CDB, Caribbean Export ink financing agreement for women-owned businesses – Stabroek News

Sourcing funds for business ventures could become easier for women-owned businesses in the Caribbean following the signing late last month of an agreement between the  European Union-funded regional business support organization, Caribbean Export Development Agency (Carib-bean Export) and the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) to collaboratively pursue a new initiative titled Women Empowered through Export (WE-Xport) designed to support capacity-building for women-owned businesses to facilitate their access to finance, a release from Caribbean Export says.

The disclosure comes against the backdrop of a persistent region-wide lobby for enhanced access to finance for women-owned businesses, particularly small businesses and the Caribbean Export release says that the new initiative will be launched…

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