Media Releases

May 25, 2018
l-r Chief Executive Officer-exporTT Mr Dietrich Guichard, President Montserrat Cocoa Farmer’s Co-operative - Mr Christopher Paul, Chairman exporTT - Mr Ashmeer Mohamed and Minister of Trade and Industry - Senator the Honourable Paula Gopee-Scoon at the recent handing over of $50,000 to the Cocoa Farmer’s Cooperative to support their Geographical Indication recognition efforts for Trinidad Montserrat Hills Cocoa.

Government supports Cocoa Farmers’ Bid to Enter Global Cocoa Industry

May 15, 2018
Trade Minister, Paula Gopee-Scoon (centre) and Mr. Nirad Tewari, CEO, AMCHAM (left) listen intently to Mr. Dexter Payne, Deputy Chief of Mission, US Embassy Port-of-Spain ahead of the networking session for the US Trade Mission.

US Trade Mission explores opportunities in T&T

May 9, 2018
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Trade Ministry moves to secure donor funding for development projects

April 26, 2018
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Market access to increase with new National Quality Policy

April 13, 2018
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CAD continues to monitor supermarket prices

April 12, 2018
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Government continues to attract investment and facilitate business

April 9, 2018
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Government focused on transforming T&T’s trading environment

April 4, 2018
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New Trinidad and Tobago Fair Trading Commission sworn in

March 29, 2018
Dr. Ebraheem Alabbady - Keynote Speaker, Ms. Frances Seignoret - Permanent Secretary (Ag) Ministry of Trade and Industry and Mr. Shazaad Mohammed, Trinidad-Saudi Chamber of Commerce at the First Annual Trinidad-Saudi Arabia Business Forum at the Hyatt Regency on Wednesday March 28.

Government encourages trade and investment with Saudi Arabia

March 16, 2018
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Increased Consumer Rights with the new National Consumer Policy

March 15, 2018
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World Consumer Rights Day 2018 – Making Digital Marketplaces Fairer

March 14, 2018
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T&T strengthening commercial ties with Costa Rica and Panama

March 9, 2018
Trade Minister along with Cabinet Colleagues and key industry stakeholders during the Launch of the LMD.

Live Music District launched in the city of Port of Spain

March 8, 2018
Trade Minister addressing the audience

Sport has a key role in Government’s diversification agenda

February 21, 2018
Appointment of New NTFC Co-Chair: Ms. Kathy-Ann Matthews, Comptroller (Ag.) at the Customs and Excise Division newly minted Co-Chair of the National Trade Facilitation Committee (NTFC) is congratulated by Co-Chair Mr. Norris Herbert, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Trade and Industry.

Acting Comptroller Appointed National Trade Facilitation Committee Co-Chair