Competition Commission Chairman visits Suriname’s Trade Minister
In his first official visit to Paramaribo, Suriname, the new Chairman of the CARICOM Competition Commission (CCC) Justice Christopher Blackman made a courtesy call on Minister Stephen Tsang, Minister of Trade, Industry and Tourism with responsibility for competition and consumer protection on 04 September 2018.
Chairman Blackman and Minister Tsang covered a range of topics of interest to the Republic of Suriname and the CCC including competition law, consumer protection, regional trade arrangement, and regional transportation for goods and people.
The courtesy call was informative and allowed both delegations to identify future areas of cooperation in competition and trade policy. Chairman Blackman thanked the Minister for the support provided by the Republic of Suriname to the headquarters of the CARICOM Competition Commission. Minister Tsang expressed his governments continued support for the CCC and the other CARICOM institutions headquartered in Suriname.