This barrier is unrelated to the end of the transition period, following the United Kingdom's departure from the EU.

Public ID: PID-BV2W6B

Product registration for new pharmaceutical products in Trinidad and Tobago affecting UK exporters/investors

in Trinidad and Tobago

Trade barrier summary

The process for registering new pharmaceuticals at the Chemistry Food and Drugs Division (CFDD) in Trinidad and Tobago can take up to three to five years to register a new pharmaceuticals in the market. With new treatments being released regularly, this can pose an unintended consequence for unauthorised dealers to sell the new pharmaceutical product in Trinidad and Tobago.

Sectors affected

  • Healthcare services
  • Pharmaceuticals and biotechnology



Date reported

13 May 2019

Last updated

2 February 2021

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