Bahamas investor rules ‘shakier’ than rest of Caribbean


By NATARIO McKENZIE

Tribune Business Reporter

nmckenzie@tribunemedia.net

The Bahamas’ investment rules are “more ill-defined” than anywhere else in the Caribbean, a consultant for the Chamber of Commerce blasted yesterday.

Ramesh Chaitoo, a trade and investment consultant with Oxford Economics, told a Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation (BCCEC) breakfast on the World Trade Organisation (WTO) accession that this nation scored “three out of ten” when it came to having an open economy.

He slammed this nation’s lack of predictable and transparent investment regulations, describing the terms on which investors can engage with The Bahamas as “more nebulous” than anywhere in the region.

“On the subject of whether this is an open economy, if I have to…

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