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  1. Companies urged to renew outstanding annual licenses

Tue Apr 18 2017

by Department of Commerce

The Department of Commerce will be exercising greater vigilance to ensure that all companies comply with licensing rules.

  1. SLBS to host certification ceremony

Wed Apr 05 2017


The organization will award the Saint Lucia Standard Mark to two outstanding products.

  1. Statistics Office requests cooperation on key survey

Thu Mar 30 2017

by Central Statistics Office

The data collected will help government make informed decisions about employment conditions.

  1. Prime Minister to improve IBC legislation

Tue Mar 07 2017

by Julita Peter, GIS

Mr. Chastanet hopes the creation of a municipality will encourage regional companies to set up their offices in Saint Lucia.

  1. Financial Centre offically opened

Mon Feb 27 2017

by Geraldine Bicette-Joseph, GIS

All units of the Department of Finance are now housed at the same location.

  1. OECS prepares for free circulation of goods

Mon Feb 27 2017

by OECS Commission

Customs unions discuss intra-regional trade and the Agro-Shipping Initiative.

  1. Expo to showcase regional products

Fri Feb 24 2017

Exporters from the OECS and Martinique will promote products and services at the buyer-focused exhibition.

  1. SLBS to host National Quality Infrastructure Symposium

Fri Jan 27 2017


The implementation of quality standards will help improve economic, social, environmental and technological resilience in Saint Lucia.

  1. Trade License compliance

Wed Jan 25 2017

by Department of Commerce

Penalties will be taken against persons/companies trading in Saint Lucia who do not possess a valid license.

  1. VAT reduction to take effect in February

Tue Jan 17 2017

by IRD

Business owners should ensure the adjustment takes effect at midnight, Jan. 31.