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Trinidad and Tobago to Hold Investment Conference in New York City

By: Caribbean Journal Staff - September 15, 2014

Above: Trinidad (CJ Photo)

By the Caribbean Journal staff

Trinidad and Tobago is ramping up its push to attract foreign investment.

The country’s government announced this week that it would be holding an investment conference in New York later this month.

The conference, which will take place on Sept. 25, will be held at the Council on Foreign Relations on E 68th Street.

The event will focus on the country’s “competitive advantages as a business location” and its “advancements in economic diversification, foreign investment, foreign policy, energy, competitiveness and innovation,”according to a release.

Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar will be attending the conference, joined by Trade Minister Vasant Bharath, Planning and Sustainable Development Minister Bohendradatt Tewarie and Energy Minister Kevin Ramnarine, among others.

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