Applications for the facility are now closed.
Countries eligible for funding are Antigua and Barbuda, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, the Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, St. Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, St Kitts and Nevis, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago.
Bankable projects are at varying stages. To date projects for implementation in Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Dominica, St Kitts and Nevis, Antigua and Barbuda, Grenada, St Lucia and St Vincent and the Grenadines have been approved by the Standby Facility Steering Committee. They are the Establishment of a Trade Facilitation Enquiry Point Project, the Building a Quality Culture in Trinidad and Tobago - Implementation of the National Quality Policy Project, the Strengthening of the Regional Quality Infrastructure Programme in Barbados, Dominica, and St Kitts and Nevis Project, the Establishment of a Barbados Port Community System Project, the Expansion of Certification Services by the National Certification Body of Jamaica Project, the Increasing the Export Capacity of Micro and Small Agro -Processors Using the Cluster Approach Project and the Establishment of Integrated Border Systems for the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States Project.