Ian Randle Publishers
Production Integration in CARICOM: From Theory to Action
Denis Benn; Kenneth Hall
Business & Money
Production Integration in CARICOM: From Theory to Action
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The member states of CARICOM adopted a number of important initiatives designed to advance the process of regional integrations as evidenced by the 2006 launch of the Caribbean Single Market and the preparations for the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). Apart from the formal declarations of support for these processes however is recognition that specific strategies must be elaborated to achieve the stated objectives of the CSME. In this context, production integration, envisaged in Article 52 of the Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas, is seen as a key strategy for optimising the development possibilities of the region and for strengthening its capacity of effectively participate in the international economic system.

In Production Integration in CARICOM, academics, policymakers in government and the private sector as well as regional institutions identify the opportunities for promoting production integration in CARICOM and the necessary policy and institutional arrangements to achieve its objective.

Table of Contents
Acronyms and Abbreviations
CARIFTA: Building the Foundation of CARICOM and the CSME – Lest We Forget
Production Integration: A Critical Perspective
Production Integration in the Caribbean: An Assessment of Investment Strategies
Production Integration in the CSME: A Business Perspective
The Manufacturing Sector and Production Integration in CARICOM: A Stocktaking and Some Policy Imperatives for the Future
Labour, Domestic Capital and Growth: Key Developments and Implications for Regional Industrial Integration
Nano-Firms, Regional Integration and International Competitiveness: The Experience and Dilemma of the CSME
The CSME and Energy: Natural Gas Pricing
Production Integration: The Case for a Regional Aluminium Smelter
Production Integration in CARICOM: Implications for the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS)
The Implementation of Production Integration Strategies in the OECS and the Wider Caribbean
Production Integration: A Surinamese Perspective
Production Integration in the CSME: Some Considerations
Production Integration in CARICOM: The Insurance Industry
The CSME and the Integration of Financial Services
Financial Harmonisation in the OECS: Implications for Integrated Development in CARICOM
Rationalising Air Transportation in CARICOM: Opportunities and Challenges
Labour Market Implications of Production Integration within the Caribbean Community
Growth Triangles and Production Integration in CARICOM
Integration vs Cooperation: Rethinking CARICOM
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