Suriname to benefit from Competition Policy and Law seminar

Competition Policy and Consumer Welfare will be the focus of a seminar scheduled for 13 July 2010 at the Torarica Hotel Paramaribo, Suriname.

The seminar is organized by the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat and funded by the 9th European Development Fund (EDF), Caribbean Integration Support Programme (CISP). It is one in a series of seminars on Competition Policy and Law facilitated throughout the region.

Participants will hear from representatives of the Suriname Ministry of Trade and Industry, the CARICOM Competition Commission, the Jamaica Fair Trading Commission, the CARICOM Regional Organization for Standards and Quality (CROSQ), the Caribbean Consumer Council and the CARICOM Secretariat. Topics to be presented at the one-day seminar include Competition Policy in CARICOM, Standards and Technical Regulations in CARICOM and an Overview of Consumer Affairs. This activity is a continuation of the CARICOM Secretariat’s public education programme on the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME), including regional competition policy developments. Similar seminars were conducted in Antigua and Barbuda, St Kitts and Nevis, Trinidad and Tobago and Guyana.

Read Press Release here: PR3162010 Surinam and Competition Law

Additional Info

  • Content Source: CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana
  • Press Release Ref#: 316/2010
  • Contact: [email protected]
  • Published Date: 9th July, 2010

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