Major Trinidad & Tobago Investment Conference For New York

Why do multinational companies choose Trinidad and Tobago? What is Trinidad and Tobago doing to attract FDI outside of a thriving energy sector? What is the future of US / Trinidad and Tobago relations?

These questions will be answered on 25th┬áSeptember 2014 in New York at the Trinidad and Tobago Investment Conference. This premier event will feature Trinidad’s┬áPrime Minister, Mrs. Kamla Persad-Bissessar at the headquarters of the Council on Foreign Relations, 58 E 68th Street, New York, NY.

Trinidad and Tobago is ranked #1 for cost effectiveness in the Caribbean and Central America (fDi Intelligence, 2013) and boasts of a strategic location below the hurricane belt, which augers well for bulk trans-shipment, fewer business disruptions and uninterrupted power. Strong trade relations with USA, Canada, Costa Rica, Venezuela, CARICOM, Colombia and Europe provide local businesses with easy market access to over 1 billion consumers globally.

Government officials already confirmed at the event include:

(FILE IMAGE)    Senator Vasant Bharath - Minister of Trade, Industry, Investment and Communications (fea.)     Senator Dr. Bhoendradatt Tewarie - Minister of Planning and Sustainable Development.     Senator Kevin Ramnarine - Minister of Energy and Energy Affairs.

(FILE IMAGE) Senator Vasant Bharath – Minister of Trade, Industry, Investment and Communications (fea.)
Senator Dr. Bhoendradatt Tewarie – Minister of Planning and Sustainable Development.
Senator Kevin Ramnarine – Minister of Energy and Energy Affairs.

The conference will focus on Trinidad & Tobago’s competitive advantages as a business location. It will include panels of experts and business leaders from Trinidad & Tobago and the United States to discuss the country’s advancements in economic diversification, foreign investment, foreign policy, energy, competitiveness and innovation.

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