In order to strengthen the economic and trade links and cooperation between The Bahamas and China, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT), The Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers’ Confederation (BCCEC) and the Chinese Embassy in The Bahamas co-hosted an online Bahamas-China Trade and Investment Forum at 8:30 pm-10:30 pm on 20 October 2021.
Representatives from the Bahamian and Chinese governments and representatives from the business community discussed trade and investment opportunities between the two countries along with preferential policies and key industry promotion.
The following morning of 21 October 2021 business-to-business matchmaking sessions were held between both sides in the areas of General Trade, Renewable Energy, Financial Services, Tourism, and Agriculture.
Please find video remarks below from the Forum for the Hon. Isaac Chester Cooper, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism, Investment and Aviation, Senator the Hon. Michael B. Halkitis, Minister of Economic Affairs, and Brickell Pinder, Director of Trade, Ministry of Economic Affairs.
You can download a copy of the Welcome Remarks from Her Excellency, Dai Qingli, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China.
To watch the full replay of the Forum, please click here.
Watch The Hon. Isaac Chester Cooper, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism, Investments and Aviation give the keynote address:
Watch The Hon. Michael Halkitis, Minister of Economic Affairs give remarks "Introduction of Trade policies and Cooperation Opportunities"
Watch Director Brickell Pinder, Director of Trade and Industry - Ministry of Economic Affairs
"Overview of trade policies and potential areas of cooperation"