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September 01, 2022 - September 03, 2022
Bridgetown, Barbados
AfriCaribbean Trade and Investment Forum 2022 - One People. One Destiny.


ACTIF2022 Ends With a Commitment to Building a Commercial Bridge for Shared Prosperity

Published September 4, 2022

The AfriCaribbean Trade and Investment Forum 2022 (ACTIF2022) successfully concluded in Bridgetown, Barbados, with a commitment by participants to remove the scars of the past and build a commercial bridge towards forging a prosperous future for Africa and the Caribbean.

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    Africa and the Caribbean Can Remove Scars of Middle Passage Through Cooperation on Regions’ Great Issues

    Published September 2, 2022

    Africa and the Caribbean have it within their capacity “forever to remove the scars of the middle passage” by cooperating on the great issues confronting the two regions, Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley of Barbados said yesterday at the opening of the first-ever AfriCaribbean Trade and Investment Forum (ACTIF2022) in Bridgetown, Barbados.

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      Collaborating to Fight the Climate Crisis and Promote Clean Energy

      Published August 28, 2022

      Climate change is negatively impacting the world. Notably, developing countries like those in Africa and the Caribbean are the ones most strongly affected, even though their contribution to the climate crisis has been marginal.

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        Youth Participation Is Crucial to Future Success

        Published August 27, 2022

        It is well understood but often unappreciated that today’s youth will be tomorrow’s leaders. Youth need to be aware of the issues that affect the world now because the current global challenges, from the COVID-19 pandemic to climate change, will impact their future.

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          Credit Unions and Fintech Opportunities Abound

          Published August 18, 2022

          As countries in Africa and the Caribbean prepare for the inaugural AfriCaribbean Trade and Investment Forum 2022 (ACTIF2022), attention is being paid to potential opportunities for flows between the two regions to help plug knowledge and technology gaps that exist. Two areas in which such gaps exist are the credit union movement and fintech development.

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            An Excellent Time for Business between Africa and the Caribbean

            Published August 11, 2022

            The AfriCaribbean Trade and Investment Forum 2022 (ACTIF2022), slated for Bridgetown, Barbados, from September 1–3, 2022, is designed to build new trade and investment relationships between Africa and the Caribbean. The inextricable link between the two regions is well documented; a shared history, identity and philosophy bind them. These are the threads that African and Caribbean nations must draw on to write a new, positive chapter in the regions’ history.

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              Improved Transportation Links between Africa and the Caribbean is high on ACTIF 2022’s agenda

              Published August 4, 2022

              Movement between the Caribbean and the African Continent must become easier for trade, investment and tourism opportunities to be realised.

              Transportation will be one of the topics explored during the inaugural AfriCaribbean Trade and Investment Forum 2022 (ACTIF 2022) scheduled for September 1-3 at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre. The focus will be on devising solutions to the logistical challenges on both sides of the Atlantic. This will allow for south-south cooperation to be better facilitated.

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                Afreximbank Team Visits Barbados ahead of ACTIF 2022

                Published July 28, 2022

                The Government of Barbados has joined forces with the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) to host the inaugural AfriCaribbean Trade and Investment Forum 2022 (ACTIF 2022) from September 1-3. The local agencies organising the Forum are Invest Barbados and Export Barbados.

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                  Barbados and Afreximbank Announce first-ever Africa-Caribbean Trade and Investment Forum

                  Published July 27, 2022

                  The Government of Barbados and the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) have announced the first-ever Africa-Caribbean Trade and Investment Forum (ACTIF 2022), scheduled to take place in Bridgetown, Barbados, from August 31 to September 3, 2022.

                  ACTIF 2022 will be held under the theme “One People, One Destiny: Uniting and Reimagining Our Future”. The Forum aims to foster the development of strategic partnerships between the business communities in Africa and the Caribbean, to bolster bilateral cooperation and increase engagement in trade, investment, technology transfer, innovation, tourism, culture, and other sectors.

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                    Nigeria 456
                    United States 143
                    Ghana 128
                    South Africa 119
                    Egypt 118
                    United Kingdom 49
                    Kenya 45
                    Guinea 43
                    Cameroon 43
                    Côte d'Ivoire 35
                    Ethiopia 33
                    Trinidad And Tobago 21
                    Jamaica 21
                    Senegal 21
                    Uganda 20
                    Saint Lucia 19
                    Switzerland 18
                    Congo, The Democratic Republic Of The 17
                    Zimbabwe 17
                    Canada 15
                    Tanzania, United Republic Of 14
                    France 13
                    Malawi 12
                    Togo 12
                    Zambia 12
                    Guyana 12
                    Rwanda 11
                    Tunisia 10
                    Algeria 9
                    Saint Kitts And Nevis 9
                    Liberia 8
                    Burkina Faso 8
                    United Arab Emirates 8
                    Sierra Leone 8
                    Cuba 7
                    Chad 7
                    Antigua And Barbuda 7
                    Grenada 6
                    Mauritius 6
                    Morocco 6
                    Germany 6
                    Botswana 6
                    Niger 6
                    Suriname 6
                    Mozambique 6
                    Haiti 6
                    Dominica 5
                    Gambia 5
                    Saint Vincent And The Grenadines 5
                    Benin 5
                    Lesotho 4
                    Gabon 4
                    Mali 4
                    Belgium 4
                    Netherlands 4
                    Congo 3
                    Guadeloupe 3
                    Guinea-bissau 3
                    Malaysia 3
                    Libya 3
                    Sudan 3
                    Martinique 3
                    Djibouti 3
                    Spain 3
                    Angola 2
                    Burundi 2
                    Australia 2
                    Brazil 2
                    Comoros 2
                    Madagascar 2
                    India 2
                    Cape Verde 1
                    Portugal 1
                    Costa Rica 1
                    Türkiye 1
                    North Macedonia 1
                    Swaziland 1
                    Saudi Arabia 1
                    Uruguay 1
                    Central African Republic 1
                    Ukraine 1
                    Yemen 1
                    Azerbaijan 1
                    Japan 1
                    Namibia 1
                    Austria 1
                    Panama 1
                    Bahamas 1
                    Lao People's Democratic Republic 1
                    Ecuador 1
                    Somalia 1
                    Denmark 1
                    Sweden 1
                    British Indian Ocean Territory 1
                    Virgin Islands, British 1
                    Saint Helena 1
                    Seychelles 1
                    Turks And Caicos Islands 1
                    Total 2364
                    Private Sector 1348
                    Government 470
                    Agriculture 149
                    Manufacturing 138
                    Investing 130
                    Educational Institution 117
                    Total 2352