Bahamas will not join CSME – EyeWitness News

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis allayed the fears of concerned citizens as he confirmed this weekend that The Bahamas will not sign on to the Caribbean Community’s Single Market and Economy (CSME).

The announcement came at a press conference at the Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) Saturday, after Dr. Minnins returned from the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) meetings held in Jamaica last week.

CSME is intended to benefit the region by providing better and more opportunities to produce and sell goods and services, and to attract investment on a larger economic scale.

Membership of a single market is commonly assumed to be a key factor in encouraging foreign investors to choose to invest in a region, however, Dr. Minnis stressed that he told the other heads of government…

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