Even as government announces that it is finally ready to appoint a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to run the Guyana Office for Investment (GO-Invest), a former chairman of the Private Sector Commission has told the Stabroek Business that given its critical role in attracting foreign investment into the country, GO-Invest should be removed from beneath the jurisdiction of a government ministry and accorded “a measure of autonomy” to function as an entity driven by an influence of its own.
– says enquiries about jubilee projects not well received
Raising its profile and aggressively lobbying for its members to secure more access to state contracts are among the primary short-term objectives of the recently created General Contractors Association of Guyana (GCAG), according to three senior executive members.
Award Winning Entrepreneur, Commonwealth Business Woman Ambassador, Managing Director, GeoTechVision
In late November 2015, I was invited to be a judge in the Business Pitch Competition right here in Guyana.
By John Seeram
Is the Government of Guyana producing annual and half yearly financial statements (FSs) that contain accurate information? Are these FSs complying with international public sector accounting standards, international financial reporting standards, and international accounting standards?
(Gleaner) – Hotels import about one-third of their food and fixtures, on which they spend around $70 billion, which equates to opportunities for local business to explore, according to a new tourism-demand study released Tuesday by the Tourism Linkages Council.
The Government Analyst – Food and Drug Department (GA-FDD) this week issued yet another advisory on the possible health risks associated with the consumption of milk that does not comply with standards.
Stimulating growth, restoring confidence: The good life
By Pricewaterhouse Coopers Ltd, Trinidad & Tobago
Minister of Finance Winston Jordan, presented the second budget for the coalition government under the theme ‘Stimulating Growth, Restoring Confidence: The Good Life Beckons.’
The budget, according to the minister, is anchored on the following five pillars: National Unity, National Infrastructure, National Institutions, National Security and Public Services.
GASCI (www.gasci.com/telephone Nº 223-6175/6) reports that session 653’s trading results showed consideration of $1,659,336 from 39,808 shares traded in 22 transactions as compared to session 652’s trading results, which showed consideration of $748,940 from 30,680 shares traded in 11 transactions.
Tough Talks: Veteran trade unionists Charles Sampson, Leslie Gonsalves and Lincoln Lewis during a meeting at the Ministry of Natural Resources to discuss the plight of sacked Bauxite Company of Guyana workers
Barbados Business Visit: Members of the Barbados business delegation led by Donville Inniss, Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development, (centre in long-sleeved shirt) during a recent business-related fact-finding visit to Guyana.
Wednesday’s release from the Guyana Revenue Authority’s (GRA) Law Enforcement and Investigation Division (LEID) that it had seized uncustomed goods valued at $20 million in the month of January would probably hardly have attracted a great deal of public attention beyond the actual newspaper headline.
Government’s announcement in the 2016 budget presentation that it intends to make a multi-billion-dollar investment in shoring up the country’s aviation infrastructure has elicited an enthusiastic but measured response from the owner of one of the country’s high-profile aviation entities.