SIXTH  MEETING OF THE CARICOM-UNITED STATES (US) 

TRADE AND INVESTMENT COUNCIL (TIC)

THE BAHAMAS,  28 OCTOBER 2014

 

ADMINISTRATIVE ARRANGEMENT

  Savingram No. 758/2014 - Sixth Meeting of the CARICOM-United States (US) Trade and Investment Council (TIC) despatching Draft Agenda and Annotated Draft Agenda WORD Version PDF Version
  Attachment I to Savingram 758/2014 - Draft Agenda WORD Version PDF Version
  Attachment II to Savingram No. 758/2014 - Annotated  Draft Agenda WORD Version PDF Version
  Attachment III to Savingram No.758/2014 - Report of the Fifth Meeting of the CARICOM-United States Trade and Investment Council (TIC) WORD Version PDF Version
  Savingram No. 767/2014 - Sixth Meeting of the CARICOM-United States (US) Trade and Investment Council (TIC) despatching Revised Draft Agenda and Revised Annotated Draft Agenda WORD Version PDF Version
  Attachment I to Savingram 758/2014 - Revised Draft Agenda WORD Version PDF Version
  Attachment II to Savingram No. 758/2014 - Revised Annotated  Draft Agenda WORD Version PDF Version

MEETING DOCUMENTATION

  MERGED WORKING DOCUMENT   PDF Version
  Item 1-3 - Opening

                   Adoption of Agenda                

                   Procedural Matters

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  ITEM 4 – REQUEST FOR AN UPDATE ON THE STATUS OF THE SUBMISSION BY CARICOM MEMBER STATES FOR BENEFICIARY TREATMENT UNDER THE CARIBBEAN BASIN TRADE PARTTNERSHIP ACT (CBTPA) WORD Version PDF Version
 

ITEM 5 – UPDATE ON INITIATIVES IN THE UNITED STATES TO DESIGNATE QUEEN CONCH AS AN ENDANGERED SPECIES

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  ATTACHMENT TO AGENDA ITEM 5 - CRFM RESPONSE TO THE PETITION MADE TO THE US DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE TO LIST THE QUEEN CONCH, STROMBUS GIGAS, AS “THREATENED” OR “ENDANGERED” UNDER THE ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT   PDF Version
 

ITEM 6 - Request for an update on the offer of Technical Assistance to CARICOM Member States by the US in the area of Sanitary/Phyto-Sanitary (SPS) Measures for Agricultural Products IN THE CONTEXT OF THE US FOOD SAFETY MODERNISATION ACT

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ATTACHMENT I TO AGENDA ITEM 6 -  REQUEST BY CARICOM MEMBER STATES FOR SANITARY/

PTYTO-SANITARY TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE FROM THE UNITED STATES (US) TO ALLOW AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS TO MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE NEW US FOOD SAFETY MODERNISATION ACT (FSMA)

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  ATTACHMENT II TO AGENDA ITEM 6 - REQUEST BY CARICOM MEMBER STATES FOR OTHER KINDS OF SPS-RELATED TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE TO AID THEIR COMPLIANCE WITH THE NEW US FOOD SAFETY MODERNISATION ACT (FSMA) WORD Version PDF Version
 

ITEM 7 - Intellectual Property Rights (IPR): United States’ concerns regarding protection of Intellectual Property in CARICOM (Requested by United States)

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ITEM 8 – UPDATE OF THE WTO CASE: ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA VS USA: MEASURES AFFECTING THE CROSS BORDER SUPPLY OF GAMBLING AND BETTING SERVICES

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ITEM 9 – THE UNITED STATES FOREIGN ACCOUNT TAX COMPLIANCE ACT (FATCA)

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ITEM 10 - Rum – The impact on Caribbean rum exports to the US market resulting from subsidies granted by the Governments of the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) and Puerto Rico to multinational rum producers in those territories

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ITEM 11 - FACILITATION OF BUSINESS PERSONS

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ITEM 12 – DEVELOPMENT OF E-COMMERCE INFRASTRUCTURE IN CARICOM

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ITEM 13 – UNITED STATES’ CARIBBEAN ENERGY SECURITY INITIATIVE

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ITEM 14 – REGARD TO NEWER TECHNOLOGIES SUCH AS BIOTECHNOLOGY (Requested by the United States)

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  ITEM 15 - SUMMIT OF THE AMERICAS (Requested by the United States) WORD Version PDF Version
  ITEM 16 - ANY OTHER BUSINESS WORD Version PDF Version

BACKGROUND DOCUMENTATION

       
  Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas  

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