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National Export Strategy (NES) Coming For SVG
  • Posted by: Invest SVG
  • Category: Business, Capacity Building, Finance, Government

St. Vincent and the Grenadines will soon have a National Export Strategy as at December 2019. The project has been in the pipeline since 2004, however, due to lack of funding could not take off until now. To this end, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Commerce officially launched the consultancy to develop this…

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St. Vincent and the Grenadines Successful In Bid For Non-Permanent Seat on UN Security Council
  • Posted by: Invest SVG
  • Category: Business, Finance, Government, History

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines’ campaign to become a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) was a resounding success. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines was able to attain the seat that is allocated to the Group of Latin America and Caribbean States (GRULAC) for the period of January 1, 2020 to December…

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Development Plans Progressing On 250-Room Hotel Project At Mt Wynne Estate
  • Posted by: Invest SVG
  • Category: Business, Finance, Government, Tourism

Plans by the Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines to construct a 250-room hotel in Mt. Wynne are moving ahead with architectural contracts to be finalized. This was revealed last Thursday, May 30, during an official visit by the Foreign Minister of the Republic of China on Taiwan His Excellency Dr. Jaushieh Joseph Wu…

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Business Angel Investing To Be Introduced to St. Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Posted by: Invest SVG
  • Category: Business, Finance

On Tuesday, May 7 2019, Invest SVG hosted a media launch to announce the implementation of a new initiative – Angel Investing Pilot Programme – to St. Vincent and the Grenadines, which is designed to provide MSMEs with an alternative route to finance and mentorship. Executive Director Ms. Annette Mark delivered the feature address. The…

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Union Island Renewable Energy Storage System Hailed A “Significant Milestone”
  • Posted by: Invest SVG
  • Category: Business, Finance, Government, History, Renewable Energy

The commissioning of the Union Island Solar PV and Battery Energy Storage System earlier this week has been hailed as a “significant milestone” in the energy sector of St. Vincent & the Grenadines. Officials and stakeholders involved in the local energy sector have said this project is a game changer, which is expected to bring…

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SVG Gov’t Launches Plans To Revitalise Kingstown And Arnos Vale
  • Posted by: Invest SVG
  • Category: Business, Finance, Projects, Tourism

The Government of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines will, on March 20 – 21, host a workshop on ‘Resilient Urban Development of the Modern City and Kingstown’ – as the Government moves ahead with plans to make Arnos Vale the next city in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The workshop will focus on two key…

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SVG Gov’t Signs Co-operative Agreement And MOU With Ghana Gov’t
  • Posted by: Invest SVG
  • Category: Business, Finance

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves (SVG) has signed two bilateral agreements with the Government of the Republic of Ghana – having done so on November 30, 2018, along with Ghana’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Shirley Ayorkor-Botchway during a state visit to the African country. The first is a General Co-operation Agreement between the two governments;…

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Argyle International Airport Signs MOU With Kayan Aviation Holdings
  • Posted by: Invest SVG
  • Category: Business, Finance

Chief Executive Officer of the Argyle International Airport (AIA) Hadley Bourne has highlighted the rendering of quality service as a priority area for the airport. This was highlighted on Saturday, July 28, 2018 at the AIA during the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Kayan Aviation Holdings for the construction of a Fixed…

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Invest SVG Hosts Caribbean Export/GIZ ‘Market Intelligence’ Workshop For SMEs
  • Posted by: Invest SVG
  • Category: Business, Finance

KINGSTOWN, ST.VINCENT (Thurs, June 28, 2018): With St. Vincent and the Grenadines joining the regional thrust to stimulate export development, twenty-four small and medium enterprises (SMEs) recently took advantage of a two-day workshop designed to place them in a stronger position to compete on a regional and global level. Invest SVG hosted the ‘Market Intelligence’…

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Caribbean Export’s Direct Assistance Grant Scheme Opens For Applications
  • Posted by: Invest SVG
  • Category: Business, Finance

The call for proposals has begun on Caribbean Export Development Agency’s (CEDA) Direct Assistance Grant Scheme (DAGS) – which is a reimbursement grant funding opportunity specifically targeted at businesses and Business Support Organizations with high export potential. Last Friday, April 20, CEDA, Invest SVG and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Commerce hosted a…

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