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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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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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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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Caricom Has Been Struggling To Ensure There’s Fair Trade Within The Region

Commerce and Industry Minister Pierre Marie Du Meny says Haiti wants to strengthen its trade links with Cuba and has officially accepted an invitation to participate in the 35th International Fair of Havana (FIHAV 2017) to be held in that city October 30 to November 3. Minister Pierre Marie Du Meny said that the Caribbean […]

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Macroeconomic Outlook For Trinidad & Tobago, Assuming No Significant Changes In Policies, Looks Pretty Grim – Khadan

Inter-American Development Bank economist Jeetendra Khadan has indicated that the macroeconomic outlook for Trinidad & Tobago, assuming no significant changes in policies, looks pretty grim. Commenting further, he said that the role government has played in the economy in the last decade or so, in terms of providing job opportunities, providing subsidies and social programmes […]

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Is The “Undervalued” GraceKennedy Group an Acquisition Target? Part 1/4

Analysts and Investors have been suggesting for some time now that the Jamaican international conglomerate GraceKennedy Limited is heavily undervalued, and the disparity in market cap valuation with the likes of the three separately listed Lasco companies as a Group, could be the clearest indication. The GraceKennedy Group which trades on both the main market […]

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

Payless Bankruptcy Will Not Impact Operations In The Caribbean.

Shoe chain Payless ShoeSource has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, becoming the latest retailer to succumb to increasing competition from online rivals like Amazon. Payless will be closing nearly 400 of the over 4,400 stores it has in more than 30 countries and reduce its debt by almost 50 percent, Initial press reports suggest […]

Jack Ma Alibaba May Soon Reclaim Title Of World’s Most Valuable Online Retailer; A Position Now Held By The Jeff Bezos Controlled Amazon.

Will The Jamaica Stock Exchange Step-up And Lead The Charge For A Single Regional Stock Exchange by 2020? Part 3/3

SMEs Can Transform Their Financial Performance by Listing on the Stock Exchange Marcia Forbes (PhD), executive chairperson of Phase 3 Productions, in an article published in the Gleaner Newspaper last year pointed to early research findings coming out of the Mona School of Business and Management (MSBM) by Dr William Lawrence and Dr Twila-Mae Logan […]

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

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