Barbados - Country Commercial Guide
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The government remains committed to the completion of scheduled tourism projects.  The government has announced new tourism projects along the south-east coast of the island. There is also an increased demand for construction materials and services.  It is reccommended that U.S. companies register their business or partner with local companies to take full advantage of these projects.

Leading Sub-Sectors

Construction machinery and parts; construction services; building tools and materials.


Opportunities exist in the residential and tourism sectors.  About eight new hotel projects are still expected to begin over the next three years.


María Elena Portorreal

Senior Commercial Specialist for the Caribbean Region

U.S. Commercial Service

U.S. Embassy Santo Domingo

Tel: 809-368-7220




Jonelle M. Watson

Economic/Commercial Assistant

U.S. Embassy to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean

Bridgetown, Barbados

Tel: 246-227-4052



Invest Barbados

Barbados Tourism Investment Incorporated

Barbados Association of Professional Engineers

Barbados Institute of Architects