This is the first NPC mission in the Economy Tutorial.
It sends off you to chat with another Shop NPC elsewhere to continue with your Economy education.
Nation Specific Contacts
British look for Freetrader Cuthbert in Bartica.
Spanish look for Freetrader Vega in Sisal.
French look for Freetrader Fuseau in Grenville.
Pirates just look for someone standing around inside the shop in Cat Island.