The Ministry of Economic Affairs
of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas

Informational Session:

To All Bahamian Manufacturers:

If you are currently benefiting from concessions under the Industries Encouragement Act (IEA) or you are considering applying for IEA concessions, tune into our digital information session to learn about the transition of IEA renewals to Customs' Click-to-Clear portal. Presentations will be given by Trade & Industry and Customs officials. A question and answer session will be held after all presentations are made. Register for the informational session at the link below:


Caribbean Investment Forum:

Register for Caribbean Investment Forum

The Caribbean Export Development Agency in collaboration with the Government of Trinidad and Tobago, the CARICOM Secretariat, the Caribbean Development Bank, the Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion Agencies and with the support of the European Union is convening the inaugural Caribbean Investment Forum in the Caribbean, which will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago, November 8-11, 2022.


Latest News

Halkitis: Bahamas continues to be a safe harbor for financial services

The Bahamas continues to be a safe harbor for global financial services, Minister of Economic Affairs Michael Halkitis told attendees of the annual STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners) LATAM Conference on Friday, explaining that the industry continues to produce talent in the financial services sector that rivals the rest of the world.


About The Ministry

The Bahamas Ministry of Financial Services, Trade & Industry and Immigration is the entity responsible for providing vision, strategic direction, policy, and information related to the movement of financial resources, goods and people.

Financial Services in the Bahamas

Having spent over 80 years providing a diversified selection of innovative Financial Services products to local and international clients, The Bahamas’ Financial Services sector stands out as a global leader with the legal and financial expertise to provide the highest level of service.

Trade & Industry in the Bahamas

The Ministry continues to advance international trade as a 3rd pillar of the economy in an effort to create economic stability and diversification.

Immigration in the Bahamas

The Department of Immigration regulates the movement of people across the borders of The Bahamas so as to ensure the security, facilitate economic advancement, and promote the harmonious social development of The Bahamas.

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