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T&T Economy Continues to Taste the Medicine That Fiscal Reform Must Require In The Face Of Reduced Revenues – Lashley

Ingrid Lashley Chairman of National Enterprises Limited in her 2017 outlook to shareholders is reporting that in general, economic conditions are likely to remain challenging in 2017 as the economy continues to taste the medicine that fiscal reform must require in the face of reduced revenues. Notwithstanding this, preparatory work to facilitate new fields by […]

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Caribbean Will Grow By 1.2 Per Cent, Following -0.8 Per Cent Contraction In 2016 – ECLAC

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean has predicted that the economies of the English and Dutch speaking Caribbean will grow by 1.2 per cent, following -0.8 per cent contraction in 2016. In releasing its “Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean 2017” in Chile on Thursday, ECLAC said the countries of […]

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Caribbean Leaders, Make It Easier For The Private Sector To Invest And Do Business – Ram

Director of Economics at the Caribbean Development Bank, Dr Justin Ram, has called on regional leaders to make it easier for the private sector to invest and do business, warning that unless governments put the necessary policies in place to improve the business environment regional countries would continue to lose out on significant investments. Barbados […]

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JMMB Group Posting 2017 Net Profits of J$3.35 Billion On Operating Revenues J$14.6 Billion A 28.2% Increase Over 2016 – Duncan

The JMMB Group has released its Annual Report for the year ended March 31, 2017 posting a net profit of J$3.35 billion and an operating revenue of J$14.6 billion,  an increase of 28.2% over the prior year. The Group also posted earnings per share of J$2.03, highlighting the benefits of a diversified business that is […]

Kingston Wharves Posts Improved EPS 51.87 cents, Now Looking to Self-Funded Projects to Strengthen Core Services – Hall

Barbados Reporting 17 Per Cent Increase In Visitor Arrivals From The United States – Sealy

Barbados Minister of Tourism Richard Sealy is reporting that the island recorded a 17 per cent increase in visitor arrivals from the United States market for the year so far compared to the same period last year, which he attributed to the partnership the island has with low-cost US-based carrier JetBlue. The Canadian and Caribbean […]

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We Do Not Anticipate Any Improvement In TT Economy Second Half Of 2017- Mouttet

Christian Mouttet chairman of Trinidad and Tobago based Prestige Holdings Ltd is reporting in the company’s just released six-month consolidated unaudited financial results, profit after tax of TT$15.8 million, a 30 per cent decrease from the TT$22.9 million in the same period last year. Mouttet reported that declining profits for the six months ended May […]

Kingston Wharves Posts Improved EPS 51.87 cents, Now Looking to Self-Funded Projects to Strengthen Core Services – Hall

British Caribbean Insurance Company Sets Up Shop In Barbados – Levy

The British Caribbean Insurance Company (BCIC), which is owned jointly by the ICD Group and the Victoria Mutual Building Society, opened its first branch in Barbados this week, fulfilling a long-time desire of ICD group chairman Joseph M Matalon to expand BCIC into the Caribbean region. Peter Levy, BCIC’s managing director commenting on the move […]

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There Needs to Be More Jamaican Producers Getting Better at Tapping into External Markets, For Economic Growth to Be Sustained – Wehby

Chairman of Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO), Senator Don Wehby, says there needs to be more exports and Jamaican producers getting better at tapping into external markets, for economic growth to be sustained. Wehby, who is also Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the GraceKennedy Group, adds that JAMPRO is in two years of an export strategy […]

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“Collaboration For Caribbean Sustainability” To Focus On MSME Financing And Policy Frameworks To Facilitate Growth Locally And Regionally – Johnson

President of the Small Business Association of Jamaica, Hugh Johnson, has indicated that the inaugural Caribbean MSME Conference, dubbed “Collaboration for Caribbean Sustainability” set for July 19 to 21 in Montego Bay, will focus on MSME financing; policy frameworks to facilitate growth locally and regionally ; and matters related to trade within the region. Mr. […]

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Cut Taxes On Air Travel Tickets To Foster Greater Intra-Regional Travel – Mitchell

Grenada’s Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell who is also the new CARICOM chairman, has called for a cut in taxes on air travel tickets as part of measures he says are needed in the region to help foster greater intra-regional travel and close what he labeled the political distance between CARICOM and its citizens. Transportation […]

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