SAN JUAN – Representatives from more than 20 countries will gather Wednesday in the Jamaican resort city of Montego Bay for the 13th Latin American Competition Forum, hosted by the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development and the Inter-American Development Bank.
This will be the first time the event is held in the English-speaking Caribbean, Jamaica’s Ministry of Industry said Tuesday.
The inaugural ceremony will include remarks by Jamaican Industry Minister Anthony Hylton, OECD Competition Committee Chairman Frederic Jenny, IDB Country Representative Therese Turner-Jones and the chairman and the executive director of the Fair Trading Commission, Christopher Samuda and David Miller, respectively.
The two-day forum will focus on regulation and structural issues in the grocery sector.
Public and private sector representatives from Jamaica, the U.S., Mexico, Brazil, Spain, Chile, and Trinidad and Tobago, among others, have confirmed their attendance.