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Pandemic Not Stopping Quality Progress in the Region

CROSQ is determined that despite the ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic, that quality services and systems will be improved in the Caribbean before the end of the 11th European Development Fund Economic Partnership Agreement Programme. The Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) component of that programme is being implemented in the...

National Quality Dialogues Targeting Countries’ Priority Sectors

National Standards Bureaux in CARICOM are taking dialogues about the quality measures needed for sustainable improvements, to the priority sectors in the region. The National Quality Dialogues, so termed because the discussions all centre around issues of quality and related services and systems needed to boost competitiveness in the region,...

Bahamas Standards Bureau at Forefront of National Quality Enhancements

The Bahamas Bureau of Standards and Quality (BBSQ) has made significant progress in its quest to develop an enviable quality infrastructure framework in the country. And, said Director Dr. Renae Ferguson-Bufford to media recently in a national online forum, their focus is on the best practices of the region and...

Safety and Security of LPG Products Under Discussion in Belize

Belize is exploring how to ensure the safety and security of liquid petroleum gas (LPG) products in a full discussion with stakeholders in that sector, which took place in a virtual setting from September 14-17, 2021. The LPG value chain was the subject of recent analyses to determine what quality...

Dominica Improving Quality of Cocoa Exports

Submitted by Dominica Bureau of Standards (DBOS) Dominica’s cocoa bean and cocoa industry came in for some support recently, to better aid the competitiveness of this national exporting product. The valued intervention came on July 27, 2021, when the Dominica Bureau of Standards and the Dominica Export Import Agency, in...