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Everything Fresh Gearing Up To Enter The Export Market

Everything Fresh Limited (EFRESH) is the second company to list ordinary shares on the JSE Junior Market in 2018, increasing the total listed companies in that market to 36. Including EFRESH, the number of securities listed on the Junior Market will increase to 41. The total number of companies listed on the JSE will increase […]

Trinidad And Tobago Slowly Recovering From Prolonged Recession Driven By Energy Supply Shocks And Low Energy Prices – IMF

Kingston Wharves Invests In Modular Warehousing Complex in Kingston

Chief Executive Officer of Kingston Wharves Ltd, Grantley Stephenson, has announced that the port terminal and logistics provider will be expanding its near port logistics facilities in Kingston by developing a new 14 acre modular warehousing complex. The investment is valued at US$30M. Mr. Stephenson made the announcement at Kingston Wharves’ annual general meeting held, […]

Trinidad And Tobago Slowly Recovering From Prolonged Recession Driven By Energy Supply Shocks And Low Energy Prices – IMF

Businesses In Wider Caribbean Encouraged To Explore Opportunities For Trade And Investment With Cuba.

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for Cuba, His Excellency Rogelio Sierra Diaz, said that his Government is seeking to widen cooperation with countries in the region under its foreign investment law. Speaking at a press briefing last week at the Embassy of Cuba, in Kingston, he indicated that they are now promoting trade cooperation between […]

Trinidad And Tobago Slowly Recovering From Prolonged Recession Driven By Energy Supply Shocks And Low Energy Prices – IMF

National Rums Chairman, Komal Samaroo, Supports Call For Rum-Manufacturing Companies To Partner More With Cane Farmers And More Local Products In Operations.

Chairman of the Board of Directors, National Rums of Jamaica Limited, Komal Samaroo, said he agrees with the Minister Audley Shaw’s call for rum-manufacturing companies to return to the tradition of partnering more with sugar cane farmers and to use more local products in their processing operations. During a tour of National Rums of Jamaica […]

Trinidad And Tobago Slowly Recovering From Prolonged Recession Driven By Energy Supply Shocks And Low Energy Prices – IMF

Blue Power Group Bracing For Competition From Reopened Dominica Coconut Products Factory

Dhiru Tanna, Chairman of the Blue Power Group, is reporting to shareholders that they are preparing for the competitive pressures they will soon face, as a competitor’s factory in Dominica, which had been closed down, is reopened under new management and a new plant has been installed in Jamaica. He was referring to the manufacturing […]

Trinidad And Tobago Slowly Recovering From Prolonged Recession Driven By Energy Supply Shocks And Low Energy Prices – IMF

Jamaica’s ICT Knowledge Services Sector Accounted For 58% Of Jobs Created During Last Financial Year – Vaz

Jamaica’s Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Daryl Vaz is reporting that the Information Communication Technology (ICT)/Knowledge Services sector accounted for approximately 58 per cent of jobs created during the last financial year. He noted that over 60 companies currently offer call centre and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) services, […]

Trinidad And Tobago Slowly Recovering From Prolonged Recession Driven By Energy Supply Shocks And Low Energy Prices – IMF

Gracekennedy Acquires 35% Share In Catherine’s Peak Pure Spring Bottled Water Brand

GraceKennedy Limited (GK) has announced that the Company will acquire a 35% share in Catherine’s Peak pure spring bottled water brand, which is owned by Peak Bottling Company Limited (PBCL), subject to further due diligence. The acquisition is being undertaken following the signing of a binding memorandum of understanding between GK and PBCL at GraceKennedy’s […]

Trinidad And Tobago Slowly Recovering From Prolonged Recession Driven By Energy Supply Shocks And Low Energy Prices – IMF

Gracekennedy Must Be Forward-Looking To Achieve An Agile, Efficient And High-Performing Structure In Order To Remain Innovative And Successful In The Global Market Place – Wehby

At GraceKennedy Ltd.’s Annual General Meeting, held on Wednesday, May 30 at the Company’s Harbour Street, Kingston Headquarters; Don Wehby, Group CEO, signalled to shareholders some of the strategic plans for the Company in the lead up to its 100th year anniversary in 2022. “GraceKennedy maintains that in order to remain innovative and successful in […]

Trinidad And Tobago Slowly Recovering From Prolonged Recession Driven By Energy Supply Shocks And Low Energy Prices – IMF

Corporate Movements

Disney named “Frozen” director Jennifer Lee and “Inside Out” director Pete Docter as the successors to John Lasseter at Pixar, after he resigned over complaints about his behavior. As chief creative officers, Lee will lead Walt Disney Animation Studios and Docter will run Pixar Animation Studios, reports The New York Times. Lee is the first […]

Richard Byles Appointed To Board And Chairman Of 138 Student Living Jamaica Limited

The 2018 BMW M4 Review

BMW’s M4 has been a success at carrying the torch of the original M3 (the iconic M3 moniker has survived only on the four-door version, originally an afterthought). The downgrade from a high-revving V-8 to a twin-turbocharged inline-six has mostly helped the car. The lower peak revs and slightly less satisfying sound are offset by […]

Trinidad And Tobago Slowly Recovering From Prolonged Recession Driven By Energy Supply Shocks And Low Energy Prices – IMF