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Trade and Industry Minister Paula Gopee-Scoon wants cocoa industry stakeholders to place more emphasis on developing a range of value added products.

In an interview at the Cocoa Food Festival hosted by the Montserrat Cocoa Farmers Association at the La Vega Estate, Gran Couva, on Sunday, she said there is more money to be made in creating...

Sunday, January 30, 2011

Oil prices surged yesterday as thousands continued to riot against the government in Egypt, and unrest threatened to spread across the Middle East. Benchmark oil rose US$3.70, or 4.3 per cent, to settle at US$89.34 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

Saturday, January 29, 2011

The Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) announced yesterday that the Common External Tariff (CET) will remain suspended on soya bean oil, personal protective equipment and refined sugar until the end of this year. The CET on frozen french fries remains in place until December 31, 2012.

Saturday, January 29, 2011

President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Luis Alberto Moreno will deliver a special feature address at the Trinidad and Tobago Energy Conference which runs from February 7-9 at the Hyatt Regency, Trinidad.

Friday, January 28, 2011

Within every human lies a moral spirit that confers on us our divinity and makes us all children of God. It blesses us with a conscience that helps us to distinguish between right and wrong. It makes us feel guilty or shameful when we have done something wrong.

Friday, January 28, 2011

Overall market activity resulted from trading in ten securities of which three advanced, none declined and seven traded firm. Trading activity on the First Tier Market registered a volume of 445,509 shares crossing the floor of the Exchange valued at $5,130,811.62.

Friday, January 28, 2011

NEW YORK—Natural gas prices fell yesterday as winter headed into its final months with plenty of gas still on hand across the country. Natural gas futures for March gave up 18.2 cents, or 4 per cent, to settle at US$4.319 per 1,000 cubic feet on the New York Mercantile Exchange...

Friday, January 28, 2011

The Governments of Trinidad and Tobago and Ghana will be embarking on a joint venture to develop Ghana’s oil and gas industry.

Friday, January 28, 2011

Oil prices rose past US$87 a barrel yesterday, as investors focused on President Barack Obama's ideas for more jobs and overhaul corporate taxes. Benchmark oil for February delivery rose US$1.14 to settle at US$87.33 a barrel in afternoon trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

Friday, January 28, 2011

Wheat prices rose yesterday as dry weather in China and the United States renewed concerns about global supplies and rising food prices. Wheat rose 18.25 cents to settle at US$8.565 a bushel.

Friday, January 28, 2011

Taxpayers are subsidising the average maxi taxi to the tune of $59,000 annually by keeping diesel fuel at a low price, according to Raymond Franco a member of the government appointed Compressed Natural Gas Task Force.

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