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The impact of the CARICOM CET reduction on OECS manufacturing and agro processing.,
CARICOM.,TARIFF POLICY.,MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY.,

This study reviews and analyses the protective arrangements for industries in the manufacturing and agro-processing sectors in the OECS. Also assesses the impact of a reduction in the rates of the Common External Tariff on the efficiency of producers in these industries. The study reviews the impact of various protective arrangements, such as tariffs, export incentives, price control and corporate income tax. Examines the constraints,on firm competitiveness and evaluates some policy conclusions as they relate to Article 56 protection.,


Published - 1995
Eastern Caribbean tourism competitiveness - impact of the Common External Tariff reduction.,
OECS.,TOURISM.,TARIFF POLICY.,ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.,

This study sets out to examine the factors influencing the competitiveness of the OECS hotel and tourism sector and the extent to which costs was a determining factor in the sectors competitiveness. Also examines the extent to which the Common External Tariff would affect the OECS tourism competitiveness by affecting the costs of operations in the hotel sector.,


Published - 1995
The regulation of international trade.,
GATT.,INTERNATIONAL TRADE.,WTO.,NAFTA.,EUROPEAN UNION.,CANADA.,USA.,INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS.,TRADE AGREEMENTS.,

This book is an introduction to the rules and regulations which govern international trade. Examines the theory and functioning of international trade regimes including those of GATT/WTO, The Canada-US FTA and NAFTA, as well as some aspects of the European Union (EU). Attention is also given to the rise of protectionism through the use of internal trade remedy law, including a detailed comparative analysis of the application of trade remedies to dumping and subsidies in Canada, the USA and the EU, as well as settlement of disputes in international trade. Contains individual chapters on trade in agricultural products, trade and development and international labour mobility. Also contains detailed discussion of 'new era' trade issues such as trade and investment, intellectual property rights and trade and environment.,


Published - 1995
Getting started in export: a training manual for SMEs.,
EXPORT MARKETING.,DEVELOPING COUNTRIES.,COSTING AND PRICING.,

Manual on export marketing aimed at small and medium-sized enterprises in developing countries. Covers different aspects of export marketing techniques; also considers the results of the Uruguay Round and their implications for developing countries and economies in transition. Includes exercises and glossary of related terms.,


Published - 1995
Latin America and the Caribbean: policies to improve linkages with the global economy.,
INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION.,LATIN AMERICA.,CARIBBEAN.,ECONOMIC INTEGRATION.,TRADE POLICY.,

Looks at the trends in the international economy and discusses three interrelated types of policies, namely trade policy, micro and meso-economic policy in support of production systems, and macroeconomic policy with specific emphasis on financial flows.,


Published - 1995
Financing means and sources: a guide to financing export projects.,
FINANCING.,DEVELOPING COUNTRIES.,EXPORT FINANCING.,

This manual focuses on means and sources of export project financing and their implications for developing countries as well as ways of determining a project's optimal capital structure and ensuring its liquidity.,


Published - 1995
Commonwealth guide to trading with NAFTA countries.,
NAFTA.,TRADE AGREEMENTS.,TARIFF BARRIERS.,MEXICO.,USA.,CANADA.,

This guide gives an overview of the economic and business background of NAFTA and provides essential information to exporters about this new environment. Contains detailed product and market information on fifteen important product groups. The guide comprises three sections. Section one provides an introduction to NAFTA explaining the removal of barriers and the creation of the North America Free Trade Area, implications for Commonwealth exporters and information on individual NAFTA country trading rules with Commonwealth countries. Section 2 provides an analysis of NAFTA requirements and marketing issues for 15 product groups of interest to Commonwealth exporters. Section 3 of the guide provides useful contacts, references and resources in NAFTA countries for the exporter.,


Published - 1995
Glossary of import management terms.,
GLOSSARIES.,IMPORT MANAGEMENT.,PURCHASING.,TRANSPORT.,CONTRACT.,INSURANCE.,SUPPLY MANAGEMENT.,

Terms current in import management activities and allied fields, including purchasing, transport, contract clauses andlegal aspects, insurance and supply management and related techniques. Gives alphabetical list of terms, terms in alphabetical order with short notes on meaning and customary use, and cross-references; annex gives French and Spanish equivalents to English terms listed.,


