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Negotiations between state-owned National Gas Company (NGC) and the world’s second largest methanol producer, foreign-owned Methanol Holdings Trinidad Ltd (MHTL), broke down earlier this year because the two parties could not reach agreement on the volume of natural gas the NGC was prepared to provide to MHTL and not because of a large difference on the...

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Like some businesses in T&T that are feeling the brunt of the economic downturn, the speciality spirits, wine and gourmet shop Naughty Grape has introduced a strategy to stimulate demand for its one of its top whiskey brands, Johnnie Walker.

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Regional telecommunications provider Digicel says it “fundamentally disagrees with the conclusions of the report” done by CreditSights debt analyst Michael Chakardjian that the group’s debt of US$6.2 billion in debt is at “unsustainably high levels” as it is 6.2 times earnings before interest,...

Thursday, December 22, 2016

When the full blast of the economic downturn lashed the T&T economy in 2016, it left a path of battered bottom lines, workers on the breadline and a rolled-out carpet of uncertainty, ensuring a grim reality faced by most businesses as the curtains come down on the hardest year for the...

Thursday, December 8, 2016

What started out as “fun,” for Perdie Bradford and Logan De Freitas has now turned into a business of beads and bracelets for the teenagers. The two are 13 years old and are eighth grade students attending the Maple Leaf International School in Petit Valley.

Thursday, December 8, 2016

In a report last month, launched at Lloyds of London during the visit of the Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, the Oxford Business Group opined that Colombia only stands to benefit from further internationalising its currency as it attempts to diversify its sources of foreign exchange.

Thursday, December 8, 2016

The Eastern Credit Union Co-operative Society and its subsidiaries are on an upward path of growth for 2017 even though T&T is in a recession, says its new group CEO Conrad Enill.

Thursday, December 8, 2016

On July 1, 2002, Mexican cement giant Cemex issued a press release in Monterrey, Mexico and in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad.

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. 

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