He made the appeal while addressing the second Business Forum in Shanghai, China today at the Portman Ritz Carlton Hotel.
The business forum is hosted by Invest Trinidad and Tobago Limited, in collaboration with the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade.
The event which promoted the investment opportunities and sectors in Trinidad and Tobago to potential Chinese investors attracted some 120 persons.
Minister Bharath noted that in 2013, China invested approximately US$20Billion in Latin America and the Caribbean and this country is hoping it can be a recipient of a larger portion of these flows’.
He highlighted the Financial Services Sector as a key industry for investment, noting that Trinidad and Tobago is seeking to develop an International Financial Centre especially since the country is recognized as the financial capital of the Caribbean Region.