Are EU real estate services firms permitted to operate in Barbados under the provisions of the EPA?
February 09 2012 | Real Estate Services
Barbados did not undertake any commitments to provide market access to the real estate services sector or to remove any discrimination that favours domestic services providers. In the absence of such commitments, EU real estate services suppliers are not legally guaranteed the right to:
- Provide real estate services from the EU to Barbadian consumers located in Barbados.
- Provide real estate services from the EU to Barbadian consumers temporarily located in the EU;
- Invest in /establish a legal entity in Barbados to provide real estate services.
Also, the rights of citizens from the EU seeking to temporarily enter Barbados to supply real estate services are not guaranteed.