Yesterday, a delegation from Export Barbados (BIDC) and local agricultural businesses departed for Guyana to attend the inaugural Agri-Investment Forum & Expo, scheduled for May 19-21, 2022.
Export Barbados (BIDC) is pleased to announce that its Chief Executive Officer, Mark Hill, has been invited to join the Geneva-based International Trade Centre's (ITC) advisory board for trade promotion, effective May 16, 2022.
French Red Cross to host a regional cooperation event on disaster management in the Caribbean from May 17 to 19
More than 40 participants from 12 Red Cross Societies and regional partners, including the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDMEA), will participate in a regional workshop on cooperation and disaster risk management from May 17-19, 2022, in Sint Maarten. The Caribbean is exposed to major challenges in terms of natural hazards, epidemics, and climate change. In this context, strengthening cooperation and emergency response capacities is a major strategic goal to increase the resilience of populations significantly. As such, the event will be marked by the presence of the Director General of the French Red Cross, Jean-Christophe Combe.
Export Barbados recently continued discussions on creating a Gold Exchange in this country, with representatives of Gold Jewelers and Raw Gold Dealers in Guyana, hearing first-hand, plans for the Gold Exchange and a gold jewelry center in Bridgetown.
A buzz of excitement filled the air on Saturday, April 23, as the Barbados leg of the Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay made its way across the length and breadth of the island.
With the help of Export Barbados (BIDC), over USD $20,000 worth of products from six local manufacturers are being shipped to Ghana as the first step in cementing commercial ties with that West African nation and the wider African continent.
The Barbados Olympic Association (BOA) Inc. has developed a new funding regime to assist athletes and is investing approximately $1.6 million in direct athlete funding for 2022.
Export Barbados (BIDC) and Compete Caribbean Launch Ocean Innovation Challenge to Provide Support to Blue Economy Companies
Barbadian innovators and private sector firms operating in the Blue Economy now have the opportunity to take their existing businesses to the next level. Export Barbados (BIDC) and the Compete Caribbean Partnership Facility have partnered to launch the Ocean Innovation Challenge 2022 – an initiative to provide technical and financial support to Barbadian companies that are operating in sectors within the Blue Economy.
Last weekend, Export Barbados and the Ministry of Industry, Innovation, Science and Technology hosted a high-level delegation from the Co-operative Republic of Guyana to...
Today, Export Barbados (BIDC) unveiled a new eCommerce portal, giving clients another avenue to make payments through the Corporation's website using a credit card.
Export Barbados (BIDC) has come to the assistance of breadfruit exporters Shawn Holder of Holder's Food & Exports and Erasmus Alfred of E&C Marketing.The two men...