Govt Not Hostage To WTO Target dates

Elsworth Johnson, minister of financial services, trade and industry and immigration, told an internet-based conference that the government is hoping to significantly reduce graft by eliminating cash payments for work, residency and other permit types.

The government will not be held hostage to any deadlines or timelines for completing The Bahamas’ accession to full World Trade Organisation (WTO) membership, a Cabinet minister said yesterday.

Elsworth Johnson, pictured, minister of financial services, trade and industry and Immigration, indicated that the Minnis administration had not abandoned plans to accede to the WTO even though the effort appeared to have stalled last year.

Source: Tribune
Date: Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Full Article: here

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The Bahamas Ministry of Economic Affairs is the entity responsible for providing vision, strategic direction, policy, and information related to the movement of financial resources, economic diversification and growth.

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