CINEX and Suriname-Guyana Chamber of Commerce (SGCC) Sign MOU

CINEX and Suriname-Guyana Chamber of Commerce (SGCC) Sign MOU

MOU Suriname

June 11, 2024 – Willemstad, - The Curaçao Investment & Export Promotion Agency (CINEX) is delighted to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Suriname-Guyana Chamber of Commerce (SGCC). This momentous agreement aims to strengthen trade and business relations between Curaçao, Suriname, and Guyana, ushering in a new era of economic collaboration and development. The signing ceremony occurred last week
at “Het Surinaamsch Rumhuis” in Paramaribo, Suriname.

The Partnership Purpose, Obligations, and Benefits highlights are:

  • Establish and support effective consultation and cooperation between CINEX and SGCC,
  • Build capacity for continued business development activities within Curaçao, Suriname,
  • and Guyana,
  • Explore and coordinate the integration of each party’s strategies, promoting international
  • commercial business practices,
  • Develop self-regulatory instruments that enhance trade facilitation effectiveness,
  • Facilitate the exchange of information and views on objectives and policies, and,
  • Foster increased competitiveness among businesses and stakeholders in all three regions.


The MOU underscores a mutual commitment to promoting trade and industrial growth. By pooling their efforts, CINEX and SGCC will work towards Efficient regional trade procedures, Industrial restructuring, enterprise development, and Enhanced entrepreneurship initiatives. Interim Executive Director of CINEX, Mrs. Jeanette Bonet, stated, “Our partnership with the SGCC is founded on mutual recognition of the importance of trade facilitation and entrepreneurship. This MOU represents a significant step forward in fostering stronger trade ties and business collaboration between Curaçao, Suriname, and Guyana. We are excited to contribute to the economic growth and business development of our regions.

This collaboration will provide a platform for businesses in Curaçao to explore new markets and opportunities,
fostering a vibrant economic environment.”Present for the signing were Dr. Vishnu Doerga, Chairman of SGCC, and Mr. Pedro VegaOrozco, Commercial manager of CINEX, and as witnesses Mr. Derrick Klaverweide, ViceChairman of SGCC and Minister of Economic Development of Curaçao Mr. Ruisandro Cijntje.

About CINEX: The Curaçao Investment & Export Promotion Agency (CINEX) plays a pivotal role in
encouraging and facilitating investment and export activities in Curaçao. CINEX is committed to creating
an enabling environment for businesses to thrive and expand into new markets. 

About SGCC: The Suriname-Guyana Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to promoting and supporting
businesses in Suriname and Guyana. Through strategic partnerships and initiatives, SGCC aims to
enhance trade and business relations in the region. Visit for more information.