CARICOM Caribbean Community
EENI - Business School.
Subject (Course): The Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM).
- Introduction to the Caribbean Community CARICOM.
- Economic Profile of the Caribbean countries.
- Organization of Eastern Caribbean States.
- CARICOM Single Market and Economy.
- International Trade Policy of the Caribbean Community.
- The Caribbean Development Bank.
- CARICOM's International Trade Relations.
- Economic Partnership Agreement CARIFORUM-
European Union (EU)
- International Trade with Canada and the United States.
- Agreement Colombia-CARICOM
- Caribbean Community-Costa Rica
- CARICOM-Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement (FTA)
- Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS)
The objectives of the subject "Caribbean Community (CARICOM)" are the following:
- To understand the aims and trade policy of the CARICOM
- To analyze the economic profile of the Caribbean countries
- To evaluate the benefits for CARICOM member countries
- To analyze the process of economic integration (single market
and economy of the Caribbean) and foreign trade among the member countries
of the Caribbean Community
- To know the affiliated institutions: the Caribbean Development
Bank and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS)
- To identify CARICOM's Free Trade Agreements
Sample of the subject - Caribbean Community and Common Market:
Subject Description (Caribbean Community and Common
The main objective of the Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM) is to enforce economic integration of
the Caribbean economies (America) by the creation of a
common market regime and the coordination of the foreign policies of member countries.
The Caribbean Community and Common Market Member States are Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat, Saint Lucia, St. Kitts
and Nevis, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname,
and Trinidad and Tobago.
CARICOM associate members are Anguilla, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Turks and Caicos Islands.
CARICOM Single Market and Economy.
- CARICOM Single Market and Economy is planned to benefit the population of the Caribbean region by providing more opportunities to produce and trade products and services and to attract foreign direct investment.
- CARICOM Single Market and Economy will create one large market among the participating
The Caribbean Development Bank is a regional financial development institution established
in 1969 by an Agreement signed by eighteen countries and territories, including all the ten Caribbean Free Trade Association member economies, Belize (then British Honduras), and the Bahamas.
The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank is the Monetary Authority for the Eastern Caribbean countries of Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, the Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.
The CARIFORUM Economic Partnership Agreement
Economic Partnership Agreement was signed in 2008 by the European
Union: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, the Dominican Republic, Grenada, Jamaica, Saint Christopher and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago,
and Guyana. Haiti signed in 2009.
CARICOM belongs to the Christian Civilization (Caribbean Economic Area).
Agreement European Union CARICOM
Agreement Caribbean Community (CARICOM)-Colombia: