Barbados' Treaty starts with Europe as it was a British Colony. DTAs exist with the United Kingdom, Finland, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland. Barbados also has treaties with Canada and the United States of America. Within the Caribbean there is a CARICOM Double Taxation Agreement. as well as an agreement with Cuba. In Africa Barbados has agreements with Rwanda and Botswana. Further afield Barbados has negotiated an agreement with China.
The full list includes Austria, Bahrain, Botswana, Canada, CARICOM, China,, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Finland, Iceland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Panama, Portugal, Qatar, Rwanda San Marino, Seychelles, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UAE, United Kingdom, United States. of America and Venezuela.
Barbados is a nation which fully embraces its role in the international community. Its membership includes CARICOM, the Organisation of American States, the United Nations and the World Trade Organisation.
Barbados has modern business legislation, much of it based on English and Canadian law.
The Financial Services Commission and the Central Bank of Barbados are the key regulatory authorities for financial services.
Barbados' infrastructure is strong and implements the recommendations coming out of such bodies as the Financial Stability Forum, the OECD on tax matters as well as the Financial Action Task Force. .