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Thursday, December 1, 2016

Members of the business community say the Cuban market remains a lucrative one for them; both for import and export. This comes after the largest delegation to visit that country returned from the 2016 Havana Fair. This took place between October 31 and November 4.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Ravi Suryadevara, president of the American Chamber of Commerce of T&T, is expecting energy, trade and immigration to be some of the top issues that Donald Trump’s administration will be exploring in relation to T&T and the Caribbean when he takes office in January.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Since September 2015, T&T’s traders—those businesspeople who make their living importing and selling goods on the local market—have had an increasingly difficult time making the kind of profits they did previously. 

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Q: I am a recently failed entrepreneur. I quit my 9-5 job and worked for two years trying to bring my idea to fruition, but my product never made it to the public. I know failure is part of the process, but I don’t have another idea at the moment, and I need to put food on the table.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

“An extremely worrying signal for near and medium term economic recovery.”

That’s former PP Minister in the Ministry of Finance Vasant Bharath’s view of the near seven per cent decline  in GDP.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

The voices that had warned of  weak TT economic performance had been rising in recent months.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Gabriel Faria, CEO, T&T Chamber of Industry and Commerce, says the latest economic data from the Central Bank shows that it cannot be “business as usual” in the country.

Thursday, November 10, 2016

“I know very few places in the world where corporate tourism has not led to underdevelopment,” said Professor Suresh Narine, looking out his hotel room window at Niagara Falls. 

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Former Attorney General Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj is representing a former Clico executive who is threatening to sue the Ministry of Finance for failing to pay him the balance of 15 per cent the insurance company owes him.

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Last week Thursday, Prime Minister Keith Rowley sought to clarify the Government’s position with regard to statements made by Finance Minister Colm Imbert at the High Level Caribbean forum of the International Monetary Fund held at the Hyatt Regency hotel last week Wednesday.

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