Published - 1995
Manufacturing sector implementation review: assessment of the level of regional sectoral competitiveness. Final report.,
MANUFACTURING PRODUCTS.,FURNITURE.,WOODEN PRODUCTS.,PROCESSED FOODS.,CLOTHING.,MARKETING RESEARCH.,INDUSTRY.,


Published - 1995
Caribbean integration: the OECS experience revisited.,
CARIBBEAN.,OECS.,ECONOMIC INTEGRATION.,REGIONAL CO-OPERATION.,

This book represents an effort to capture the formal presentations made at a two-day symposium on "Caribbean Integration the experience of the OECS and prospects". Looks at the imperatives of integration, the political administration structure which analysed the 1958-1962 federal experiment and social partners and integration. Also looks at economic, trade and international relational aspects and the political-administrative structure.,


Published - 1995
Strategic marketing in the Caribbean.,
CARIBBEAN.,MARKETING.,LATIN AMERICA.,USA.,CANADA.,MEXICO.,

This publication is divided into two parts. Part I looks at market strategies and focuses on market research, marketing and pricing, advertising and sales promotion, manufacturing, financing, joint ventures and information and assistance resources. Also contains information on how to master volatile markets and looks at some common characteristics of the Caribbean market. Part II gives an overview of some Caribbean markets, namely Puerto Rico, USVI, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Cayman Islands and Cuba.,


Published - 1995
Foreign, direct investment in the Caribbean,
CARIBBEAN.,OECS.,FOREIGN INVESTMENT.,

This study identifies the sources of information on Foreign Direct Investment in the Caribbean and provides an overview of the quantum of Foreign Direct Investment and the means used to measure it in Guyana, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago and eight member countries of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS). The paper concludes with suggestions to improve data availability and collection and provides a list of references to facilitate research on this topic.,


Published - 1995
Trade and economic development in small open economies: the case of the Caribbean countries.,
BARBADOS.,TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO.,JAMAICA.,CARICOM.,CARIBBEAN.,ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.,SMALL SCALE INDUSTRY.,

This document provides a detailed description of the export performance of Jamaica, Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago for the period 1970-1988. Analyzes the anti export bias by looking at the real effective exchange rates, and discusses the regional dimension of trade and development policy in CARICOM. Looks at two alternative propositions about the role of exports in Caribbean type economies, namely individual country analysis and empirical research and gives some suggestions on future areas of research that need to be pursued to further improve understanding of export performance.,


Published - 1995
Article 56 of the common market annex to the CARICOM Treaty. Manual and directory.,
OECS.,CARICOM.,TARIFF POLICY.,TRADE POLICY.,

This document is intended to serve as a guide to OECS member states in the administration of protection arrangements under Article 56 of the common market annex to the CARICOM Treaty. Document contains a list of OECS member states and enterprises which produce items granted Article 56 status.,


Published - 1994
Report on study of economic convergence in the CARICOM countries.,
CARIBBEAN.,MONETARY POLICY.,ECONOMIC POLICY.,CARICOM.,

This report seeks to contribute to the understanding of the key role of convergence in Caribbean monetary union. Several recommendations are presented which may guide future action. The report is divided into four sections which deal with theoretical issues surrounding economic covergence and empirical evidence on economic convergence. It also gives suggestions for the way towards a unified monetary system in the Caribbean.,


Published - 1994
Agreement among the governments of the member states of the Caribbean Community for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income, profits or gains and capital gains and for the encouragement of regi
CARICOM.,INVESTMENT.,TRADE POLICY.,REGIONAL CO-OPERATION.,

Text of the double taxation agreement between the Government of the CARICOM Member States.,


Published - 1994
The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA): implications for Australia.,
TRADE OPPORTUNITIES.,TRADE POLICY.,AUSTRALIA.,NAFTA.,TRADE AGREEMENTS.,AGRICULTURE.,MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY.,

This paper analyses the implications of NAFTA for Australia's trade interests in North America. It also seeks to identify the possible effects of future trade opportunities in North America, as well as Australia's exports to third country markets.,


