Ministry of Finance
Through the development and implementation of innovative policies, the Ministry of Finance effectively manages the Trinidad and Tobago economy.
To efficiently and effectively manage the economy of Trinidad and Tobago through the development and implementation of innovative policies to the benefit of all citizens.
Ministry of Trade and Industry
The Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) is leading the drive to position Trinidad and Tobago as a manufacturing base, and the business, trade, and financial hub of the Americas.
The Ministry’s core responsibility is to grow trade, business and investment, particularly through driving the non-energy sectors of the economy. As the pivotal agency for trade promotion and development, MTIIC manages and coordinates the trade process to ensure access to international markets for companies located here.
This is closely tied to another critical mandate — the aggressive development of business and industry. In this regard, MTI is formulating more appropriate industrial and services policies, designed to enhance the capability of the local industrial sector to compete in the global marketplace.
Ministry of National Security
Our Ministry of National Security is charged with the responsibility of creating an environment which ensures public safety and security through the maintenance of law and order and the commitment of all available resources to the protection of life and property.
One of the main roles and functions is controlling the flow of people into and out of the country. As a result of this function they play an important role in the efficient operating of Trinidad and Tobago as an International Financial Centre. The Ministry facilitates the quick and easy processing of work permits for non- Trinidadians required to work here as part of the Business Process Outsourcing Industry.
Ministry of Public Utilities
The Ministry of Public Utilities of Trinidad & Tobago mission is to facilitate the effective delivery of efficient, affordable and quality public utilities services through a committed, resourceful team of professionals in close collaboration with all stakeholders. As we move to developed nation status as a country the government through this ministry is committed to support the growth of business in Trinidad & Tobago. The Public Utilities Ministry includes:
- Telecommunications – The Government has identified one of its goals as the transformation of Trinidad and Tobago’s telecommunication services. TSTT is the country's largest provider of communications solutions to the residential and commercial markets and its leading edge products are designed around its IP-based core infrastructure.
- Electricity - The provision of a reliable electricity supply, to both commercial and residential customers is essential. The Ministry of Public Utilities’ mandate is to deliver a modern, technological enabled Electricity Sector that supports the nation’s expanding digital economy, built environment and industrial infrastructure. Electricity and related services are delivered to the national community through the state-owned entity, the Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission (T&TEC) and the Electrical Inspectorate Division, an internal branch of the Ministry of Public Utilities.
- Postal Division - Post is an industry that impacts on the daily lives of people all over the world. Even in the digital age, the Postal Sector remains the most accessible means of communication and message delivery. TTPost is responsible for the delivery of Government’s Universal Service Obligation (USO) to provide high quality postal services, accessible throughout Trinidad and Tobago, at affordable prices.
- Regulated Industries Commission - In Trinidad and Tobago, the Regulated Industries Commission (RIC) is an independent, statutory body established to ensure the promotion of the highest quality of utility services at fair and reasonable rates while building a credible regulatory regime that responds adequately to stakeholders concerns and also to ensure fairness, transparency and equity in the provision of utility services throughout the country.