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Friday, 28 April 2017
Lorencia Tyson
Lorencia Tyson
Director

Trade & Consumer Affairs
Trade & Consumer Affairs
Pinney's Estate
Charlestown, Nevis
(ext) 2016
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Monday:
8-4
Tuesday:
8-4
Wednesday:
8-4
Thursday:
8-4
Friday:
8-4
Saturday:
Closed
Sunday:
Closed

Mission Statement

To promote trade and local industry and to protect the consumer in order to improve the standard of living of all Nevisians and to stimulate economic growth. 

Vision  

To create an environment where suppliers, retailers, and consumers can communicate effectively and comfortably through services that will benefit all and allow the island of Nevis to develop and prosper.

Aim

To foster a commercial environment that is conducive to the fulfilment of the government's policy commitment to eradicating poverty and to improve the quality of life of consumers through the promotion of consumer awareness, rights and protection.

Objective 

To ensure that consumers benefit from trade arrangements, local, regional, as well as international, and get maximum value for dollar spent, and are treated fairly and respectfully. 

Responsibilities of the Consumer Affairs Department

  • Handle and Attempt to resolve complaints.
  • Monitor prices of goods and services.
  • Educate consumers, suppliers and retailers on their rights and obligations.
  • Monitor the compliance with the Consumer Affairs Act.
  • Encourage better business practices.

Trade and Consumer Affairs Articles

Consumer's Corner
17 Feb 2014 12:35 - Administrator

WHO IS A CONSUMER? The "consumer" is the final user of a product (good or service). EVERYONE is therefore a consumer since everyone uses goods and services.

About
17 Feb 2014 12:33 - Administrator

Mission Statement

To promote trade and local industry and to protect the consumer in order to improve the standard of living of all Nevisians and to stimulate economic growth.