The provision of the Small Business Act of 2004 allowing for the allocation of 20% of government contracts to small businesses will be fully implemented by the end of the first quarter of 2017 though a pilot initiative designed to test the initiative will be rolled out by month end, Chief Executive Officer of the Small Business Bureau, Dr.
What used to be just Doolie’s Bakery at Land of Canaan on the East Bank Demerara is in the throes of a transformation that seeks to provide its customers with a service that matches the very best that the industry has to offer.
GASCI (www.gasci.com/telephone Nº 223-6175/6) reports that session 755’s trading results showed consideration of $16,188,733 from 222,583 shares traded in 15 transactions as compared to session 754’s trading results which showed consideration of $5,719,787 from 38,419 shares traded in 4 transactions.
It is widely believed that if smoothly implemented and scrupulously monitored the actualization of the provision in the Small Business Act of 2004 for a 20% allocation of government’s “goods and services” contracts to small businesses could make a major, positive difference to the country.
With the time frame for central government’s bailout initiative designed to rescue City Hall from a mountain of outstanding debt to its two major garbage collection contractors having expired on December 31 there appears to exist the very real fear that the capital may return to the proverbial square one insofar as the service is concerned.
The Government Analyst Food & Drugs Department will be significantly stepping up its efforts to ensure that Guyanese benefit from an enhanced food safety regime in 2018 and beyond, in keeping with the global shift by countries the world over towards raising food safety standards.
To the extreme east of the enclosure that is Stabroek Market there are a handful of intrepid survivors of the incident in March 2015 when the roof above the wharf collapsed without warning, crushing a stall below and rendering the rest of what had been the trading area unsuitable for doing business.
Making the argument for pavement vendors in downtown Georgetown being the most resilient group of businesspeople in urban Guyana is not as difficult as it may seem at first glance.
(Trinidad Guardian) The board of Petrotrin has handed in a status report to Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley on the planned restructuring of the cash-strapped energy company.
GASCI (www.gasci.com/telephone Nº 223-6175/6) reports that session 754’s trading results showed consideration of $5,719,787 from 38,419 shares traded in 4 transactions as compared to session 753’s trading results which showed consideration of $3,546,225 from 24,080 shares traded in 6 transactions.
The breathing space afforded City Hall in the wake of central government’s intervention to liquidate the City’s indebtedness to Cevons Waste Management and Puran Brothers and to foot the bill for services up to the end of December last year, is over.
The Government of Guyana is seeking to hasten the process that will bring into effect a key provision in the Small Business Act of 2004 to enable 20% of state procurement contracts to go to small businesses.
The Government Analyst-Food & Drugs Department (GA-FDD) of the Ministry of Public Health has taken a major step in the direction of meeting the laboratory testing standards necessary to satisfy the safety requirements of the United States’ Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the 2010 legal standards benchmark for the importation of foods into that country, the Department’s Director, Marlan Cole told Stabroek Business in an interview earlier this week.
Protecting local consumers from the threats posed by the infiltration of imported foods and drugs which could do great harm to the nation as a whole remains one of the highest priorities of the Government Analyst Food & Drugs Department (GAFDD), and at a time when there are strong elements of criminality in the manufacture and trade in foods and drugs the Department is deserving of the full support of government, the business community and the country as a whole, GAFDD Director Marlan Cole has told the Stabroek Business.
What is widely felt to have been inexplicable sloth on the part of successive political administrations in taking advantage of the potential for deeper bilateral economic and trade cooperation with neighbouring Brazil could be at an end if the recent pronouncement here in Georgetown of a likely imminent and significant investment-related move here by South America’s largest country materializes.
Good, old-fashioned Guyanese black cake may be a hot item on the local menu at Christmas time, though it may be well worth the while for business-minded cake-makers to check out the progress that Tortuga International is making with rum-based cakes, whose sales in the region are estimated around US$18 million.
SHANGHAI/BEIJING/ HONG KONG, (Reuters) – In March 2013, retired chemical company employee Anne Xing, her older sister and their husbands visited a China Everbright Bank branch on the outskirts of Shanghai.