Attaché Report (GAIN)

Caribbean Basin: Exporter Guide

After exporting a record-high $1.1 billion in consumer-oriented agricultural products to the Caribbean in 2019, U.S. suppliers saw the COVID-19 pandemic take a toll on Caribbean demand...
This report outlines Barbados’ certification requirements and includes an Export Certificate Matrix as well as examples of select export certificates.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Caribbean Basin: FAIRS Annual Country Report Barbados

While Barbados is a relatively open market for most U.S. agricultural products, U.S. suppliers need to pay special attention to export certification requirements for a large number of items....
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Caribbean Basin: Exporter Guide

In 2018, the United States exported over $1 Billion in U.S. consumer-oriented products to the Caribbean Basin.
This report outlines The Bahamas’ certification requirements and includes an Export Certificate Matrix as well as examples of select Export Certificates.
This report outlines the current regulatory situation in The Bahamas for imported food and agricultural products.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Caribbean Basin: Exporter Guide

Import-friendly Caribbean islands gobbled up $1 billion in U.S. consumer-oriented foods and fish products in 2015, capping over a dozen years of steady growth in U.S. exports to the region...
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Caribbean Basin: Caribbean Basin Exporter Guide

Over the past 12 years (2003-2014) U.S. exports of consumer-oriented products and fish products to the Caribbean have averaged over nine percent annual growth, surpassing the $1 billion mark in 2014.
Caribbean nations are very heterogeneous in terms of history, culture, and GDP.
During its June budgetary deliberations the Barbadian Parliament modified the basket of food items eligible for VAT free consideration.
Barbados Ministry of Agriculture reconfirmed the U.S. competent authorities recognized for certification of dairy products and foods that contain a dairy component sourced from the United States.
For nearly two years USDA agencies have engaged Barbados in bilateral discussions that recently culminated with issuance of clearer requirements for dairy products for human consumption...