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T&T’s private sector was yesterday divided on Thursday’s announcement by Finance Minister Colm Imbert that strong consideration would be given to providing manufacturers with priority access to foreign exchange.

The T&T Manufacturers’ Association (TTMA) said yesterday that it was “extremely pleased” at the proposal but the T&T Chamber...

Saturday, November 27, 2010

PSA members, clad in black and green, had gathered on the Brian Lara Promenade to protest the 0-0-1 per cent increase Government offered them. Winston Dookeran can be criticised for acting too cool in the face of open contempt for his Government’s offer.

While struggling to survive, Tobago continues to experience a decline in its tourist arrivals.

 The plant, which processes and cleans linen such as towels, sheets and other fabric used for hotels and the rest of the hospitality industry, was commissioned on October 1 at Trincity Industrial Estate, Macoya.

In making the announcement, managing director, David Dulal-Whiteway advised that although the Group was satisfied with its existing shareholding in BNB, it had been willing to acquire the additional shares since the Government was desirous of selling.

Saturday, November 27, 2010

Overall market activity resulted from trading in 18 securities of which none advanced, none declined and 18 traded firm. Trading activity on the First Tier Market registered a volume of 127,349 shares crossing the floor of the Exchange valued at $476,495.17.

 A team from the International Monetary Fund, which ended an Article IV consultation with the Caricom nation last week, has commended the country’s economy for exhibiting resilience and...

Saturday, November 27, 2010

 Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar says Government will increase activity in energy exploration as the State seeks to open up avenues for investment, both local and foreign.

Saturday, November 27, 2010

 In 2009, US lawmakers hoping to pass comprehensive climate legislation added tens of billions of dollars in federal subsidies for “clean coal” in the hope of striking a political deal to give coal a competitive future.The bill never made it through Congress.

 

 With the rate of inflation falling to 12.5 per cent, the Central Bank yesterday announced that it was cutting the repo rate by 25 basis points to 3....

 Peter Permell, co-ordinator of the BWIA minority shareholders group says he is expecting a fairly large turn out today, at the groups’ second hearing...

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