Apr 16

The productivity of an economy’s labour force depends on how educated, skilled and healthy it is. These characteristics also feed into the quality of a country’s educational and health systems. Education, health and environmental services account for...

Feb 21

Long lines, spaces overcrowded with storage boxes, slow service, costly transactions and paper work that somehow endlessly seems to get lost…these are just some of the many problems currently faced when trying to access a public service. We have all ...

Jun 07

The 48th Regular Ministerial Meeting of the Council of Trade and Economic Development (COTED) was recently held in Georgetown, Guyana from 29th to 30th April, 2019. COTED, a collection of Trade Ministers designated by member states, is the organ of t...

Mar 07

Following Cabinet’s approval of Belize’s first National Trade Policy (NTP) in November 2018, the Directorate General for Foreign Trade (DGFT) in the Ministry of Investment, Trade and Commerce officially launched the National Trade Policy on February ...

Oct 11

Trade in Engineering Services is governed both internationally and domestically through the trade rules, policies, regulations and laws. The World Trade Organization (WTO) is a member driven multilateral organization that operates a system of interna...

Aug 29

The public procurement of goods, services and works is a standard function of government which now constitutes a substantial share of international trade. Most countries now have vested interests in achieving "value for money" in the use of public fu...

Aug 16

In 2017, the Government of Belize, through the Directorate General for Foreign Trade (DGFT) embarked on creating a coherent and effective Trade Policy, following the development and approval of the National Trade Policy Framework (2016). The Trade Po...