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Region must keep up with technology

MINISTER of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development Donville Inniss says theCaribbeanhas to keep up with technological changes in order to take full advantage of doing business in a global village.

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We must move with urgency

A SENSE of urgency must be adopted in movingBarbadostowards an e-government. This was the assertion of Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development, Donville Inniss, while delivering the feature address at the Europay, Mastercard and Visa (EMV) compliance conference hosted by Caribbean Electronic Payments yesterday morning.

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ICT survey coming

Government will be moving later this year to determine both access and use of Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) in Barbadian households, as the current administration recognises the critical role ICTs play in social and economic development of the country.

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Reasons for seemingly high mark-ups explained

MINISTER of Commerce and Trade, Senator Haynesley Benn has taken the label of ‘exorbitant’ off of some medication prices and says that his concerns as it relates to the prices of certain pharmaceuticals being sold by some retailers in this country have been allayed.

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Web Apps workshop to help develop competitiveness

The upcoming Mobile Web Application Workshop and Competition, hosted by the Ministry of Commerce and Trade and the University of the West Indies (UWI), was created in an effort to boost Barbados’ competitiveness.

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Standard on energy labelling being developed by BNSI

MINISTER of Commerce and Trade, Senator Haynesley Benn has taken the label of ‘exorbitant’ off of some medication prices and says that his concerns as it relates to the prices of certain pharmaceuticals being sold by some retailers in this country have been allayed.

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Minister's Address World Consumers Rights Day 2013

Thirty years ago today, the international community celebrated the first World Consumer Rights Day. Since the first celebration on March 15, 1983, each subsequent anniversary has been commemorated by focusing on a different theme in order to highlight its significance to consumers.

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Bigger Basket

This announcement was made by Senator Haynesley Benn, Minister of Commerce and Trade. His comments came in an interview with the media after speaking yesterday at the opening of the Regional Conformity Assessment Workshop on Management Systems Certification Practices held at the Courtyard by Marriot.

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A New Book on Price Formation and Inflation Dynamic in the Caribbean

The Caribbean Centre for Money and Finance today announced the launch of a new publication that turns the spotlight on the behavior of prices of very specific items in an attempt to gain better insight into how prices are set.

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Push towards effective record keeping

Minister of Commerce and Trade, Senator Haynesley Benn, outlined the importance of record keeping, pointing out that it is necessary for companies to access many Government incentives. He was speaking at the Barbados Association of Records and Information Management (BARIM) 2011 Business Symposium held at Savannah Hotel yesterday.

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