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The United States yesterday defended the quality of the poultry products it exports to T&T. In a statement, the US Embassy in Port-of-Spain assured local consumers that they can eat poultry imported from that country with full confidence.

“The United States takes food safety very seriously. All US exports of poultry must, by law, be inspected...

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Angostura, the world-famous bitters and rum producer, has terminated the services of PriceWaterhouse Coopers’ (PWC)—the world largest professional service firm—as its auditors.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Scotland and China have sealed a major green energy deal, as Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang began a four-day visit to the UK. The agreement, worth $10m (£6.4m), will see technology pioneered in Scotland used at a new renewable energy conversion plant in China.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

WASHINGTON—If there was any doubt that the global economy remains tightly intertwined, rising commodity prices should put it to rest.

Monday, January 10, 2011

BRUSSELS — Pressure is growing on Portugal from Germany, France and other euro zone countries to seek financial help from the EU and IMF to stop the bloc's debt crisis from spreading, a senior euro zone source said yesterday.

Monday, January 10, 2011

NEW YORK – Duke Energy Corp, the third-largest US power company, is near a deal to buy rival Progress Energy Inc for more than $13 billion, according to sources familiar with the matter.

Monday, January 10, 2011

Dutch entrepreneur, Deo Van Wijk, leading a Swiss firm called Janus Methanol, has purchased a mothballed Texas methanol plant and plans to restart production by mid-year.

Monday, January 10, 2011

 PARIS—An international network may have obtained data about Renault’s electric car programme, but its vital technology secrets are safe and production of the vehicles will not be held up, the French carmaker said on Saturday. 

Monday, January 10, 2011

 DENVER—A top IMF official warned on Saturday that the United States must start down a budget deficit-cutting path relatively soon or face crushing debt service costs as interest rates rise. “Time’s a-wasting,” John Lipsky, first deputy managing director of the International...

Sunday, January 9, 2011

What does 2011 represent for T&T’s economy? Increased food prices and the closure of local businesses, is the gloomy prediction from Greig Laughlin, president of the T&T Manufactures’ Association (TTMA), who is warning of further hardships for many as the country continues to grapple...

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