Media Releases

March 15, 2019
Minster of Trade and Industry Senator the Honurable Paula Gopee-Scoon (3rd from right) and members of the head table at AMCHAMs 2019 Women’s Leadership Conference 2019.

Gender equality is a Business Issue says Trade Minister

March 14, 2019
Trade and Industry Minister flanked by Her Excellency, Tania Diego Olite, Cuban Ambassador and Mr. Christian Llanos, Managing Director, Ansa Coatings Ltd and other Executives following the loading of the first shipment of paint to Cuba.

Local firm begins exports to Cuba

February 7, 2019

Yachting Stakeholders Have New Environmental Guidebook

February 6, 2019
(L-R) Ms Dionne Mc Nicol Stephenson, Chairman, Ms Lorraine O’Connor Director, Mr. Richard Chin Fatt, Director and Ms Nneka Luke, General Manager of FilmTT

T&Ts Local Film Industry Attracting Foreign Productions

February 5, 2019
Minister of Trade and Industry Senator the Honourable Paula Gopee-Scoon centre is flanked by a bevy of animators and technical staff including and Ms Camille Selvon Abrahams (left of Minister) the coordinator of the inaugural participation of four local animators in the 2019 Kidscreen Summit.

T&T’s animators to tap into billion dollar industry

February 4, 2019
Couple shopping at a supermarket

Consumers continue to benefit from suspensions of Common External Tariff

January 29, 2019
Toyota Motor Corp. vehicles including the Aqua hybrid compact car sit parked ahead of shipping at the port in Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. Toyota Motor East Japan Inc. commenced operations at its Miyagi Taiwa plant today manufacturing engines for the Toyota Motor Corp. Aqua hybrid compact car. Photographer: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg via Getty Images

2019 List of Authorised Used Car Dealers

January 28, 2019
Minister of Trade and Industry shares a light moment with Cunupia Business Chamber President Mr Rasheed Ali President and Mr. Vishnu Charran, President, Chaguanas Chamber of Industry and Commerce at the Chamber’s Annual Awards Ceremony and Dinner held on January 19, 2019.

Businesses challenged to invest and pursue new business strategies

January 23, 2019
Crowds of people having fun on a music concert

Consumer Affairs advises persons to be vigilant when purchasing tickets for Carnival events

January 18, 2019
Closeup of business man checking tax invoice paper

T&T committed to full compliance to counter harmful tax practices

January 17, 2019
(l-r) Mr Norris Herbert Permanent Secretary Ministry of Trade and Industry reviews documents with MTI senior staff Ms Trudy Lewis and Mr Randall Karim during the Trade Policy Review Consultation

T&T prepares for the World Trade Organization’s Fourth Trade Policy Review

December 20, 2018

Shop around this Christmas season

December 10, 2018
l-r President of InvesTT Mr Christopher Lewis, Mr Paul Gabriel of Creamery Novelties, Minister of Trade and Industry Senator the Honourable Paula Gopee-Scoon Mr John Hadad Creamery CEO and Mr Norris Herbert Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Trade and Industry at Creamery Novelties’ factory in Diego Martin.

Trade Minister lauds new ice cream manufacturer’s first regional shipment

November 28, 2018
Minister of Trade and Industry Senator the Honourable Paula Gopee-Scoon presents letters of appointment to Mr. Norris Herbert (Co-Chair) of the reconstituted National Trade Facilitation Mr. Norris Herbert (Co-Chair)

Ministry of Trade & Industry Collaborates with Customs & Excise to Ease Cross Border Trade

November 20, 2018
Senator the Honourable Paula Gopee-Scoon, Minister of Trade and Industry delivers the Feature Address at the Official Launch of Animae Caribe 2018

Government supports the expansion of the local animation industry