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CAPE Caribbean Studies Caricom Csme

CAPE Caribbean Studies Caricom Csme

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THE CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY COMPRISES 15 MEMBER STATES

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‡ ALL 12 CSME MEMBER STATES ARE SINGLE MARKET READY
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA BELIZE GRENADA JAMAICA ST. LUCIA ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES - BARBADOS - DOMINICA - GUYANA - ST. KITTS AND NEVIS - SURINAME - TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

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PRIMARY ELEMENTS  FREE MOVEMENT OF GOODS  FREE MOVEMENT OF SKILLED NATIONALS  FREE MOVEMENT OF CAPITAL  FREE MOVEMENT OF SERVICES

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FREE MOVEMENT OF GOODS 
  

CUSTOMS UNION TO BE ESTABLISHED FREE TRADE AREA ALREADY EXIST TREATY DOES NOT PROHIBIT DUMPING BUT IT AUTHORIZES IMPOSITION OF ANTI-DUMPING DUTIES AND COUNTER MEASURES CROSS - REGIONAL STANDARDS FOR PRODUCTION

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FREE MOVEMENT OF SKILLED NATIONALS 
      

UNIVERSITY GRADUATES MEDIA WORKERS SPORTS PERSONS MUSICIANS ARTISTES AND MANAGERIAL, SUPERVISORY AND TECHNICAL STAFF NURSES TEACHERS

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EXPANSION OF ELIGIBLE CATEGORIES  

 

2007 - Associates Degrees and Equivalent Professional, Technical and Vocational Qualifications (Caribbean Vocational Qualifications ² October 2007) 2007 ² Regional Occupational Standards for Domestics 2008 ² CXC O·Levels and equivalent Technical and Vocational Qualifications 2009 ² All CARICOM Nationals

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FREE MOVEMENT OF SERVICES 

THE RIGHT TO PROVIDE SERVICES ACROSS THE SINGLE MARKET HAVE ACCESS TO LAND, BUILDINGS, AND OTHER PROPERTY 

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RIGHTS OF ESTABLISHMENT
x ACCESS TO LAND, BUILDINGS AND PROPERTY x TRANSFER OF MANAGERIAL, TECHNICAL AND SUPERVISORY STAFF x HARMONIZATION OF LAWS AND ABMINISTRATIVE PRACTICES x AMENDMENTS TO EXISTING LEGISLATION x ON-LINE REGISTRY

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CARICOM PASSPORT 

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA, DOMINICA, GRENADA, ST. KITTS AND NEVIS, ST. LUCIA, ST VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES, SURINAME AND TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO HAVE IMPLEMENTED THE CARICOM PASSPORT 2007 ² BARBADOS, BELIZE, GUYANA AND JAMAICA 

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TRANSFER OF SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS

AGREEMENT FOR THE TRANSFER OF SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS IS IN PLACE IN ALL MEMBER STATES EXCEPT SURINAME

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FREE MOVEMENT OF CAPITAL
FREELY MOVE CAPITAL FROM ONE MEMBER STATE TO ANOTHER EQUAL RIGHTS TO BUY STOCKS AND SHARES REGIONAL STOCK EXCHANGE

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CARIBBEAN BUSINESS COUNCIL ‡ SINGLE VOICE OF THE PRIVATE SECTOR ‡ ASSOCIATE INSTITUTION OF THE COMMUNITY

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CARIBBEAN COURT OF JUSTICE (CCJ) THE CARIBBEAN COURT OF JUSTICE WAS INAUGURATED IN 2005 AND HAS 2 JURISDICTIONS - ORIGINAL JURISDICTION - APPELLATE JURISDICTION

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THE CARICOM DEVELOPMENT FUND

THE CARICOM DEVELOPMENT FUND FOR DISADVANTAGED COUNTRIES REGIONS AND SECTORS ESTABLISHED UNDER CHAPTER SEVEN OF THE REVISED TREATY IS ALSO HIGH ON THE AGENDA FOR IMPLEMENTATION.

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BENEFITS OF THE CSME ACCESS TO A LARGER MARKET INTRA-REGIONAL COOPERATION IN HUMAN AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT HARMONISED STANDARDS OF PRODUCTION WIDER CHOICE FOR CONSUMERS GREATER SCOPE FOR JOB CREATION ENHANCED FRAMEWORK FOR ACHIEVING COMPETITIVENESS INCREASED ECONOMIES OF SCALE ENHANCED INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES COMMON VOICE IN INTERNATIONAL TRADE NEGOTIATIONS

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THANK YOU!

Mr. D. Gooden Teacher, Social Studies Dept. Vere Technical High School Hayes P .O. Clarendon

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