THIRTY-EIGHTH Meeting

of the

COUNCIL FOR TRADE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (COTED)

       

Georgetown, guyana

6-10 MAY 2014

 

DOCUMENTATION

1.

1.            OPENING

2.            ADOPTION OF AGENDA

3.            PROCEDURAL MATTERS

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ITEM 4 - FOLLOW-UP TO THE SPECIAL SESSION ON THE

STRATEGIC DIRECTION OF THE COUNCIL FOR TRADE AND

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (COTED)

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3. ITEM 5 - EXTERNAL ECONOMIC AND TRADE RELATIONS: WORD Version PDF Version
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5.1       Developments Related to the Negotiations for a CARICOM-Canada Trade and Development Agreement

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5. 5.2       Preparations for a Meeting of the Joint Commission under the Trade and Economic Cooperation Agreement between the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Government of the Republic of Cuba WORD Version PDF Version
6. Attachment to Agenda Item 5.2 -Trade and Economic Cooperation Agreement between CARICOM and Cuba Renewal of request for additional preferential access by Cuba WORD Version PDF Version
7. 5.3       Proposal by Venezuela for a Meeting of the Joint Council under the Agreement between the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Government of the Republic of Venezuela on Trade and Investment    
8. ITEM 6 - EXPORT OF HONEY FROM GRENADA TO TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO WORD Version PDF Version
9. ITEM 7 - WORK OF THE COMMISSION ON THE ECONOMY    
10. ITEM 8 - WORK OF THE TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION    
11. ITEM 9 - ADVANCING THE REGIONAL AGENDA FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT USING INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES    
12.

ITEM 10 - CARICOM COMPETITION COMMISSION - LIQUIDITY RISK

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7.        ITEM 11 - ENGAGEMENT WITH THE PRIVATE SECTOR

   
14. 11.1     Recommendations from the Consultancy titled, “Public, Private Dialogue – A Road Map for Re-Engagement and the Proposal to Further the Work Regarding a Mechanism to Facilitate Engagement with the Private Sector     
15. 11.2     Preparation for the Special Session with the Private Sector, 10 May 2014    
16.

ITEM 12 - DATE OF THE THIRTY-EIGHTH MEETING OF THE COTED

   
17. ITEM 13 - ANY OTHER BUSINESS    
PART B – MATTERS FROM THE MEETING OF OFFICIALS FOR ENDORSEMENT BY MINISTERS
18.

ITEM 14 - EXTERNAL ECONOMIC AND TRADE RELATIONS:

   
19. 14.1     Inclusion of Trade in Services under CBI/CBERA WORD Version PDF Version
20. 14.2     Report and Follow-up to the Meeting of the CARICOM-United States Trade and Investment Council (TIC), 15 November 2013 WORD Version PDF Version
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Attachment I - REPORT OF THE FIFTH MEETING OF THE CARICOM-UNITED STATES TRADE AND INVESTMENT COUNCIL (TIC) USA, 15 NOVEMBER 2013

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22. 14.3    Consideration of the  Study on the Identification and Assessment of the Underlying Reasons Affecting CARICOM’s Trade Performance under the existing Bilateral Trade Agreements with the Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Colombia, Cuba and Venezuela    
23. 14.4    Status of the process of Certification of the proposed Partial Scope Trade Agreement between the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago and the Republic of Guatemala    
24. ITEM 15 - TRADE IN GOODS:    
25. 15.1     Treatment of Goods Produced in or Shipped from Free Zones into the Single Market WORD Version PDF Version
26. 15.2     Proposals Relating to Free Circulation of Goods    
27.

15.3    Common External Tariff (CET)

   
28.

           15.3.1   Revised Form for Requests for Suspension to Implement

                         the Protocol to Amend Article 83

   
 

           15.3.2  Demonstration of the CARICOM Interactive Marketplace

                        Suspension Procedure

   
 

           15.3.3   Report of the Secretary-General on the Grant of

                         Suspension of the CET under Paragraph 3 of Article 83 of

                         the Revised Treaty

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            15.3.4  Requests received by the Secretary-General from Member

                        States for Suspension of the CET to be submitted to the

                        COTED pursuant to Revised Step 3 of the New Procedures

                        agreed to by the COTED

   
  15.4 - Rules of Origin -    
 

           15.4.1 - Report of the Secretary-General on the Grant of

                         Certificates under the Safeguard Mechanism, Paragraphs

                         3-7 of Article 84, Community Rules of Origin of the Revised

                         Treaty

   
 

            15.4.2 -  Review of the CARICOM Procedure for the Verification of

                           Rules of Origin

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ITEM 16 - STATUS ON THE PREPARATION OF THE

REGIONALSTRATEGIC PLAN FOR SERVICES

   
  ITEM 17 - STATUS OF THE 10TH AND 11TH EDF PROGRAMMES    
  ITEM 18 - IMPLEMENTATION OF THE CARICOM TRADE AND COMPETITIVENESS PROJECT (CTCP) WORD Version PDF Version
  ITEM 19 - COMMUNITY’S PARTICIPATION IN EXPO MILANO 2015 WORD Version PDF Version
 

Attachment to Agenda Item 19 - Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Participation Proposal in EXPO MILANO 2015

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ITEM 20 - PROPOSAL BY GUYANA FOR AN ANNUAL CARIBBEAN

FESTIVAL OF FOOD AND RUM

   
ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION
  Savingram No.268/2014 - Convening WORD Version PDF Version
  Savingram No. 277/2014 - Documentation   PDF Version
  Provisional Agenda WORD Version PDF Version
  Annotated Provisional Agenda WORD Version PDF Version
  Revised Provisional Agenda WORD Version PDF Version
  List of Hotels WORD Version PDF Version
BACKGROUND DOCUMENTATION
  Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas   PDF Version
       
       
       
    WORD Version PDF Version

 

 

 

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