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.
GASCI (www.gasci.com/telephone Nº 223-6175/6) reports that session 753’s trading results showed consideration of $3,546,225 from 24,080 shares traded in 6 transactions as compared to session 752’s trading results which showed consideration of $14,440,200 from 17,098 shares traded in 8 transactions.
It would be entirely fair to say that successive political administrations in Guyana have, over time, continually squandered what, unquestionably, have been glaring opportunities to take advantage of the fact that Brazil, by far this continent’s largest country with the biggest economy, shares a border with us.
Notwithstanding the recently reported loss of a US$5 million investment to neighbouring Trinidad and Tobago arising out of what was widely believed to be a politically motivated ‘run around’ experienced by Guyanese-born Ronald Ramjattan, proprietor of the Baron Foods brands of sauces and condiments, the door remains open to such sought – after investment opportunity here as the St.
Even as expanding Guyana’s international rice market continues to be the primary focus of the local industry, one of the country’s leading rice milling entities has told this newspaper that optimizing the returns from the industry requires, among other things, significantly increased investment in inputs and services necessary for enhancing rice yield, both qualitatively and quantitatively.
Newly-elected President of the General Contractors Association of Guyana (GCAG) Neil Cort-Rogers has told the Stabroek Business that the Association will be seeking to make a more assertive push to ensure that the provision in the Small Business Act that allows for local small businesses to benefit from 20% of state contracts comes into effect this year.
For a local company whose products have persistently met the rigorous standards tests of some of the most demanding of western clothing brands, Denmor (Manufacturers) Inc.
During an extended discourse with the Stabroek Business on Wednesday, Minister of Business Dominic Gaskin went to some trouble to make the point that the APNU+AFC administration was particularly keen to provide a convivial environment within which to attract investor attention and (in the presence of Go-Invest Chief Executive Officer, Owen Verwey) made the point that one of his Ministry’s priorities was to properly position and equip Go-Invest to provide the various services associated with investor inquiries.
GASCI (www.gasci.com/telephone Nº 223-6175/6) reports that session 752’s trading results showed consideration of $14,440,200 from 17,098 shares traded in 8 transactions as compared to session 751’s trading results which showed consideration of $8,273,912 from 213,873 shares traded in 3 transactions.
Against the backdrop of what it says is its focus of creating further opportunities for the development of hinterland agriculture, government has disclosed in its 2018 budget an intention to allocate some $265 million to the design and construction of an agricultural centre and reservoir at Lethem and the upgrading of the existing agricultural research station at Ebini.