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Volume 9, Number 3 (2004)
Foreword
Taimoon Stewart
The SALISES, St. Augustine, undertook to study competition issues in selected CARICOM countries between October 2002 and December 2003, The project, entitled "An Empirical Examination of Competition Issues in Selected CARICOM Countries: Towards Policy Formulation" was funded by the Department for International Development (DFID) of the British Government and the International Development Centre for Research (IDRC) of the Canadian Government. A committee of international experts on competition law oversaw the project. In January 2003, the experts were brought to Trinidad for a brainstorming session, in order to evaluate the country profiles that were developed (Belize, St. Lucia and St. Vincent and the Grenadines now published in Caribbean Dialogue VoL 9, No, 1 January-March, 2004 and Jamaica, the Bahamas and Trinidad and Tobago in VoL 9, No, 2, April-June, 2004), and to chart the course for the second phase of the project involving interviews with the stakeholders.