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MSME Policy & Strategy for Belize!
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MSME Policy & Strategy for Belize!

  Through technical assistance from the CARICOM  Development Fund (CDF) and after a series of productive consultations with stakeholders, Belize now holds a final draft for the MSME Policy and Strategy. On April 24th 2012, a symposium was held at the Best Western Belize Biltmore Plaza to unveil and validate […]

US$100,000 grants available for innovative Caribbean business ideas
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US$100,000 grants available for innovative Caribbean business ideas

If you have an innovative business idea, here is your opportunity to secure up to US$100,000 in grant funding. Compete Caribbean is inviting applicants from the Caribbean and the Caribbean Diaspora in the USA, Canada and the UK to apply for the Caribbean Idea Marketplace (CIM). Successful applicants can receive […]

A necessary tool for standards development
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A necessary tool for standards development

By José Trejo Director of Belize Bureau of Standards   As standards developers gather around the world to deliberate on the establishment of new standards, amendments or revisions as the case may be in various subject areas, one must bear in mind that standards are demand-driven. This is based in […]

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Tips To Take Your Business Idea To The Next Level

In today’s competitive and diverse business environment, one of the most important things in building up growth, stability and profitability, is being able to retain your customers and keeping them satisfied. This can be accomplished by understanding and effectively responding to consumer’s needs. Understanding consumer behavior will allow you to […]

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IMF Says Caribbean Economies To Grow In 2012 And 2013

Caribbean economies are expected to grow in this year and next year, according to the Washington-based International Monetary Fund (IMF). It says Latin America and the Caribbean is “on a glide path to steady growth” as the global economy picks up pace. But the financial institution is warning that “dangers remain.” […]

UK will boost Caribbean aid
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UK will boost Caribbean aid

The Caribbean is to receive £75 million (US$116.5 million) in development projects from the United Kingdom over four years to help with job-creation, improve security, and combat the threat posed by natural disasters and climate change. UK Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, William Hague, said the funds […]

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