Trinidad and Tobago helps PetroCaribe agreement

Trinidad and Tobago has announced it will help facilitate the PetroCaribe agreement by supporting the removal of the Common External Tariff (CET) on petroleum products.The move will allow Caricom (the Caribbean Community) islands to legally take advantage of the deal because the CET is a tax on products from outside of Caricom.Trinidad and Tobago’s state-owned Petrotrin refinery exports 50,000 b/d of products to its Caricom neighbors.Under the PetroCaribe agreement brokered by Venezuela President Hugo Chavez, Caricom countries are allowed to access Venezuelan crude with the islands paying only part of the cost for crude and products and the remainder being converted into soft loans....

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