sectors and priority countries for interventions. Previous collaboration between ITC and CDB has resulted in successful projects in several countries and has covered areas including agriculture. One such example is the creation of a Trade Information Portal for The Bahamas, which has enabled exporters to better take advantage of opportunities in foreign markets. Share this:PrintTwitterFacebookLinkedInLike this:Like Loading… last_img

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