PM: New International Business Needed For Barbados

Sharon Austin Top Stories

Barbados needs to pick up new business in the area of international business and financial services. This view was expressed by Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley after the Barbados International Business Association’s (BIBA) Task Force, led by Chairman Ben Arrindell, presented a report to the Government of Barbados. Those attending the meeting included Minister of International Business and Industry, Ronald …

Seize Opportunities With Block Chain Technology

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

Barbadians are being urged to open their minds to the phenomenal opportunities which blockchain technology and its associated products can bring. The encouragement came today from Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Business Development, Donville Inniss, as he addressed the Barbados International Business Association’s (BIBA) FinTech Seminar at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Two Mile Hill, St. Michael. Acknowledging …

Int’l Business Division Developing Manual

Julie Carrington Ministry News

The International Business Division of the Ministry of Industry is producing a manual that would seek to make its stakeholders aware of the various processes involved in the sector. The announcement was made on Monday evening by the Director of the International Business Division, Kevin Hunte, as he addressed a cocktail reception hosted by the Barbados International Business Association (BIBA) …

BIBA Praised For Health Care Support

Joy Springer Top Stories

Health Minister John Boyce has praised the Barbados International Business Association (BIBA) and its partners for their continued commitment to the strengthening of the health care system in Barbados. Speaking today at a presentation ceremony of two autoclave machines by BIBA to the Eunice Gibson Polyclinic in Warrens, Mr. Boyce disclosed that over the last five years, BIBA had donated …

IB Sector Needs Education Campaign

Theresa Blackman Top Stories

International Business Minister, Donville Inniss, is calling for a national education campaign to be done on the International Business (IB) sector. During a courtesy call at his Reef Road office from recently-appointed President of the Barbados International Business Association (BIBA), Gregory McConney, Mr. Inniss stated that he would like BIBA and the Ministry of International Business to partner on such …

Business Facilitator Promises Improved Dialogue

Joy Springer Ministry News

Government’s newly-appointed Business Facilitator has made it clear that while he will seek to improve communication between Government departments and the business sector, he will not act as a tribunal or arbitrator, making final decisions on outstanding matters. Senator Darcy Boyce, in an address to the Barbados International Business Association last Friday, said: “My role is to ensure misunderstandings are …