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Workshop held to continue building and developing the private sector

Basseterre, St. Kitts, August 10, 2017 (SKNIS): The Ministry of International Trade, Industry, Commerce and Consumer Affairs, in partnership with the Compete Caribbean Partnership Facility (Compete Caribbean) hosted a private sector development workshop on August 11 at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort under the theme “Stimulating Private Sector Development and Economic Growth.”

The workshop was initiated by Compete Caribbean in its thrust to building and developing the private sector with a focus on Micro, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (MSMEs) through partnership.

Minister of International Trade, Industry, Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Honourable Lindsay Grant, said that the government is very supportive of its private sector as it is no doubt the major engine of growth and hence this initiative by Compete Caribbean is very timely as it enhances the work that the government has been engaged in and has identified as its policy initiatives on behalf of the private sector.

The minister has said that the importance of Micro, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises cannot be overemphasized.

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