From Tuesday to December 15TH the Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers Association will host a private sector delegation on a Trade Mission to Antigua and Barbuda.
The Trade Mission comprises fourteen companies with more than twenty persons in attendance from various sectors.
They include transportation, shipping and logistics, printing and packaging, banking and finance, apparel and safety wear, chemicals and non-metallics, construction and building maters, food and beverage and other manufacturing and related industries.
Antigua and Barbuda is a major trading partner for Trinidad and Tobago.
Some of the main exports from Trinidad and Tobago to Antigua and Barbuda include beverages, toilet paper, flour, cereals, tobacco, ice- cream, tomato ketchup and many other products.
The Trade Mission is geared towards determining business opportunities within the Antigua and Barbuda market for Trinidad and Tobago companies and establishing and deepening strategic business and logistical relationships between manufacturers and buyers.
It is expected that the over 20 participants of this mission will reap great rewards from this engagement as the manufacturing and related sectors continue to do its part in boosting the overall economic activity of Trinidad and Tobago.
This Trade Mission to Antigua and Barbuda is a key project under the Export Booster Initiative, which is a strategic initiative of the Government of Trinidad and Tobago geared towards increasing the value of all non-energy exports over the next three years.