Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago hold Joint Ministerial Meeting on Market Access

Ministers Hugh Todd and Paula Gopee-Scoon meeting virtually on 8 January 2021 (Photo via DPI)

(Department of Public Information) The Co-operative Republic of Guyana (on Friday) convened a virtual Joint Ministerial Trade and Agricultural Meeting with the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago to discuss market access difficulties experienced by Guyana when exporting agricultural products to Trinidad and Tobago.

In his welcoming remarks, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, the Honourable Hugh Todd welcomed Minister of Trade and Industry, Trinidad and Tobago, Senator the Honourable Paula Gopee-Scoon, and her delegation. The Foreign Minister noted that as small states, the two countries often face challenges while contending in a rather competitive global arena. Further, the Foreign Minister stated, “it is for us to be able to engage fruitfully at the political level with the support of our technical teams” to enjoy the benefits afforded by the Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas and CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME).

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