Policy paper

Continuing the United Kingdom’s trade relationship with the CARIFORUM States: parliamentary report

This report explains the government’s approach to delivering continuity in the trade relationship between the UK and the CARIFORUM States.



This report contains:

  • an overview of the agreement
  • economic analysis of trade between the UK and the CARIFORUM States
  • explanation of any significant differences between the CARIFORUM-UK Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) and the CARIFORUM-EU EPA
  • information on tariffs and rules of origin

CARIFORUM states include:

  • Antigua and Barbuda*
  • The Commonwealth of the Bahamas*
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • The Commonwealth of Dominica
  • The Dominican Republic
  • Grenada
  • The Republic of Guyana
  • Jamaica
  • Saint Christopher and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • The Republic of Suriname*
  • The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

*Approved in principle and expected to sign shortly.

Published 5 April 2019