Submit your proposal to Compete Caribbean by October 31, 2013 and compete for up to US$500,000 to develop your idea! We welcome any innovative project, from any economic sector and any size of firm. However all firms must be resident in a CARIFORUM country and be prepared to provide counterpart funding of 50% of the cost of the project (of which up to 50% can be in kind). 
The Internationalisation of SMEs-Marketing and eBusiness is a two (2) day course being delivered by The Institute of Export of the United Kingdom in Antigua, Trinidad and St. Vincent during the month of September. Each element of the programme will build knowledge in critical aspects of international trade and the export planning process.
Caribbean Centre
for Competitiveness
This course will enable participants to understand how international trade works and what is needed to sustain export competitiveness. It details the necessary steps in the process of getting a business, particularly small and medium size enterprises, to become export competitive.
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Compete Caribbean is a private sector development program that provides technical assistance grants and investment funding to support productive development policies, business climate reforms, clustering initiatives and Small and Medium Size Enterprise (SME) development activities in the Caribbean region. The program, jointly funded by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID) and the Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD), supports projects in 15 Caribbean countries. Projects in the OECS countries are implemented in partnership with the Caribbean Development Bank.