Published - 1994
Agreement on trade, economic and technical co-operation between the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the government of the Republic of Colombia.,
ECONOMIC POLICY.,ECONOMIC INTEGRATION.,REGIONAL CO-OPERATION.,TRADE POLICY.,TRADE LIBERALISATION.,CARICOM.,COLOMBIA.,TRADE AGREEMENTS.,

Copy of agreement between CARICOM and Colombia on trade economic and technical co-operation. Lists the primary objectives as the strengthening of trade through the promotion and expansion of the sale of goods in both territories, promotion of investment aimed at taking advantage of opportunities offered by the markets of the parties, the facilitation of creation of operation of joint ventures, and the development of technical and scientific co-operation activities agreed upon. The promotion of private sector activities including business exchanges between the parties is also mentioned.,


Published - 1994
Total quality management: a how-to program for the high-performance business.,
QUALITY MANAGEMENT.,STANDARDS.,MANAGEMENT.,QUALITY CONTROL.,


Published - 1994
The relations between the United States and Latin America and the Caribbean: perspectives for hemispheric co-operation.,
INTERNATIONAL CO-OPERATION.,INTERNATIONAL TRADE.,TRADE LIBERALISATION.,USA.,LATIN AMERICA.,CARICOM.,

The document presents ideas on how to support Member States in preparation for the summit for the Americas which offers opportunities to discuss access by Latin American and Caribbean exporters to the US markets. Also discusses the future of Latin American and Caribbean integration within the framework of hemispheric trade liberalisation. Mentions the Initiative for Americas (IFA) as the most immediate reference to the co-operation represented by the summit. It also offers a brief assessment of trade and investment relations between Latin America and the Caribbean and the US. Sets forth some proposals on the objectives of the summit which aims to fostering discussions with the Latin American council.,


Published - 1994
The General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS): importance and opportunities for the Latin American region.,
ECONOMIC CONDITIONS.,ECONOMIC INTEGRATION.,INTERNATIONAL TRADE.,GATT.,REGIONAL CO-OPERATION.,SERVICES INDUSTRY.,

The aim of this document is to analyse the Caribbean provisions of the GATS text from a Latin American and Caribbean perspective. Discusses the current Uruguay Round of GATT talks and put into perspective the previous round of talks. Defines GATS, its scope and definition, general obligations, specific commitments and discusses article V of GATS which deals with economic integration within the region.,


Published - 1994
CARICOM and Venezuela: trade and investment.,
MARKETING RESERACH.,ECONOMIC INTREGRATION.,REGIONAL CO-OPERATION.,INTERNATIONAL TRADE.,INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES.,CARICOM.,VENEZUELA.,

Main purpose of study is to investigate the scope and obstacles to increasing trade and investment flows between Venezuela and CARICOM as a result of steps being taken to liberalize trade and investment and specifically stemming from the CARICOM/Venezuela Trade and Investment Agreement signed in October, 1992.,


Published - 1994
CARICOM Single Market and Economy - instrument of regional economic integration.,
CARICOM.,ECONOMIC INTEGRATION.,CARIBBEAN.,TRADE AGREEMENTS.,REGIONAL CO-OPERATION.,TRADE POLICY.,

The paper addresses the issues which influenced the move towards a CARICOM single market and economy. Discusses the concept and focus of the single market along with the need for CARICOM countries to increase the production of competitive goods and services. Analyses the expansion of trade agreements to Latin American countries. Highlights the major components in the development of a regional production framework and the procedures required to ensure implementation.,


Published - 1994
Exporting to the European Community under the Lome IV Convention. The trading co-operation arrangements including the Rules of Origin explained.,
EUROPE.,CARIBBEAN.,TRADE AGREEMENTS.,RULES OF ORIGIN.,INTERNATIONAL CO-OPERATION.,IMPORT REGULATIONS.,

This publication attempts to provide the business community, customs officials and persons concerned with the operation of the Lome IV Convention, with an explanation of its trade co-operation arrangements. Also includes the origin rules provision under which the eligibility of ACP products for preferential entry into the European Community, is determined.,


Published - August, 1993
North American Free Trade Agreement between the Government of the United States of America, the Government of Canada and the Government of the United Mexican States. Vol II.,
USA.,CANADA.,MEXICO.,TRADE AGREEMENTS.,TRADE POLICY.,


