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NCB Says Information Published Relating To The Price And Timing Of A New Offer By NCB To GHL Shareholders Is Inaccurate

The NCB Financial Group Limited (NCB) has issued a formal response to an article published in the May 20, 2018 edition of the Sunday Express Newspaper in Trinidad & Tobago. In its response published on the website of the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange, NCB indicated that it was aware of the article, which suggested […]

Jamaica To Tackle Issue Of Food Imports In Tourism Industry Head-On

Jamaica To Tackle Issue Of Food Imports In Tourism Industry Head-On

Jamaica’s Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Audley Shaw, says the Ministry intends to tackle the issue of food imports in the tourism industry head-on. The majority of the island’s total food imports, about 60 per cent, are directed to the hotel, restaurant and institutional (HRI) sector. Mr. Shaw said it should not be […]

NCB Says Information Published Relating To The Price And Timing Of A New Offer By NCB To GHL Shareholders Is Inaccurate

Jamaica’s Economic Independence Will Require “Long-Term Thinking”

Economic independence is not the freedom to do whatever we want; It is about implementing the right economic policies for Jamaica without prompting from anyone. Economic independence is not an absence of interdependence. Jamaica is a small, open economy where trade in goods and services as a percentage of GDP is very high, at over […]

NCB Says Information Published Relating To The Price And Timing Of A New Offer By NCB To GHL Shareholders Is Inaccurate

Jamaican Student Entrepreneurs Win Top Spots In Prestigious International Business Model Competition

Photo Caption: Paul Ahlstrom, Founder & CEO of Alta Ventures, USA, with Lancelot Riley, Founder & CEO, BEASC TECHNOLOGIES, the 2018 International Business Model Competition. Two Jamaican student entrepreneur teams from Northern Caribbean University and the University of the West Indies have won the top two spots in the prestigious International Business Model Competition (IBMC) […]

NCB Says Information Published Relating To The Price And Timing Of A New Offer By NCB To GHL Shareholders Is Inaccurate

Corporate Movements

JPS President & CEO, Emanuel DaRosa, has announced the appointment of Vernon Douglas to the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective April 30, 2018. Vernon Douglas is a Chartered Accountant (FCCA) by profession, with over fifteen (15) years’ experience in financial leadership, business development, process and systems improvement, in countries across the Caribbean, Central […]

NCB Says Information Published Relating To The Price And Timing Of A New Offer By NCB To GHL Shareholders Is Inaccurate

Jamaican Government Programmes US$950M CapEx For BPO And Tourism Projects Through JAMPRO

The Jamaican Government has programmed capital expenditure of approximately US$950 million on business process outsourcing (BPO) and tourism projects, through Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO), for the 2018/19 fiscal year. This was disclosed by Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Audley Shaw, while delivering the opening 2018/19 Sectoral Debate presentation in the House of Representatives on […]

NCB Says Information Published Relating To The Price And Timing Of A New Offer By NCB To GHL Shareholders Is Inaccurate

Sangster International Airport Continues To Play An Important Role In The Growth Of Jamaica’s Economy

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of MBJ Airports Limited, Dr. Rafael Echevarne, says the Sangster International Airport (SIA) continues to play an important role in the growth of Jamaica’s economy. He said that for the 15 years of the MBJ concession, the facility has injected US$160 million into the Jamaican economy through tax and concession fees. […]

NCB Says Information Published Relating To The Price And Timing Of A New Offer By NCB To GHL Shareholders Is Inaccurate

Jamaica Public Service Reporting Net Profit Of US$24.2 Million, Marginal Increase Of US$0.2 Million Over 2016.

The Jamaica Public Service company is reporting in its just released 2017 annual achieving a net profit of US$24.2 Million, which was a marginal increase of US$0.2 Million over the previous year. A combination of factors the company said contributed to the relatively flat performance, which was below projections for the period. Earnings from operating […]

NCB Says Information Published Relating To The Price And Timing Of A New Offer By NCB To GHL Shareholders Is Inaccurate

Caribbean Cement Company Signs With Trinidad Cement Operating Lease Termination And An Equipment Sale And Purchase Agreements

Caribbean Cement Company Limited (CCC) has advised that on April 27, 2018 the Company signed with its holding company, Trinidad Cement Limited (TCL), an operating lease termination agreement and an equipment sale and purchase agreement for the assets that were subject to the lease agreement that was terminated. The consideration to be paid by CCC […]

NCB Says Information Published Relating To The Price And Timing Of A New Offer By NCB To GHL Shareholders Is Inaccurate

Jamaica Seeing Surge In Construction, Providing Employment For Thousands Of Persons.

Jamaica is seeing a surge in construction, with a number of public- and private-sector-led residential and non-residential projects taking place, providing employment for thousands of persons. First Vice-President, Integrated Master Builders’ Association (IMAJ), Lenworth Kelly, is reporting that there is a fair amount of activity in the market, noting that the projects are not limited […]

NCB Says Information Published Relating To The Price And Timing Of A New Offer By NCB To GHL Shareholders Is Inaccurate