Trinidad and Tobago, 10 august, 2015-The Chief Executive Officer of the Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce, Catherine Kumar, spoke at a press conference at the chamber’s headquarters in Westmoorings following the return to Trinidad and Tobago of a fact finding mission organised by the chamber.
On 11 & 12 June 2015, the Trinidad and Tobago Chamber embarked on a Fact Finding Mission to Havana, Cuba. The delegation was led by Ms Catherine Kumar, CEO of the Trinidad and Tobago Chamber accompanied by Ms. Rianna Paul and Ms. Lisa Douglas. Mr. Dwight Brown, CEO (Ag.) of exporTT and Ms. Nathali Richards, Export Promotion Officer of exporTT also accompanied the 24 member delegation from the T&T Chamber for the visit. Ms. Kumar, told journalists that despite being cautioned not to expect too much, the chamber’s expectations were met and surpassed.
Representatives of 17 companies and an agency to promote exports of goods and services from Trinidad and Tobago explored business opportunities in Cuba, in order to expand bilateral exchanges in several economic sectors.
The business mission was made up by major firms engaged in the marketing of foods and beverages, chemicals and building materials, among others, said Celia Labora, director of International Relations of the Cuban Chamber. Labora said the two countries maintain ties in sectors such as agriculture, sports and health, successfully developed with a positive impact on bilateral relations.
Catherine Kumar, CEO of the Trinitarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, expressed the intention to trade with Cuba, as well as the interests of the members of the delegation to learn about the innovative investment opportunities.
Date Posted: 9/13/2015
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