The Caribbean Music Industry and the Digital Creative Economy: A Road-map for Innovation and Global Market Integration

Barbados - 24 October 2018

Trade topics: Digital Trade, Global Value Chains, Tourism, Trade Policy

Segundo Encuentro de Carnavales del Caribe, La Fundación Carnaval de Barranquilla, Barranquilla, Colombia. The Meeting of "Carnavales del Caribe" discusses the economic contribution of Carnival in the Caribbean region. Drawing on the Caribbean’s experience, the paper provides policy direction by way of identifying both, mechanisms to strengthen export capabilities, and measures geared towards targeted industrial upgrading and enterprise development with respect to the region’s creative sector. The paper aims to assess the readiness of these economies for future global competitiveness, and global value chain connectivity in the digital creative economy.