Industry Minister Praises Williams Industries

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‘Leadership in the industry’ as well as the shareholder concept by Williams Industries Inc. (WII), were lauded recently when that company held its 20th Awards Dinner at Almond Bay Caterers, Hastings, Christ Church. Even as staffers were recognised as new shareholders, the Group’s Chairman, Ralph “Bizzy” Williams, came in for praise from Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small …

Inniss: Names Of Companies To Be Made Public

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Companies which recently had their licences revoked by the Ministry of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development will soon be publicly known. This is because the information is set to be gazetted for all Barbadians and others to see, says International Business, Minister, Donville Inniss. The Minister was speaking to media representatives following the press conference called earlier …

Serious Implications For Blacklisted Countries

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Blacklisting of Barbados by the European Union (EU) could have serious implications for our economy. International Business Minister, Donville Inniss made this emphatic statement on Wednesday at a press conference convened at Baobab Tower, Warrens, St. Michael, to address the actions/decisions of the EU in Brussels on December 5, that saw the country listed among non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes. …

Barbados Not A Non-Cooperative Jurisdiction

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Barbados is NOT a non-cooperative jurisdiction in taxation matters or any other matter. The island’s Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development, Donville Inniss, stressed this yesterday, as he addressed media representatives on the blacklisting of this country by the European Union (EU). At the offices of International Business, Baobab Tower, Warrens, St. Michael, Minister Inniss forcefully …

Industry Minister Praises Rum Partnership

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The Remy Cointreau Group has received several accolades for its commitment to Mount Gay and the enrichment of a legacy started by the Ward family of Barbados. Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development, Donville Inniss, was the one bestowing the honours on the group, considered majority shareholders of Mount Gay Distilleries Limited, during a dinner in …

Int’l Business & Financial Services Push

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Barbados will continue to place emphasis on the development and growth of the international business and financial services sector, the second largest contributor to Barbados’ economic success. This commitment has come from Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development, Donville Inniss, who recently addressed the LatAm Inward Mission Conference at the Hilton Barbados Resort, Needham’s Point, St. …

Business Facilitation Can Be Enhanced

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There is a level of concern regarding the ease of doing business in Barbados, and a Government Minister wants to see an improvement through increased involvement by stakeholders. Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development, Donville Inniss, made this clear, as he spoke to media representatives on the sidelines of the LatAm Inward Mission, held at the …

Inniss: AMCC Beneficial To Investors

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The Arbitration and Mediation Court of the Caribbean (AMCC), headquartered in Barbados, and already open to business, is necessary, says this island’s Industry Minister, Donville Inniss. He was speaking on the sidelines of LATAM International Business Seminar, sponsored by Invest Barbados and hosted today at Hilton Barbados Resort. The main purpose of the event was to highlight Barbados’ advantage as …

Call For Both Sectors To Operate 24/7

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Still concerned that the shopping experience in Barbados does not extend beyond the “usual eight-to-four operation”, Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development, Donville Inniss, is once again urging stores to get on with making Barbados a 24/7 society. Speaking today at the official launch of Standard’s new store at Millhouse, Canewood, St. Thomas, Mr. Inniss stressed …

Minister Inniss Challenges Private Sector

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With the opening of yet another branch of Standard Distributors and Sales Limited in Barbados, Industry Minister, Donville Inniss, has reiterated his call for sustainable development to be private sector led, with Government providing the right environment. The appeal came today, as he addressed the official ceremony for the new Standard’s store at Millhouse, Canewood, St. Thomas. Declaring that he …