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Read about Making Trade Facilitation Practical for MSMEs in the region!

"Micro Small and Medium-Enterprises (MSMEs) are coined as the engines of growth, innovation, and employment creation in the Greater Caribbean. They are one of the major pillars of development through their substantial contribution to poverty reduction, social empowerment, and income distribution. MSMEs in the region account for most of the economic activity; 99% of enterprises, 60% of jobs and 25% of GDP[1]. They are also pivotal in countries fulfilling close to 60% of the Sustainable Development Goals.

Read more: Making Trade Facilitation Practical for MSMEs | ACS-AEC

About the ACS

The Association of Caribbean States is the organization for consultation, cooperation and concerted action in trade, transport, sustainable tourism and natural disasters in the Greater Caribbean. Its Member States are Antigua & Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Panama, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago and Venezuela. Its Associate Members are Aruba, Curacao, (France on behalf of French Guiana, Saint Barthelemy and Saint Martin ), Guadeloupe, Martinique, Sint Maarten, (The Netherlands on behalf of Bonaire, Saba, and Sint Eustatius ), Turks and Caicos.