Eggs in a Basket:Diversifying Guyana’s Export Base for Economic Prosperity

By Collin M Constantine

Guyana had experienced positive growth since 2006 and made exceptional strides in its recovery process from the rampant economic contractions and poor standards of living of the past. It is now time to transform and diversify our productive base into more knowledge intensive sectors that enhance economic growth and reduce our external vulnerability.

The local economic structure has undergone little change since independence and its productive base remains largely agricultural.  The static economic structure and low value industries offer little incentive for the highly educated to remain in  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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