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Quality Needed Now, Says Barbados’ Trade and Business Development Minister

Quality tools and techniques, such as those that guarantee the accuracy of measurements, are needed even more now in the current global environment, says Minister of State in the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Business Development, Hon. Sandra Husbands. The minister was speaking at the commissioning ceremony for the Barbados...

Greater Competitiveness Coming for St Kitts and Nevis with New Quality Policy

The business environment in St Kitts and Nevis will be enhanced with the introduction of a National Quality Policy (NQP). This was signaled as Premier of Nevis and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Mark Brantley pledged the country’s support to implementing the NQP for the twin-island. Premier of Nevis, Hon....

Quality Assurance and Exports Boosted by EU-funded Initiative in Grenada

Submitted by the Grenada Bureau of Standards Greater quality assurance and increasing the export potential of Grenada’s fresh produce is the goal of a recently launched ‘Agri-Food Sector Development & Strengthening of the National Food Safety System in Grenada’ Project. This launch makes Grenada the sixth beneficiary of the CARIFORUM-European Union...

Laboratories Get In-Depth Quality Training

The competencies of lab technicians in Barbados, Dominica and St Kitts and Nevis were given a boost when a cadre of them undertook training in the ISO/IEC 17025:2017 standard which delves into the specifics for laboratories. The training in the standard which examines the general requirements for the competence, impartiality...

Global Competitiveness and Relevance High on SKNBS Agenda

Submitted by the St Kitts and Nevis Bureau of Standards (SKNBS) To meet its local mandate and stay competitive and relevant globally, the St. Kitts and Nevis Bureau of Standards (SKNBS) has recently completed several physical upgrades to its premises. The bureau is also currently engaged in developing a National...