Government Resources

Main Government Page
Statistics Office
Stock Exchanges
Commerce Ministry
Export Promotion Agency

News Sites

Nation News is a local publication in Barbados that features recent business headlines and news stories. 

Regulatory Agency Sites

The mission of the Ministry of Commerce and Trade is to encourage economic development and the improvement of the quality of life for 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 relevant legislation and applications for conducting trade in Barbados.

The Telecommunications Unit of Barbados (TU) is responsible for promoting a competitive environment, ensuring the industry is easily accessible, and developing and implementing regulatory policies. On the site, you can also find resources related to Barbados domains, government notices, application forms, and types of licenses.

Other Resources

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 area's business community. The site strives to better the environment for businesses by providing links to company directories, yellow pages, and other useful business materials. 

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, tutorials, 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, as well as general information about the economies of each of its member countries.