Entries by Brenda John

Trade Impact – St. Kitts & Nevis Perspective

Trade Impact! Whether we are talking about Brexit, Trump’s strategies to “Make America Great Again”, or bilateral arrangements with another Caribbean or international country, the impact of trade agreements on the smaller islands of the Caribbean is significant and require special attention if we are to achieve any benefits. When you take into consideration the fact […]

Crime Is Personal in small islands

When business owners of small, medium or large enterprises on small islands are attacked, the crime is personal!  Everyone knows either the perpetrators or the victims!  This knowledge is actually a problem in more ways than one.  It unfortunately means that the law enforcement agents also know and are known by the criminals, making everyone […]

St. Kitts-Nevis and the WTO TFA

What does this mean for the private sector? Signatories to the agreement believe that the major beneficiaries of this agreement is the private sector entities that fully embrace the WTO TFA.  Through improved  global trade mechanisms, new exporters will experience a smoother process that facilitates access to markets otherwise blocked by complicated trade procedures; trade exports […]

CIC President – FIM 2016

Improving the OECS Business Climate was the topic ably addressed by the President of the St. Kitts-Nevis Chamber of Industry & Commerce at this years Financial Information Month ((FIM). Click here to view the full presentation.

St. Kitts-Nevis National Consultation – 2016

Mr. Jose Rosa President of the St. Kitts-Nevis Chamber of Industry & Commerce comments on what is required to Accelerate Growth and Build Resiliency in the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis. Read the speech accelerating-growth-and-building-resilience-national-consulation-revised-by-jr

Brexit vs Caribbean

Is Brexit a threat for the Caribbean? Britain has spoken! Availing themselves of their democratic right to be in full control of their own destiny, Brexit caused shock waves, felt around the world. Amongst those concerned, are the small islands territories making up the Caribbean. There has been enough buzz for months about the potential […]

Caribbean’s Correspondent Banking

Caribbean countries continue to pay very close attention to the challenges faced within the banking sector. Alicia Nicholls in an article published on Caribbean Trade Law and Development clearly articulates the relationship between Caribbean banks and the international world. “Correspondent banking relationships are Caribbean countries’ umbilical cord to the international financial system. They allow for the conduct of international […]