THE EIGHTEENTH MEETING OF THE COUNCIL FOR

FINANCE AND PLANNING (COFAP)

 

MINISTERIAL SESSION

 

Montego Bay, Jamaica

4 July 2018

 

  DRAFT AGENDA Word Acrobat PDF
  WORKING DOCUMENT Word Acrobat PDF
 

THE BERMUDA MONETARY AUTHORITY LAYS THE GROUNDWORK FOR A NEW REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT FOR VIRTUAL CURRENCY BUSINESS (IN RELATION TO AGENDA ITEM 9)

 4 JULY 2018

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MEETING OF OFFICIALS (GUYANA): 19-20 June 2018

 

(RECONVENING)

 

SUMMARY OF RECOMMENDATIONS AND CONCLUSIONS

 

Summary of Recommendations and Conclusions of the Meeting of Officials Preparatory to the Eighteenth Meeting of the Council for Finance and Planning (COFAP) (Reconvened) - Georgetown, Guyana, 19 June 2018

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Summary of Recommendations and Conclusions of the Eighteenth Meeting of the Council for Finance and Planning (COFAP) (Reconvened) Montego Bay, Jamaica, 4 July 2018

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ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION

  HOTEL RATE (GEORGETOWN, GUYANA)   Acrobat PDF
 

SAVINGRAM No. 257/2018 - EIGHTEENTH MEETING OF THE COUNCIL FOR FINANCE AND PLANNING (COFAP) MEETING OF OFFICIALS (GUYANA):  19-20 JUNE 2018

MINISTERIAL SESSION(JAMAICA): 4 JULY 2018 - (RECONVENED)

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SAVINGRAM No. 304/2018-EIGHTEENTH MEETING OF THE COUNCIL FOR FINANCE AND PLANNING (COFAP) - MEETING OF OFFICIALS (GUYANA): 19-20 June 2018 - (RECONVENING INFORMATION)

MINISTERIAL SESSION (JAMAICA): 4 JULY 2018

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  Attachment to SAVINGRAM No. 304/2018 - Annotated Provisional Agenda (Reconvened)   Acrobat PDF
 

Draft Agenda (18.06.2018)

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DOCUMENTATION

1.  OPENING REMARKS    
2. SELECTION OF CHAIRPERSON (Currently Belize)    
3. ADOPTION OF AGENDA    
4. PROCEDURAL MATTERS    
5. RE-POSITIONING MEMBER STATES FINANCIAL SERVICES SECTOR TO DELIVER ON THE PROMISE OF THE CARICOM SINGLE MARKET AND ECONOMY (CSME)    
5.1

Access to Foreign Exchange for Current Payments and the Issue of Convertibility (Mandated by

the Twenty-Eighth Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government)

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5.2    Draft CARICOM Policy on Credit Reporting   Acrobat PDF
  Attachment to Agenda Item 5.2 - Draft Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Policy On Credit Reporting   Acrobat PDF
5.3 Draft CARICOM Policy on Deposit Insurance   Acrobat PDF
  Attachment to Agenda Item 5.3 - Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Policy On Deposit Insurance (Draft)   Acrobat PDF

5.4 

Draft CARICOM Policy on an Integrated Capital Market   Acrobat PDF

6.

MATTERS RELATED TO THE CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY’S GLOBAL ECONOMIC RELATIONS:    

6.1

De-Risking (Correspondent Banking)–(Mandated by the Twenty-Ninth Inter-Sessional  Meeting

of the Conference of Heads of Government)

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  Attachment to Agenda Item 6.1 - Ending De-risking in the Caribbean - Eliminating Risks for the World   Acrobat PDF

6.2

Blacklisting (OECD and EU Good Tax Governance Initiatives) (Mandated by the Twenty-Ninth

Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government)

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7.

Upscaling of the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF) SPC (Mandated by the Twenty-Ninth Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government)

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  Attachment to Agenda Item 7 - Technical Brief - Update on the Operations of CCRIF and the Case for Scaling up   Acrobat PDF
8. DETERMINATION OF MATTERS FOR CONSIDERATION BY THE MINISTERIAL SESSION OF THE COUNCIL FOR FINANCE AND PLANNING SCHEDULED TO BE HELD IN MONTEGO BAY, JAMAICA ON 4 JULY 2018 Word Acrobat PDF
  Attch to Item 7 - CCRIF Presentation   Acrobat PDF
  Attachment to Agenda Item 8 - Provisional Agenda Word Acrobat PDF
  Attach to Item 8 - Provisional Agenda   Acrobat PDF

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ANY OTHER BUSINESS:    

9.1

Implications of the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) for the Financial

Sector in CARICOM

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  Attch to Item 9.1 - CARICOM_GDPR Presentation   Acrobat PDF

9.2

Letter from the Governor, Eastern Caribbean Central Bank to the International Monetary Fund

(IMF) and the World Bank regarding the use of resilient debt instruments to build resilience in the

 Member States of the Caribbean Community.

