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Food and Agricultural Import Regulation and Standards: Trinidad & Tobago (Updated on 11/10/2010)

 

U.S. suppliers willing to clear initial hurdles will find Trinidad and Tobago is an import-friendly country allowing for relatively smooth flowing movement of food products through its borders. While most U.S. standards are fully acceptable, special attention needs to be given to licensing, certification, labeling and documentation for select products in order to avoid customs clearance delays.

 

FAIRS Export Certificate Report (Updated on  11/09/2010)

U.S. Suppliers need to be mindful of certification requirements for agricultural products entering Trinidad and Tobago.  Although Trinidad and Tobago is quite receptive to U.S. products and all required certificates can be readily obtained by U.S. suppliers, careful attention to certification details will help prevent costly customs clearance problems.  This report outlines Trinidad and Tobago’s certification requirements and includes an Export Certificate Matrix as well as examples of select Export Certificates.

HRI Food Service Sector Eastern Caribbean Region Report(03/09/2007)

This report is intended to aid U.S. exporters of food and beverage products in profitably entering the hotel, restaurant, and institutional (HRI) food service sector of the eastern Caribbean.  This report summarizes important market developments, presents a road map for market entry, describes the overall competitive situation facing U.S. suppliers, and highlights the best product prospects for this region's food service market.

Retail Food Sector

08/01/05

This report is intended to aid U.S. exporters of food and beverage products in profitably entering the US$617 million retail food market in Trinidad and Tobago.  This report summarizes important market developments, presents a road map for market entry, provides sub-sector profiles, describes the overall competitive situation facing U.S. suppliers, and highlights the best prospects for this country's retail food market.

HRI Food Service Sector

08/01/05

This report is indented to aid U.S. exporters of food and beverages products in profitably entering Trinidad and Tobago's US$216 million hotel, restaurant, and institutional (HRI) food service sector.  This report summarizes important market developments, presents a road map for market entry, provides sub-sector profiles, describes the overall competitive situation facing U.S. suppliers, and highlights the best product prospects for this country's food service market.

Trinidad & Tobago offers Unique Opportunities in Niche Markets 06/03/2002

 

Whether it is the growing number of yachts dropping anchor just off-shore or the exponential increase in oil & natural gas rigs setting up several miles from the coastline, Trinidad & Tobago’s marine activity offers unique opportunities for U. S. food and beverage products. U.S. suppliers willing to seek out these atypical opportunities are sure to find lucrative rewards.

 

Country Commercial Guide Index

 

Country Commercial Guides (CCG's) are prepared annually by U.S. embassies with the assistance of several U.S. government agencies. These reports present a comprehensive look at countries' commercial environments, using economic, political and market analysis. 

 

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This page was last updated: 10/17/2012