UWI SRC-CPC webinar on US-CARICOM TIFA/TIC Trade and Investment Relations
Friday, September 2, 2022
Please join the Shridath Ramphal Centre (SRC)/US Embassy/CPC for the third and final webinar in the series on US-Caribbean Policy Consortium (CARICOM) Trade and Investment Relations.
The webinar will be held on Friday 2 September from 10:30 am to 12 noon EST (16:30 - 18:00 CEST) via Zoom (Register at https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_cGtRSOS7RMqxEkfZNjcSjA)
This webinar will explore how the US-CARICOM Trade and Investment Council (TIC) under the Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) of 2013 can be used to promote more focused negotiations between the U.S. and CARICOM. Special focus on the US-Uruguay TIC (2008) as a best practice benchmarking experience with its five times increase in bilateral trade and two times increase in US FDI into Uruguay between 2008-2016 and into the present.
The webinar will feature:
Keynote Opening Address by: Anabel Gonzalez (Deputy Director General of WTO, former Trade Minister and Chief FTA Negotiator of Costa Rica)
Presentation on US/Uruguay TIFA by: Angelica Herrera Munoz (Trade expert/consultant) and Ana Claudia Moran (Trade expert/ consultant)
Panel discussion with:
Amb. Wayne McCook (ASG CARICOM Secretariat)
Braeden Young (Director (Caribbean/Mexico), USTR)
Andrea Ewart (Founder, Develop Trade Law LLC/CPC Fellow)
David Lewis (VP Manchester Trade / CPC Co-Chair/Fellow)
Jan Yves Remy (SRC Director/ CPC Fellow)