In restructuring sugar industry, Guyana can learn from Trinidad’s mistakes, successes –consultant

In restructuring its sugar industry, Guyana has the advantage of being able to learn from the mistakes and successes of those Caribbean territories that have already completed the process, according to consultant Sharma Lalla.

Lalla, who was the last Chief Executive Officer of the Trinidadian Sugar Company, Caroni 1975 Limited, was in Guyana as part of a team representing one of the three international accounting firms bidding to provide their services to the Special Purpose Unit (SPU) responsible for the divestment and privatisation of some of GuySuCo’s assets.

In an exclusive interview with Stabroek News, he offered his personal opinion on the options available to Guyana going forward…..