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Presentation by Ms. Dinah Hippolyte to the St. Lucia Bankers Association
 

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Presentation on the Mandate and Function of the SLCSI

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  • THE TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO COALITION OF SERVICES INDUSTRIES
  • THE TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO COALITION OF SERVICES INDUSTRIES
  • THE TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO COALITION OF SERVICES INDUSTRIES

Presentation by Ms. Dinah Hippolyte to the St. Lucia Bankers Association Presentation by Ms. Dinah Hippolyte to the St. Lucia Bankers Association Presentation Transcript

  • Saint Lucia Coalition of Services Industries “Enhancing Competitiveness in the Global Marketplace”Presented by Ms. Dinah Hippolyte to the Board of the St. Lucia’s Bankers Association13th March 2012, St. Lucia
  • THE SAINT LUCIA COALITION OF SERVICES INDUSTRIESNational Umbrella Organization for Services Associations
  • SAINT LUCIA COALITION OF SERVICES INDUSTRIES MISSION STATEMENT “To facilitate the growth anddevelopment of the Saint Lucia ServicesSector, through the adoption of highservice standards, fostering activism andeducation on trade in services issues andpromoting the pursuit of strategies tosustain service providers’competitiveness in the globalmarketplace.”
  • THE SAINT LUCIA COALITION OF SERVICES INDUSTRIES (SLCSI)● Late 1990’s St Lucia as part of CARICOM identified services as a priority sector 2001 Meeting of Heads of Government Mandated Establishment of Services Coalitions● January 2009 SLCSI Relaunched
  • THE SAINT LUCIA COALITION OF SERVICES INDUSTRIES (SLCSI) Reality for Supporting the National Services Sector 17 % of population (28,068) between 15-24 years old!! 41 % of population (68,052) under 35 years old!!! Need to stimulate growth in new areas of economic activity Find innovative ways of adding value Need to fit into new global value chains
  • THE SAINT LUCIA COALITION OF SERVICES INDUSTRIES (SLCSI)St. Lucia’s Trade Balance (EC$ Millions)
  • THE SAINT LUCIA COALITION OF SERVICES INDUSTRIES (SLCSI)Sectoral Composition of Gross Domestic Production 2010
  • THE SAINT LUCIA COALITION OF SERVICES INDUSTRIES (SLCSI)Regional Movement to Establish Coalitions 
  • THE SLCSI EXECUTIVE The Executive of the SLCSI consists of the following officers-ii. a President,iii. a Vice-President,iv. a Secretary,v. a Treasurer,vi. and Ex Oficio (GOSL representative)
  • THE SLCSI EXECUTIVE
  • MEMBER BENEFITS Promote further development and competitiveness of domestic service sector; Provide SP with knowledge of export opportunities; Organize trade missions to identify and exploit market opportunities; Encourage Activities that promote export programmes
  • SAINT LUCIA COALITION OF SERVICES INDUSTRIESSome practical considerations and points to note…... SLCSI acts as a co-ordinating point for the Government and others for cross-sectoral services trade and development issues; SLCSI encourage service suppliers to become members of an Association or Chamber to access the benefits of the coalition; SLCSI provides opportunities for leverage created by other sub-sectors ; SLCSI provides support to member associations in meeting their respective objectives;
  • EXTRACT LIST OF MEMBERSHIP• Saint Lucia ICT Association (SLICTA)• Saint Lucia Chamber of Commerce• Professional in Action for Creative Enterprise Association of Management Consultants• Hair, Beauty and Spa Association (Saint Lucia)• Association of Facilitators and Trainers• Garage Proprietors Association• Realtors Association (Saint Lucia) Inc• Converge Solutions• Advance Intellectual Methods
  • EXTRACT LIST OF MEMBERSHIP• Commit Consultants• Saint Lucia Institute of Architects• Association of Travel Consultants• Saint Lucia Association of Musicians and Performers• Association of Professional Engineers of Saint Lucia• Soufriere Regional Development Foundation
  • SAINT LUCIA COALITION OF SERVICES INDUSTRIES PARTNERS
  • SAINT LUCIA COALITION OF SERVICES INDUSTRIESSLCSI Project Implementation 2009 - 2013 Stabex ‘94 558, 000 (2009- 2011) Sequa 160, 000 (2011) Cartfund 895, 000 (2011- 2013) GOSL 165, 000 (2011-2013) Caribbean Export 80, 000 (2012)
  • THANK YOU!!!Contact US!!Tel: 1 758 45 27864Website: www.slcsi.org.lc www.facebook.com/saintluciacoalitionofservices