By Christian Nesheim
A long-time reader raises an important question:
How much do the different Caribbean CIPs pay in commission to agents?
I am getting conflicting figures from different sources.
That’s a more difficult question to answer than you might think, for the following reasons:
First, different CIUs define “agents” differently. All five Caribbean programs have accredited local agents, who are authorized to submit applications. Several programs also have international marketing agents, and some have government marketing agents. In some instances, the government pays the commission to the local agent, while in others they pay it to the international marketing agent...