Know your export markets | Looking outwards

Every export market has its own character. Get to know the possibilities, the hazards and the quirks of each one WORDS BY: Lisa M. Douglas-Paul Trade and Research Economist, Trinidad…

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Non-tariff barriers – the exporter’s nightmare | Looking outwards

As if exporting wasn’t enough of a challenge already, the exporter can easily be ambushed by unexpected traps and pitfalls in the target market. Here’s how to deal with them…

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Who does Trinidad & Tobago have trade deals with? | Looking outwards

Trinidad and Tobago already has trade agreements in place with many of its regional and international partners, all designed to boost exports and make them easier and less costly WORDS…

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The exporters’ voices of experience | Looking outwards

Six successful T&T exporters describe the export journey they have taken, and offer encouragement and advice for those who are starting out WORDS BY: Natalie Dookie Writer/Business Development Consultant Published…

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The future of money

They are steadily creeping through the Caribbean: new forms of currency, new ways of paying for things, young companies shaping their own niches in this new “fintech” market. Have you…

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The challenge of digital marketing

If you still have any doubts about whether you need to take your business into the complex world of digital marketing … read on! WORDS By: Karel McIntosh Director of…

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Trinidad & Tobago’s digital “to-do” list

There are specific issues which Trinidad and Tobago needs to deal with if it is to be truly competitive in the global digital world WORDS By: Tracy Hackshaw Published in…

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How far has Trinidad & Tobago come?

Trinidad and Tobago can take credit for travelling a good way along the road to digital transformation, even if there is much further still to go WORDS By: Tracy Hackshaw…

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Moving from recovery to growth in Trinidad & Tobago

Published in CONTACT Magazine The domestic landscape The local economy appears to be in a state of modest recovery. In his mid-year review, the Minister of Finance indicated that the…

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The future of work

How anxious should people be for their jobs as technology advances? Will new, intelligent machines take the place of human labour? WORDS By: CAROLINA GONZALEZ-VELOSA Labour Markets Specialist, InterAmerican Development…

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