Tag: Local Produce

No VAT to be charged on Locally Produced Foods


(l-r) Deputy Team Leader for the Tax Reform Unit, Ms. Kimone Moving with Communications Officer at the Department of Agriculture, Mr. Eric Evelyn.

CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (August 27, 2010) — Farmers and fishermen on Nevis can rest assured that they will not be charged Value Added Tax [VAT] on locally produced provisions, seafood nor inputs such as herbicides and seedlings.



NIA commended for efforts to utilize local produce


Food Technologist from the Trinidad based (CARIRI) Ms. Ahliya Gobin

CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (March 16, 2010) — Food Technologists from the Trinidad based Caribbean Industrial Research Institute (CARIRI) Ms. Ahliya Gobin and Ms. Carol Tarradath expressed their satisfaction with the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) for its efforts to utilize local produce.


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