Published - 1993
Towards a Common trade policy for the CARICOM Single Market and Economy.,
CARICOM.,TRADE POLICY.,TARIFF POLICY.,RULES OF ORIGIN.,REGIONAL CO-OPERATION.,INTERNATIONAL TRADE.,

This study undertakes to provide an elaboration of the likely scope of a common external trade policy which is being adopted by the member countries of the single market, and the requirements for the implementation of such as common policy. The study reviews the objectives of the CARICOM single market and continues with an analysis of the internal market situation, the implications for harmonised trade relations with third countries and the requirements for the successful implementation of a common external trade policy. Also includes a summary of progress towards a common external trade policy.,


Published - 1993
Study on possibilities for establishing closer transportation links between Colombia, Mexico, Venezuela and the Caribbean Community. Progress report.,
TRANSPORT.,INTERNATIONAL CO-OPERATION.,REGIONAL CO-OPERATION.,MEXICO.,VENEZUELA.,COLOMBIA.,CARICOM.,

This report focusses on the work done on the study of transport links between CARICOM, Venezuela and Colombia effective November 1993. The report covers transport strategies to be evaluated as well as a proposal for completion of the study.,


Published - 1993
Trade policy issues: assessing the effects of the Uruguay Round.,
TRADE AGREEMENTS.,TRADE NEGOTIATIONS.,GATT.,

This paper aims at providing an overall quantitative and qualitative assessment of the Uruguay Round of Gatt talks. It reviews the general case for removal of trade interventions as well as provides quantitative estimates of potential net welfare gains associated with the conclusion of the Round. Also looks at the wider implications of the Round.,


Published - 1993
Common External Tariff of the Caribbean Common Market: based on the Harmonised Commodity Description and Coding System (H.S.).,
COMMON EXTERNAL TARIFF.,TARIFFS.,CARICOM.,

Includes the general rules for the interpretation of the Harmonised System; the schedule of rates, the list of conditional duty exemptions; the list of items ineligible for duty exemption; and lists A to D in which are set down these items on which the national customs tariff of Member States will carry rates of duty which are different from those in the schedule fo rates.,


Published - 1993
The case against free trade: Gatt, NAFTA and the globalization of corporate power.,
TRADE BARRIERS.,INTERNATIONAL TRADE.,TRADE LIBERALISATION.,TRADE POLICY.,USA.,CANADA.,MEXICO.,NAFTA.,TRADE AGREEMENTS.,GATT.,

This monograph provides various critiques of NAFTA, in the context of political and socio-economic degradation of third-world economies. The various contributors touch on areas such as the decline of democracy with free trade, the dangers of NAFTA, bio-diversity and intellectual property rights and the implications for sustainable agriculture in developing countries.,


Published - 1993
The North American Free Trade Agreement: labor, industry and Government perspectives.,
USA.,MEXICO.,CANADA.,TRADE AGREEMENTS.,INTERNATIONAL TRADE.,LABOUR.,INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT.,NAFTA.,

This book presents and discusses NAFTA from the point of view of labour, industry and government. The first part of this book makes an economic comparison of the three main countries, Canada, Mexico and the USA, and gives reasons why they support NAFTA and the main problems with the agreement. The second part presents several of the papers and recorded remarks made at the Minneapolis Convention Centre, which brought together representatives fr,om the labour, industry and government sector from all three governments with regards to NAFTA.,


Published - 1993
ISO 9000 international standards for quality management.,
INTERNATIONAL TRADE.,STANDARDS.,QUALITY CONTROL.,

This collection of documents on international quality stanbdards and quality management is primarily intended for application through normal buyer-seller relationships. Contains a variety of articles notably vision 2000 - A strategy for international standards implementation in the quality arena during the 1990's. It also includes quality management and quality assurance standards, quality systems - model for quality assurance in design, development, production installation and servicing.,


Published - 1993
Agreement on trade and investment between CARICOM and Venezuela.,
CARICOM.,VENEZUELA.,TRADE AGREEMENTS.,RULES OF ORIGIN.,TRADE PROMOTION.,


Published - 1993
The Common External Tariff (CET), its present status and implications for local business in the context of present hemispheric and international trends.,
CARICOM.,TARIFF POLICY.,RULES OF ORIGIN.,REGIONAL CO-OPERATION.,INTERNATIONAL TRADE.,

