July 16, 2009

Requiem for the CRNM

The Caribbean Regional Negotiating Machinery (CRNM) has ceased to exist after operating in various organisational configurations since 1995. Its functions are to be transferred to the Office of Trade Negotiations.

It is our view that what is being passed off as a mere rebranding is a triumph of form over performance. 
During its operation, the CRNM completed the Cuba-Caricom trade agreement, the Caricom-Dominican Republic trade agreement and the CARIFORUM-EU Economic Partnership Agreements (the first such agreement).
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July 15th, 2009

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