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Grappling with millions of dollars in debts, local rice farmers say they have experienced their lowest yields ever and are blaming the government and the National Flour Mills.

Figures from NFM show that farmers produced only 126 tonnes of rice for 2018, compared to 2,800 tonnes in 2014. At present there are 30 rice farmers in T&T compared to...

Thursday, May 17, 2018

The Chinese HNA Group, which has extensive interests in hotels, has been invited to submit a competitive bid to partner with the Government of T&T on the Sandals project once the tender process is initiated.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Overall market activity resulted from trading in 16 securities of which six advanced, three declined and seven traded firm.

Trading activity on the First Tier Market registered a volume of 330,163 shares crossing the floor of the Exchange valued at $1,895,140.92.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

The Bankers Association of Trinidad & Tobago (BATT) has noted the optimism by Finance Minister Colm in his 2017/2018 mid-year budget review but said there is still a lot of work to be done to consolidate the gains made and press ahead with restructuring public finances.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Economist Marla Dukharan said she was surprised at Finance Minister Colm Imbert’s comments about her since she did not make any statements about his recently presented mid-year budget review.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Overall market activity resulted from trading in 15 securities of which three advanced, five declined and seven traded firm.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Moody’s Investor Services’ latest rating for this country could have been worse since T&T is still some way off from marked economic recovery, senior economist Dr Ronald Ramkissoon said yesterday.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

The T&T economy has turned around but the country is not yet out of the woods, so indicators should be continuously monitored, economist Dr Roger Hosein advised yesterday.

Monday, May 14, 2018

Managing director, Republic Bank Ltd (RBL) Nigel Baptiste said the projected decline in T&T’s fiscal deficit is good news for the economy. He said persistent fiscal deficits tend to exert upward pressure on public debt because government is required to borrow to finance the deficit.

Monday, May 14, 2018

CEO of the Youth Training and Employment Partnership Programme (YTEPP) Nigel Forgenie wants the business community to support programmes which provide skills-based training. He said that is necessary to address shortages of skilled labour.

Monday, May 14, 2018

Managing Director of Republic Bank Nigel Baptiste told graduates of Republic Bank’s Action Club that the success of the programme can be seen in their ability to adjust to the challenges that confront them.

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