Caribbean Community member states have benefitted from the introduction of value-added taxes, but more reform is needed, says a new paper from the International Monetary Fund.Read Full Story
Caribbean territory Saint Vincent and the Grenadines has committed to undertake a more ambitious fiscal consolidation program in recent negotiations with the International Monetary Fund. Read Full Story
Latin American trade bloc Mercosur discussed at its 46th Summit on July 29, 2014, proposals to create an economic zone with the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America, Petrocaribe, and the Caribbean Community.Read Full Story
On May 28, in Port of Spain, Trinidad, Vice President Joe Biden and Haitian President Michel Martelly signed a trade and investment framework agreement, which will provide for a forum to discuss specific trade issues between the United States and the Caribbean Community.Read Full Story
European Union Ambassador to the Caribbean region, Paola Amadei has sought to dispel misconceptions in relation to the Economic Partnership Agreement concluded to establish a free trade zone between the European Union and the fifteen members of the Caribbean Community and the Dominican Republic in 2008.Read Full Story
The World Trade Organization's Committee on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures has granted a final extension to the transitional period - until the end of 2013 - for the removal of tax-based export subsidy programmes by 19 developing countries.Read Full Story
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