Manufacturing the future in Trinidad & Tobago | Contact Magazine

An improved trading environment is needed to create a sustainable resilient manufacturing sector. Tackling bureaucratic challenges, illicit trade and an uncertain industrial relations climate are high on the TTMA’s agenda…

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Towards a renaissance of agriculture in Trinidad & Tobago | Contact Magazine

If there is one good thing to come from climate change, it will be a radical rethink of agriculture and agro-processing and a shift towards a “climate-smart” industry by Steve…

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Empowering Trinidad & Tobago’s artists | Contact Magazine

The creative sector was identified by Trinidad and Tobago as a priority sector for growth in 2011. What has it achieved since then, and how far does it still have…

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The challenge of renewable energy in Trinidad & Tobago | Contact Magazine

Depleting oil and gas resources, and a 79% growth in Trinidad and Tobago’s carbon footprint: these alone should provide enough impetus to resolve the many problems associated with renewable energy…

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Attracting investors to Trinidad & Tobago | Contact Magazine

When it comes to inward investment, whether for export or not, InvesTT is the key support agency to deal with by Joel Henry, Writer/Freelance journalist Published in CONTACT Magazine  …

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Economic outlook — March 2019 | Contact Magazine

Published in CONTACT Magazine Latin America and the Caribbean The year 2019 is poised to be a better one for the Latin American economy, after a tough 2018 characterised by…

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SM Jaleel: “Internationally Known … T&T Owned” | Contact Magazine

This year’s winner of the prestigious Chamber award is a worthy Champion of Business, as its remarkable export success shows WORDS BY: Kalifa Sarah Clyne Published in CONTACT Magazine  …

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Breaking into Europe | Contact Magazine

Exporting to the European market can be a formidable challenge, even without the threat of Brexit in March 2019. The key is thorough preparation and reconnaisance, understanding the Economic Partnership…

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Know your export markets | Contact Magazine

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 | Contact Magazine

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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