Foreign Direct Investments

Launch of INVESTBelize Magazine Volume 6

_DSC9081The Belize Trade and Investment Development Service (BELTRAIDE) launched its Volume 6 of the Invest Belize Magazine, a signature piece which encapsulates business opportunities in Belize; under the theme, “Our Green Economy, Your Trade Opportunity”. In the continued quest to promoting long-term development, the Volume 6 magazine was printed on sustainably grown paper, with the intent to resonate sustainable and eco-friendly practices in the public and private sector. Continue reading “Launch of INVESTBelize Magazine Volume 6”

Micro-Enterprise Utility Start-Up Package – “An immediate relief measure for entrepreneurs and new starts-up”

The Belize Trade and Investment Development Service (BELTRAIDE) is pleased to announce the “Micro-Enterprise Utility Start-up Package” for the promotion, strengthening and support of the newly registered Micro Enterprise (ME). Micro Enterprise is defined as a business with:

a) less than 5 employees; or

b) less than $100,000 in annual sales; and

c) less than $50,000 in capital investment.

With the support of the Government of Belize, through its Office of Public-Private Dialogue, BELTRAIDE had partnered with the Belize Telemedia Ltd (BTL), Belize Water Services Ltd. (BWSL,) and Belize Electricity Ltd. (BEL) to make this initiative possible. These three key utility service providers will be offering attractive packages for new starts-up businesses. The packages will waive connection fees and deposits for these three utilities.

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Invest Belize: new magazine for foreign investment …Your Online Copy!!

A glossy new publication was officially launched January 30th, 2013. It is being published by Idea Labs and commissioned by BELTRAIDE. Invest Belize, as it is called, is geared exclusively to attract foreign investments that has dipped significantly in the past years. At the presentation today, Minister Godwin Hulse said the first issue won’t disappoint. News Five’s  was at the launch, to provide coverage on this exciting success!

Jose Sanchez reports:

Jose Sanchez, Reporting

Everyone knows the local magazine was designed to attract tourists to Belize but today BELTRAIDE launched the first of its kind to attract funding that would build the country. BELTRAIDE unveiled ‘Invest Belize.’

Beverly Burke

Beverly Burke, Director, Business Development, BELTRAIDE

“In the words of the Prime Minister of Belize, Honorable Dean Barrow, it is with great pride that I invite you to take a close look at an unusual opportunity to combine business and pleasure. This is the opportunity that investing in Belize has to offer. We are delighted and honored to have you all here knowing that you have taken valuable time to share in this great moment with us. We at BELTRAIDE, with the support of our ministry have owned the challenge of thinking outside the proverbial box that traditional limits to growth can be overcome via more creative and innovative thinking and partnering with those sharing similar vision. Invest Belize promise to take you inside Belize’s sectors and industries and provide the right information to the targeted audience, educate them about the products and services and move them closer to making informed decisions about investing in Belize.” Continue reading “Invest Belize: new magazine for foreign investment …Your Online Copy!!”

Request by Member States for the invoking of the Safeguard Mechanism

125px-Belize_COA.svgMinistry of Trade, Investment, Private Sector Development and Consumer Protection
Sir Edney Cain Building, Belmopan, BELIZE C.A.
Tel: (501)822-2832 /2833 Fax: (501) 822-2837
RE: CARI/25/01/12(65)
December 10, 2012

Request by Member States for the invoking of the Safeguard Mechanism
As per notification purposes, kindly find enclosed documents (click here to see documents) pertaining to the request for the invoking of the Safeguard Mechanism on ‘Shelled Peanuts’ by the Government of Barbados.
Kindly indicate by December 12, 2012, whether or not there are any known company who would be able to supply the above goods at quantities and specifications as indicated in attachment.

For further information contact the Directorate of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Trade, Investment Promotion, Private Sector Development, and Consumer Protection at 822-2832/2833

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