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Dr Roger Hosein, senior lec­turer, University of the West Indies (UWI), said Tropical Storm Bret will have an im­pact on T&T’s business en­vironment and overall econ­omy, and added that the storm’s impact must be looked at from different angles.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

The Ministry of Trade and Industry is coordinating with several ministries and government agencies to implement a robust package of administrative and legislative reforms, aimed at improving the ease of doing business in T&T.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

In the last few weeks, I have intervened in several discussions in which people have complained about the excessive burden of taxation that the current administration has imposed on the population, as the government struggles to get the population of this country accustomed to a lower standard...

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Although it has generated some heat, the controversial $255 million acquisition of Massy Communications by TSTT, announced on May 2, has been described as a win-win proposition by the chairmen of both companies.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

The Government is faced with an unenviable situation. The manner in which our expenditure profile has been built up since 2001 to now has seen consistent growth in a number of fixed costs such as wages and salaries.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Marlon, 40 years old, is married with two teenaged daughters. With the changes in the economy his employment status was uncertain for a while. Several months his employer cut his salary while other months his pay was withheld.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Marketing is defined as “the management process responsible for identifying, anticipating and satisfying customer requirements profitably” (Chartered Institute of Marketing).

Thursday, May 4, 2017

The St Lucia-based Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission says the sub-regional sub-grouping is closer to removing all of barriers to free trade and strengthening its customs union.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Property taxes are not new to T&T. Indeed, the only real form of taxation prior to the 1966 Finance Act post-Independence, was the Land and Building Taxes Act (LBTA) which was introduced in April 1920.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

State-owned National Gas Company Ltd is to purchase Petrotrin’s 30 per cent interest in Block 1ab for an undisclosed sum of money.

This has been confirmed by NGC’s chairman, Gerry Brooks, who told the Business Guardian in an interview that the process is at a very advanced stage.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

On February 5, 2004, there was a commentary in this space headlined, Blessed are our billionaires, which is appropriate to reference given the passing of Dr Anthony N Sabga on Wednesday morning.

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