This paper provides the background and rationale for the establishment of the Common External Tariff by CARICOM Member States. Discusses the purpose of the CET and gives background to procedures which influenced the establishment of the structure range. Also explains the rationale for assignment of certain rates of duty.,


Published - 1992
The CARICOM CET: An OECS solution and its implications.,
CARICOM.,OECS.,TRAIFF POLICY.,RULES OF ORIGIN.,REGIONAL CO-OPERATION.,

This paper attempts to analyse the objective of the CET, its implications for the OECS and the CARICOM region and to suggest what the future direction of the region should be. Covers the genesis and structure of the Common External Tariff, and the implications of the CET on greater and lesser developed countries in CARICOM. Also includes proposals for amending the CET as well as an OECS strategy or approach to implementation of the CET.,


Published - 1992
Position paper on CET.,
JAMAICA.,TARIFF POLICY.,RULES OF ORIGIN.,MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY.,

Briefly outlines the overall impact which the CET may have on the Jamaica manufacturing industry. Continues with a synopsis of responses received from some companies in Jamaica on the proposed reduction in the Common External Tariff and its likely impact on manufacturers.,


Published - 1992
Overview of the report of the West Indian Commission. Time for action.,
CARIBBEAN.,CARICOM.,REGIONAL CO-OPERATION.,ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.,


Published - 1992
CARICOM Single Market and economy: concept objectives, element and work programme.,
CARICOM.,SINGLE MARKET.,

Outlines the concepts of an ideal single market and economy as well as that for a CARICOM single market and economy. Details the objectives and indicates that the introduction of the Single Market and Economy can be accomplished by implementing the elements that are needed to deepen the economic integration process from a free trade area to customs union and thence a single market work programme for the introduction of the singla market and economy.,


Published - 1992
Agriculture in a North American Free Trade Agreement: analysis of liberalizing trade between the United States and Mexico
USA, CANADA, MEXICO, NAFTA, INTERNATIONAL TRADE, TRADE POLICY, TRADE LIBERALISATION

This report provids some background information and analysis on the agricultural aspects of a hypothetical North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), in which all trade barriers are removed. It stresses the importance of negotiations towards NAFTA in order to avoid unfair advantages. Recognising that USA, Canada and Mexico are major agricultural trading partners, it stresses the need to rationalise border protections and clarity in trade negotiations.




Published - 1992
Time for action: report of the West Indian Commission,
CARIBBEAN.,CARICOM.,REGIONAL CO-OPERATION.,ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.,

Report on the possibilities and implications of Caribbean integration in light of changing global economic developments such as Europe 1992, Free Trade Areas between Canada and the USA.,


Published - 1992
Trade control measures in CARICOM member states.,
CARICOM.,CARIBBEAN.,REGIONAL TRADE.,INTRA-REGIONAL TRADE.,TARIFF BARRIERS.,IMPORT RESTRICTIONS.,IMPORTS.,

This text "Trade control measures in CARICOM countries", covers a wide area when appraised against the background of most generally known definition codes for trade control measures according to UNCTAD. The information in this document is based on interviews and documentation from leading agencies concerned with trade in the CARICOM region. The contents bring together the laws and regulations with administrative procedures and practices.,


Published - 1992
Report on trade control measures affecting intra-CARICOM trade.,
CARIBBEAN.,CARICOM.,REGIONAL TRADE.,INTRA-REGIONAL TRADE.,IMPORTS.,IMPORT RESTRICTIONS.,TARIFF BARRIERS.,

This summary paper examines legislation a well as administrative guidelines, regulations, policies and procedures since, in most cases, it is in the implementation of the trade policies that these problems are experienced.,




Published - 1992
Do rules control power? GATT articles and arrangements in the Uruguay Round
GATT, TRADE POLICY, INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS

Finger and Dhar contend that the elaboration and application of GATT rules has been an exercise in the application of economic and political power, and not in its control. They also suggest that national practice usually determine what the GATT rules mean. They contend that Gatt do not put limits on national practices, but provide international sanction for these practices.




