Export Barbados (BIDC) should soon have a robust strategy in place to help build the local life sciences industry as it pursues its goal of making Barbados a life sciences hub in the Caribbean.
Three local firms have come out on top in the Compete Caribbean Partnership Facility (CCPF) and Export Barbados’ Ocean Challenge. The successful firms are eligible for...
A delegation comprising officers of Export Barbados (BIDC) and the Barbados Trust Fund Limited (BTFL), as well as a representative of a local food business departed this week for Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to attend Franchise Expo South, scheduled for September 9–10, 2022.
The Government of Barbados and the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) have announced the first-ever Africa-Caribbean Trade and Investment Forum (ACTIF2022), scheduled to take place in Bridgetown, Barbados, from August 31 to September 3, 2022.
On Friday, June 17, 2022, the curtain came down on the inaugural National Innovation Challenge – Beauty Edition, with the finalists awarded for using their creativity and ingenuity in developing beauty products that can rival some of the best worldwide.
Barbados has reaffirmed its commitment to strengthening bilateral relations with Guyana in various areas, including agriculture, to achieve food security and housing.
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.
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.
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.
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...