Barbados: Resources

Government Resources
Main Government Page gov.bb
Statistics Office barstats.gov.bb
Central Banks centralbank.org.bb
Stock Exchanges bse.com.bb
Commerce Ministry commerce.gov.bb
Export Promotion Agency investbarbados.org

News Sites

Barbados: Nation News

Nation News is a local publication in Barbados that features recent business headlines and news stories. Users can sign up for a free RSS feed, and have access to archives of past editions.

Regulatory Agency Sites

Barbados: Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU)

The Barbados Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) is responsible for regulating all monetary and financial activity in Barbados to monitor any potential for fraud or money laundering. This site contains a list of legislation, publications, links, and guidelines important to business owners.

Barbados: Ministry of Commerce and Trade

The mission of the Ministry of Commerce and Trade is to encourage economic development and the improvement of the quality of life of the people of Barbados through the facilitation of commerce, entrepreneurship, and the protection of consumers. The official website of the Ministry of Commerce and Trade contains all of the relevant legislation and applications to conduct trade in Barbados.

Barbados: Telecommunications Unit (TU)

The Telecommunications Unit of Barbados (TU) is responsible for promoting competition in the industry, ensuring the spectrum is easily available, developing and implementing regulatory policies, encouraging technological innovation, protecting users, and effectively managing the spectrum, numbering system, and domain names.

Other Resources

A Guide to Doing Business in Barbados

A Guide to Doing Business in Barbados contains over 50 pages of information relevant to doing business in Barbados. This resource includes information pertaining to the business environment, setting up a business, accommodation, taxation, education, and more. Opens in PDF format.

Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry

The Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry is a private sector organization which represents the interests of its members and of the business community in general. The site provides links to company directories, yellow pages, business materials, and more.

Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC)

The Barbados Investment and Development Corporation website covers the entire spectrum of international business and investment in Barbados. The site provides information on starting businesses and exporting services and goods. Users can find legal information, statistics, tutorial, and various service forms on the website.

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