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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
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.
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.
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. On the site you can find resources related to Barbados domains, government notices, application forms, and types of licenses.
A Guide to Doing Business in Barbados contains information relevant to doing business in Barbados. This resource includes information pertaining to the business environment, setting up a business, accommodation, taxation, and education. Opens in PDF.
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.
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.
The Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (CAIPA) facilitates and promotes investment in the Caribbean region. The CAIPA website includes information regarding investment opportunities and incentives. Also included on the site is general information about the economies of each of its member countries.