BIDC Leads Trade Mission To St. Lucia

Shamkoe Pilé Ministry News

Nine Barbadian companies are currently on a trade mission to St. Lucia, which is being led by the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC). The companies include: East Point Productions Inc., a vocal coaching and training services business founded by Kellie Cadogan; Fiberpol Inc., which specializes in kitchen cabinetry and countertops; Innovative Interiors & Design Associates Inc., which provides interior …

Export Thrust Must Start At Company Level

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

“The virtues of exporting, though wrapped up in the macro level, must be nurtured at the micro level.” This was underscored yesterday by Minister of International Business and Industry, Ronald Toppin, as he addressed the graduation ceremony for representatives of 16 companies, who participated in the 2018 edition of the Export-Readiness Programme (ERP) held by the Barbados Investment and Development …

BIDC Lauded For Export Growth Strategy

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

The Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC), has been lauded for “timely facilitating” programmes aimed at boosting the island’s export growth across China, Western Europe and Great Britain, North and Central America and Latin America. The recognition came yesterday as Minister of International Business and Industry, Ronald Toppin, acknowledged the role played by the BIDC’s Export-Readiness Programme (ERP) in helping …

BIDC’s Export Readiness Programme Graduation

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Sixteen companies from the manufacturing and services sectors have completed the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation’s (BIDC) four-month Export-Readiness Programme (ERP) and will receive their Certificates of Completion tomorrow, Wednesday, September 5, at a graduation ceremony at Bagnall’s Point Gallery, Pelican Village. These companies can now boast of their readiness to trade beyond the shores of Barbados, having been imparted …

Apply For BIDC’s Export Readiness Programme

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Persons interested in participating in the Export Readiness Programme (ERP) 2018, can now apply. The programme, which falls under the aegis of the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC), is geared towards manufacturers and service providers and runs from April 24 to August 9. It is designed to empower high potential export companies with the knowledge, skills and capabilities to …

BIDC Export Programme To Be Expanded

Julie Carrington Ministry News

Chief Executive Officer of the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC) Sonja Trotman has hinted that the Export Readiness Programme will be expanded to ensure that it remains relevant to the needs of prospective exporters. She made the announcement on Tuesday while addressing an Export Readiness Programme graduation ceremony at the Bagnall’s Point Gallery, St. Michael. She told the audience …