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Dominica is Going GREEN

A green economy and destination is not just the in-phrase for the Commonwealth of Dominica, it is the trajectory that we have been on for a number of years even before we consciously paid attention to the meaning of these words through government policies, individual responsibilities and marketing strategies. Dominica has always been recognized as.. read more

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Targeting local Investors in Dominica

When one thinks of investment promotion our mind quickly goes to the Investment Agency attending trade shows overseas, meeting with investors overseas and preparing promotional materials to target Foreign Direct Investments. However, this is not so for Invest Dominica Authority. We are undertaking an investment promotion campaign to effectively and selectively target our local existing.. read more

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Investment and the Diaspora – “Overseas Residents”

What do we want and what do we expect. It is often posited that the Diaspora is an untapped market with lots of potential for investment into the economy. We in Dominica look at India, Africa and closer to home. Jamaica has put in place a plan to attract these overseas residents, as they like to.. read more

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There’s Power in Numbers – It’s Time For a Manufacturer’s Association

Manufacturing industries are responsible for a significant share of Dominica’s economic production, generating $EC17.95 million in GDP in 2009.  Because manufacturing firms also use millions of dollars worth of commodities and services as inputs, the sector is responsible for an even bigger share of total output. Invest Dominica Authority (IDA) Investment Report for 2007-2009, which.. read more

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Social Media at the Work Place: A necessity or a drain on productivity

At the workplace computer and internet connectivity is as common place, as the pen and pencils and in some organisations is used more than the latter. It is a given, that technology drives this new world. We have seen the gains that technology has offered us in bridging the gap between trade, economy, health and.. read more

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Positive Signs Of Real Growth In The Dominica Economy

The economy of Dominica has felt the impact of the global financial crisis, although not to the same critical extent as other countries. The main reason for this stems from the fact that most of the enterprises contributing to the economy are not over-exposed in the international market. For the calendar year 2009, the Government.. read more

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Is an Investor Necessarily a Businessman

The definition of an investor is simple. To me, it is one who makes the decision to invest his money into some activity with the intention of making it successful and in the process providing jobs for people. The businessman on the other hand is the one with the knowhow and skills who makes the.. read more