Published - 1992
CARICOM CET: an OECS solution and its implications.,
COMMON EXTERNAT TARIFF.,CARICOM.,OCES.,TARIFF POLICY.,

Takes an objective view of the CARICOM CET, its implications for the OECS and the CARICOM region and indicates where we should go from here. Examines aspects such as its genesis and structure; implications of the CET for the MDCs and LDCs of CARICOM; proposed OECS recommendations for amending the CARICOM CET; and an OECS state for a CET.,


Published - 1992
Caribbean Common Market. Procedures and requirements for intra-regional trade in processed and manufactured goods.,
CARIBBEAN.,CARICOM.,MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY.,TRADE POLICY.,TRADE PRACTICES.,

This study examines certain procedures and requirements relating to trade among Member States of the Caribbean Common Market in processed and manufactured goods and identifies factors which can place limitations on the expansion of regional trade.,


Published - April, 1991
Non-tariff barriers to intra-CARICOM trade in primary agricultural products.,
TRADE BARRIERS.,TRADE LIBERALISATION.,TRADE POLICY.,TARIFF POLICY.,CARICOM.,AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS.,

This study looks at the possibilities of trade liberalisation and the policy barriers which hinder free trade of agricultural products in the CARICOM region. takes a detaile look at the policy barriers which affect free trade barriers arising from inadequate strategies and sdministrative mechanisms. Reports on individual member states on their import and export requirements and procedures.,


Published - April, 1991
Agreement between the Government of the United States of America and CARICOM concerning a United States - CARICOM council on trade and investment
CARIBBEAN, CARICOM, USA, TRADE PROMOTION, INVESTMENT PROMOTION

Text of the agreement provides details on areas in trade and investment to be addressed and provides broad guidelines and objectives for the operation of the agreement.




Published - 1991
CARICOM Enterprise Regime
CARIBBEAN, CARICOM, CER, REGIONAL CO-OPERATION, INVESTMENT, JOINT VENTURES

This booklet explains how the CARICOM Enterprise Regime (CER) operates and describes the function of the various administration authorities associated with it. The sectors to which the CER will apply are listed along with the criteria which allow companies to be designated CARICOM enterprises. Also mentioned are the benefits to be gained by becoming a CARICOM enterprise and conditions which would result in a loss of enterprise status. Includes a list of addresses which can be contacted for further information. Hard copy only.




Published - 1991
Towards a CARICOM Single Market and Economy
ECONOMIC INTEGRATION, CARICOM, INTERNATIONAL TRADE, TRADE AGREEMENTS, REGIONAL CO-OPERATION, TRADE POLICY

This document highlights the full range of issues that are pertinent to the creation of a CARICOM single market and economy. It was the subject of a discussion at a high level meeting of regional officials and experts in 1991 and subsequently is geared to reflect the views and recommendations of the participants. It is aimed at the technical personnel of the region and discusses topics such as defining a single market, objectives of CARICOM, and measures to achieve a single market.




Published - 1991
The objectives and scope of the Common External Tariff of the Caribbean Community.,
CARICOM.,CARIBBEAN.,TARIFF POLICY.,ECONOMIC INTEGRATION.,OECS.,RULES OF ORIGIN.,TRADE POLICY.,

Accesses the impact of the introduction of a common external tariff on the economies of CARICOM Member States. Highlights the objectives of the tariff and emphasises some of its advantages. Discusses proposed changes to the Rules of Origin governing the treatment of goods within the Common Market and outlines other activities which would contribute to the establishment of a CARICOM Trade Regime.,


Published - February 1991
JAMAICA.,ECONOMIC CONDITIONS.,INTERNATIONAL TRADE.,

Provides an analysis of the economic performance of the Jamaican economy. Examines the macroeconomic performance as well as that of domestic production. Focuses on the sectors of agriculture, mining, manufacturing, tourism and energy supplies.,


Published - December,1990
Rules of origin of the Caribbean Common Market. An explanation of its scope and operational features
CARIBBEAN, CARICOM, REGIONAL CO-OPERATION, RULES OF ORIGIN, TARIFF POLICY

This publication identifies those changes in the origin system and provides an explanation of the system which entered into operation on June 1981. Covers the structure of the origin system, qualification for common market treatment certification and verification procedures adopted by the Caribbean Common Market. Hard copy only.




