A new programme aimed at boosting Barbados??? export earnings will soon be launched.
The Going Global initiative, which is being launched through the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation, will feature a number of capacity building activities and in-market promotions that are intended to expand the amount of local products for export, and the consumption of these products in both traditional and emerging markets.
Minister of Industry, Donville Inniss, will deliver the keynote address at the official launch on Wednesday, September 16, at the Bagnall???s Point Gallery, Pelican Craft Centre, Princess Alice Highway, Bridgetown, at 9:30 a.m.??Also in attendance will be several key stakeholders in industry and business drawn from the public and private sectors, as well as representatives of the productive, retail and tourism sectors.