Over the past several years, my Government has been laying the ground work through research, policy development and consultation to use the infrastructure, experience and expertise from our main industries and related services to chart a more diversified economic course for this Territory.
Persons across the Territory including private/public sectors and students are invited to attend a two day conference which will focus on how innovation driven technology can transform the BVI’s economy.
The Government has announced today that Ms. Elise Donovan will become the interim Director of the BVI London Office (BVILO) from next month, following the departure of Mr. Benito Wheatley who has now completed his tenure as Director of the BVI London Office
Premier and Minister of Finance Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE is away from the Territory attending the 39th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) in Jamaica from July 3 to 7.
Madame Speaker, I wish to update this Honourable House on my recent Asia Mission trip, which was a productive two week engagement with Asian businesses, Government officials and individuals in financial services, tourism, and innovation.
Topic: Financial Services, International Affairs (including the British Virgin Islands International Finance Centre) | Posted By: DSmith
Saturday, 23 June 2018 - 8:40am
When the BVI Government decided in 2013 to open it’s office in Asia, it estimated that somewhere in the range of 40 to 60 percent of the BVI’s financial services business originated from China and rest of the Asia Pacific region.
The 2018 BVI Asia Trade Mission to five Asian cities completed its successful and productive two-week roadshow on Friday 15th June, with BVI hosting a trade conference in Shanghai with the theme “BVI: Asia’s International Partner in the Digital Era” held at the Ritz-Carlton Pudong.