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Re: Volcanic Ashfall - BARBADOS EMPLOYMENT CONFEDERATION - CONSIDERATIONS FOR THE OPENING OF BUSINESSES
Re: Volcanic Ashfall – BARBADOS EMPLOYMENT CONFEDERATION – CONSIDERATIONS FOR THE OPENING OF BUSINESSES
Re: Volcanic Ashfall – BARBADOS EMPLOYMENT CONFEDERATION – GUIDANCE ON PAYMENT
The CARICOM Private Sector Organization (CPSO) together with the Caribbean Manufacturers’ Association (CMA), representatives of the private sector throughout the Region, stand in solidarity with the Government and People of St. Vincent and the Grenadines as they endure this trying period.
The jobs of 500 Barbadians are currently hanging in the balance as the local garment manufacturing industry continues to be crippled by imports, said one of the island’s largest garment makers.
A major disagreement appears to be brewing between customs officials and at least one international package delivery company, which is blaming implementation of the ASYCUDA World software for its failure to have packages cleared by local customs officials.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, November 6, 2019 (CMC) – Effective January 1, 2020, the ban on single-use, petroleum-based plastic packaging, containers and utensils will be implemented.
Minister of International Business and Industry, Ronald Toppin, has confirmed that government will continue to provide targeted assistance to the manufacturing sector.