Published - 1990
Common External Tariff of the Caribbean Common Market. An explanation of its scope and operational features
CARIBBEAN, CARICOM, TARIFF POLICY, CUSTOMS

Examines the objectives and scope of the common external tariff. Outlines the structure of tariff rates and indicates departures and exemption from the tariff structure. Also identifies special concessions granted to OECS countries.




Published - 1990
Caribbean Development to the year 2000. Challenges, prospects and policies.
CARIBBEAN.,CARICOM.,ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.,FOREIGN AID.,DEVELOPING COUNTRIES.,DEVELOPED COUNTRIES.,INTERNATIONAL TRADE.,POPULATION.,

Provides a critical and evaluative analysis of the economic development, performance and prospects of Caribbean Community countries. Examines changing economic patterns and mentions the effect that a reduction in capital flow from the developed countries would have on the economies of developing nations. Discusses the economic development of Caribbean countries as affected by (1) world economic trends, particularly those of trade, manufacturing and foreign investment, (2) population growth and employment opportunities and (3) the domestic economy performance particularly in the areas of agriculture, manufacturing and foreign trade. Discusses the importance of intra-Caricom and south-south t,rade arrangements.




Published - 1988
Rules of origin respecting CARIBCAN
CANADA, CARIBBEAN, TRADE AGREEMENTS, RULES OF ORIGIN

This memorandum outlines the regulations which determine the origin of goods for the purposes of Commonwealth Caribbean countries, with respect to tariff treatment. Lists the range of products which will be considered under CARIBCAN and procedures used to determine origin of goods. Hard copy only.




Published - 1988
Treaty establishing the Caribbean Community Chaguarams 4th July 1973
CARIBBEAN, CARICOM, RULES OF ORIGIN, TARIFF POLICY, REGIONAL CO-OPERATION

Official text of treaty which established the Caribbean Community in 1973. Covers principles and origins of the community, the co-ordination of foreign policies, and general and fiscal provisions of the treaty. Annex to the treaty discusses trade liberalisation issues and mentions the issues of common market origin and the establishment of a Common External Tariff. Also covers the movement of persons and capital, economic policy and development planning and provisions for the less developed countries in the Community. Hard copy only.




Published - 1973
World tariff profiles 2011,
WTO,STATISTICS,TARIFFS,MARKET ACCESS CONDITIONS,AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS,NON TARIFF BARRIERS,

The World Tariff Profiles is a joint publication of the WTO, ITC and UNCTAD devoted to market access for goods. This statistical yearbook contains a comprehensive compilation of the main tariff parameters for each of the 153 WTO members plus other countries and customs territories where data is available. Each country profile presents information on tariffs imposed by each economy on its imports complemented with an analysis of the market access conditions it faces in its major export markets. The publication is presented in three main parts. The first part shows summary statistics for all countries and territories for all products, as well as a break-down into agricultural and non-agricultural products. The second part shows for each of these countries and territories one full page with disaggregation by sectors and duty ranges. It also contains a section on the market access conditions faced in their respective major export markets. The third part contains a summary table on concessions on Other Duties and Charges (ODCs).,


Published - Geneva 2011
Positive Paper - Role of Trade Promotion Organizations in the Design and Management National Export Strategies.,
EXPORT MARKETING,ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT,TRADE PROMOTION,INFRASTRUCTURE,

The Focus of this paper is on the role of a particular type of organization- the national trade promotion organization or TPO- in tackling a very complex and politically controversial subject-the creation of wealth and prosperity, jobs and growth, and thus economic development in a county or sub-national jurisdiction.,


Published - 3-5 April
Treaty establishing the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States
OECS, REGIONAL CO-OPERATION, TRADE POLICY

This document looks at the treaty establishing the oECS and gives information on membership, purposes and functions, composition and affairs of the foreign affairs committee, and economic affairs committee. Also looks at the co-ordination and harmonisation of foreign policy, relations with international organisations and other countries, external auditors and the budget.




Published - ND
BARBADOS.,STATISTICAL DATA.,BANKING.,FINANCING.,INTERNATIONAL TRADE.,INDUSTRY.,

Provides ststistical information on commercial banking transactions, interest rates, securities and performance of financial institutions, such as trust companies, insurance companies and development banks. Also reviews the performance in foreign trade and public finance. Includes information on the retail price index and on industrial production.,


Published - Februay 1991

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