Govt’s fiscal policy has key role in delivering stronger growth – GBTI Chairman

With GBTI registering an after-tax profit of slightly over $2 billion for 2015 in what was described as a challenging environment, the bank’s Chairman Robin Stoby says that government’s fiscal policy has a crucial role to play in boosting economic growth.

In his Chairman’s report which was read at the Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry’s (GBTI) 2015 Annual General Meeting at its Kingston head office on June 2nd, Stoby noted that during the year, the bank had functioned in a challenging economic environment underscored by uncertainty over the economic policy direction of the APNU+AFC administration, falling international commodity prices and the loss of the key Venezuelan rice market among other problems…..