On Tuesday, February 15th, 2022, the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers’ Confederation, alongside the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) hosted an informational webinar on the CARICOM-Colombia Trade Agreement aimed at determining whether The Bahamas should accede to the Agreement. This webinar featured a presentation from Mrs. Brickell Pinder, Director of Trade and Industry Unit, and her team at the MOEA.
The Inter-American Development Bank’s (IDB) Country Representative Daniela Carrera Marquis said the group is looking at ways to trigger international private sector investment in the Family Islands through something called a Family Islands investment fund, according to a statement on a meeting between Marquis and Minister of Agriculture, Marine Resources and Family Island Affairs Clay Sweeting.
The below publication presents data on the value and volume of trade between The Bahamas and the rest of the world. It contains a five year series of summary data to provide an historical view of trade for The Bahamas during that period. Detailed tables (both annual and quarterly) of the year 2020 are presented in order to provide an in depth view of trade for that year.