The response by the country’s commercial banks to what was expected to be their robust collaboration with the Small Business Bureau has failed to materialize, Dr. Lowell Porter has told Stabroek Business.
Amidst reports of complaints from Trinidad and Tobago businessman Derek Chin that the launch of the US$45 million MovieTowne Leisure and Entertainment Complex at Turkeyen has suffered delays on account of various government-erected bureaucratic hurdles, including delays in the clearance of containers for which duty-free concessions were granted, Chairman of the rival Giftland Group Roy Beepat is again seeking information as to “what concessions and facilities were granted” to MovieTowne.
Karni Paton and Sean Thompson, the husband and wife team that has established the Emporium Investments Bureau Inc in Guyana are seeking to, among other things, infuse an enhanced work ethic into the local construction sector, prepared, they say, to back their confidence in their ability to turn things around by offering extended warranties on the structures they deliver to their clients.
With governments in the region plagued by the practice of packing the Boards of state-run entities with their favoured political appointees, the present administration in Jamaica is moving to table regulations in the country’s National Assembly that will effectively de-politicise the Boards of public-sector bodies by, among other things, ensuring that a third of those appointed by a previous Minister or administration be carried over to a new Board.
The Competition and Consumer Affairs Commission (CCAC) was established in 2006 and became fully operational in 2010.
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Global sectoral pressures associated with raising the safe-mining bar in the gold extraction sector is focusing increasingly on the role of the Guyana Geology & Mines Commission’s (GGMC) Mining School, according to the Head of the institution John Applewhite-Hercules.
Relations between the public and private sectors in the economic sphere are generally considered – and justifiably so – to be essential to Guyana’s economic health, the reason being that while it is government that creates and provides the policy framework within which the private sector functions, it is the private sector by investing in economic initiatives that makes critical goods and services available, paying taxes and creating jobs that are, in fact, the engine of growth.
Foreign investments in sectors that significantly exploit Guyana’s non-renewable resources should, “as a matter of course,” leave behind Guyana’s significant “legacy projects” that provide some measure of meaningful compensation for the fact that what they take away are wasting resources from which the country cannot hope to benefit again, a senior private sector functionary has told the Stabroek Business.
Having long established itself as a significant contributor to tertiary education in Guyana, the Critchlow Labour College is seeking to embrace the demand for training in the various disciplines associated with the country’s emerging oil and gas industry to rebuild its reputation as a major contributor to education delivery in Guyana.
Broccoli and cauliflower have long outgrown the expression ‘exotic crops’ in the Guyana context.
Part 111 Another adverse impact on the environment due to Artisanal and Small scale Gold Mining (ASGM) is deforestation.
Part I By Richard Rambarran & Shaleeza Shaw Richard Rambarran – Richard Rambarran is the Executive Director of the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce & Industry and a lecturer in the Department of Economics at the University of Guyana.
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If you happen to go by the Starr Computers’ Brickdam complex it is well worth the while to pop in for a peek at the company’s ever changing range of hi-tech computerized equipment and increasingly, continually upgraded range of cellular phones.
GASCI (www.gasci.com/telephone Nº 223-6175/6) reports that session 776’s trading results showed consideration of $15,388,834 from 248,679 shares traded in 24 transactions as compared to session 775’s trading results which showed consideration of $5,712,760 from 28,110 shares traded in 6 transactions.
The Stabroek Business has, in recent weeks, focused a considerable amount of editorial attention on the collaborative efforts involving government, the Guyana Manufacturing & Services Association (GMSA) and the agro processing sector, through initiatives like the UncappeD events and the lobbying efforts taking place at the level of exchanges between GMSA and government officials.
Rystad is forecasting that Guyana’s 600,000 barrels per day (bpd) in production in the next decade will earn the country revenue of US$15 billion annually from oil and gas.