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Delegates of The Bahamas trade mission to Washington, DC, addressed the DC Chamber of Commerce this week, including representatives from technology and tourism organizations, and a logistic company specializing in free trade zones, among others. 

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Friday, March 9, 2018
Friday, March 9, 2018

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Pictured: Senator Kwasi Thompson addresses the DC Chamber of Commerce, March 6, 2018, Washington DC. (BIS PHOTO)

Delegates of The Bahamas trade mission to Washington, DC, addressed the DC Chamber of Commerce this week, including representatives from technology and tourism organizations, and a logistic company specializing in free trade zones, among others.

Presentations were made by the Ministry of Tourism, a Grand Bahama real estate firm, the Grand Bahama Port Authority, and the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employer’s Confederation (BCCEC).

Leader of the delegation, Minister of State for Grand Bahama Kwasi Thompson, addressed the gathering on the government’s investment push and benefits of investing in The Bahamas, in particular Grand Bahama.


The BCCEC signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the DC Chamber.

The delegation visited the Inter-American Development Bank, and were briefed on programmes available for small business funding that Bahamians can access.

The day ended with a reception for the Bahamian diaspora.

Bahamas delegation meets with DC Chamber

Pictured: Members of the Bahamian delegation met with members of the DC Chamber of Commerce, March 6, 2018, Washington DC. (BIS Photo)

Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs Carl Bethel highlighted the importance of international cooperation in the financial sector during the Bahamas Financial Services Board's Bahamas Briefing held at Baha Mar, March 1.

A delegation from The Bahamas participated in the 29th Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), which took place February 26-27, 2018 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The Bahamas' delegation engaged in a number of high level and other meetings leading up to the assembly. Watch a video of the meeting here.

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