Archer to open regional forum on export

| 20/06/2014

(CNS): Cayman will be hosting a major regional conference at the Westin Thursday when leaders from around the Caribbean region and private sector representatives arrive for the Caribbean Export Development Agency’s 9th meeting of the CARIFORUM. This includes the French Caribbean Outermost regions and the EU’s Overseas Countries and Territories (OCTs) in the Caribbean Task Force on Trade and Investment on June 26-27, 2014. Marco Archer, the finance and economic development minister will open the event at which the issue of export development, trade and investment in the region will be discussed.

The event is expected to attract to the Cayman Islands ggovernment representatives from CARIFORUM, FCORs and OCTs, regional organisations such as Caribbean Export, CARICOM Secretariat and Secretariat of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States and some members of the private sector.

Known as Caribbean Export CARIFORUM aims to increase the competitiveness of Caribbean countries for more information visit

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  1. Anonymous says:

    The only exports are rum cake and fugitives.

  2. Anonymous says:

    We are sure importing a lot of Jamaicans though.

  3. Anonymous says:

    Cayman suffers a huge competitiveness problem currently-too high costs. I suspect all we really export now is Cubans (and that is a re-export) and WP non-renewals….not the best sign of a healthy economy