Barbados - CSME is important 'launching pad'

The governor of the central bank of Barbados, Marion Williams has said the Caribbean must use the Caricom Single Market and Economy as a "launching pad" for international negotiations with the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) and World Trade Organisation (WTO).

The Caribbean must get the Caricom Single Market and Economy (CSME) right, and use the inputs into the CSME in order to develop an appropriate environment for the Free Trade of the Americas (FTAA).

According to Central Bank Govern