Local manufacturers are being urged to move beyond the CARICOM markets and take advantage of the available bilateral trade agreements.
The advice comes from Acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Trade and Industry, Norris Herbert.
He was speaking at official opening of the Trade and Investment Convention.
It was held at the Centre of Excellence, Macoya.
Mr Herbert said local manufacturers have demonstrated their ability to be innovative, agile and competitive.
He maintained that manufacturers have the capacity and innovative products to penetrate new markets and earn much needed foreign exchange’.
He also gave government’s commitment to provide financial and other support to strengthen local manufacturers export capacity.