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  Attachment to Agenda Item 9.2 - Letter (Eastern Caribbean Central Bank)   Acrobat PDF
  Attachment II to Agenda Item 9.2 - The Adoption of State Contingent Debt Instruments (SCDIs) Word Acrobat PDF

9.3

CSME Government Procurement Regime (Article 239 – Built-in Agenda)   Acrobat PDF
  Attachment to Agenda Item 9.3 - Draft Protocol on Public Procurement for the Caribbean Community   Acrobat PDF

9.4

Date and venue of the Next Meeting of the COFAP including Joint Meeting with COTED to

consider Financial Cooperation Initiatives

   
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MEETING OF OFFICIALS, Video-Conference

3 October 2017

 

MINISTERIAL SESSION, Washington DC

12 October 2017

ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION

  DRAFT AGENDA-October 2017 Word Acrobat PDF
  SAVINGRAM No. 598/2017-EIGHTEENTH MEETING OF THE COUNCIL FOR FINANCE AND PLANNING (COFAP) - INFORMATION   Acrobat PDF
 

SAVINGRAM No. 537/2017-EIGHTEENTH MEETING OF THE COUNCIL FOR FINANCE AND PLANNING (COFAP) MEETING OF OFFICIALS (BY VIDEO-CONFERENCE): 28 SEPTEMBER 2017, MINISTERIAL SESSION (WASHINGTON DC): 12 OCTOBER 2017 (PM) (CONVENING)

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  Attachment to SAVINGRAM No. 537/2017-Provisional Agenda   Acrobat PDF
 

SAVINGRAM No. 574/2017-EIGHTEENTH MEETING OF THE COUNCIL FOR FINANCE AND PLANNING (COFAP) MINISTERIAL SESSION: WASHINGTON DC - 12 OCTOBER 2017

MEETING OF OFFICIALS (via Video-Conference) 3 October 2017 (RESCHEDULING AND LOGISTICAL INFORMATION) 

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  DRAFT ANNOTATED AGENDA Word Acrobat PDF

DOCUMENTATION

 

5.        CARICOM FINANCIAL COOPERATION MATTERS

   
 

5.1    Access to Foreign Exchange for Current Payments and the Issue of Convertibility (Mandated by the Twenty-Eighth Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government)

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5.2      Update on CARICOM Financial Services Agreement (CFSA)

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5.3      Draft CARICOM Policy on Credit Reporting

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  Attachment to Item 5.3-Draft CARICOM Policy on Credit Reporting for CARICOM Member States   Acrobat PDF
                5.4      Draft CARICOM Policy on Deposit Insurance Word Acrobat PDF
 

5.5      Draft CARICOM Policy on Development and Regulation of a Regional Securities Market   (Update)

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5.6      Public Procurement Protocol

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  Attachment to Item 5.6-Draft Protocol on Public Procurement for the Caribbean Community   Acrobat PDF
 

6.        MATTERS    RELATED    TO    THE    CARIBBEAN    COMMUNITY’S    GLOBAL ECONOMIC RELATIONS

   
 

 6.1      Correspondent Banking – Strategy and Action Plan to Address the Continuing Loss of    Correspondent Banking Services (submitted by the Committee of CARICOM Central Bank Governors)

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  Attch to Item 6.1_Correspondent Banking-Strategy and Action Plan, Oct 2017, The Bahamas, Final   Acrobat PDF
  Attachment to Item 6.1-CARICOM STRATEGY AND ACTION PLAN TO ADDRESS THE CONTINUING LOSS OF CORRESPONDENT BANKING SERVICES by CARICOM Committee of Central Bank Governors   Acrobat PDF
 

6.2      Stocking Analysis Global Tax Transparency and Related Initiatives (Mandated by the Twenty-Eighth Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government)

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  Attachment to Item 6.2- The Current International Tax and Regulatory Landscape   Acrobat PDF
 

6.3      United States Initiatives:

   
  6.3.1   Labeling of CARICOM States as Tax Havens Word Acrobat PDF
  6.3.2   Proposal for a 2% Tax on Remittances to CARICOM States to Finance US Border Wall Word Acrobat PDF
  Attachment to 6.3.2 - Bills   Acrobat PDF
  6.4      CARICOM  Small  States   Opportunities  for  Financing  for  Development (Decision of Thirty-Eighth Meeting of Conference of Heads of Government)    
  7.        EXCHANGE OF VIEWS ON DISASTER RECOVERY, MITIGATION AND RECONSTRUCTION STRATEGY FOR THE CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY Word Acrobat PDF
  8.            PROPOSAL BY UN-ECLAC FOR DEBT RELIEF FOR MEMBER STATES OF THE CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY (Mandated by the Thirty-Eighth Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government) Word Acrobat PDF
  Attachment to Item 8-ECLAC Proposal on Debt for Climate Adaptation Swaps   Acrobat PDF
  9.       ANY OTHER BUSINESS    
  9.1     Date and Location of Next Meeting of the COFAP including Joint Meeting with the COTED to consider Financial Cooperation Initiatives Word Acrobat PDF
  9.2.     Draft Agenda for the Ministerial Session of the Eighteenth Meeting of the COFAP Word Acrobat PDF
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REFERENCE DOCUMENTS

  Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas   Acrobat PDF

 

 

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