(Trinidad Guardian) T&T’s middle class is shrinking, squeezed between the super-rich and a growing number of poor at the bottom, Independent Senator David Small has warned.
OSLO, (Reuters) – Norway’s $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund should remain a unit of the Norwegian central bank, though a split could be considered if the fund invests in more unlisted assets, the bank’s board said on Thursday.
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-says draft Petroleum Commission Bill not perfect Even as the need to further enhance public understanding of the oil and gas industry leading up to the commencement of the recovery process in 2020 becomes increasingly important the Stabroek News continues to play an important role in the local reportage on what is “one of the most important occurrences in Guyana’s history,” former Trinidad and Tobago Energy Minister Kevin Ramnarine said earlier this week.
What is being promoted as the start of a major public/private sector initiative to create a wider domestic market for Guyana’s agro-processing sector will be staged next weekend at the National Exhibition Centre, Sophia under the title Uncapped.
A recently concluded mid-term review of the work of the Small Business Bureau has identified “challenges and gaps” in the agency’s operations though the Bureau’s Chief Executive Officer Dr.
From its humble beginning in 1971 as a modest manufacturing establishment – trading at the time as Mohammed’s Manufacturing Enterprise in Sussex street Albouystown – Peppy’s Foods has gradually become a household name in the local Agro Processing sector.
Gone are the days when young, bright, ambitious Guyanese cling tenaciously to academic pursuits that equip them for distinguished careers in well-recognized disciplines, leaving entrepreneurial options to those who see greater merit in doing business.
Guyana may not be anywhere close to the top of the regional pile as far as the high food import bill is concerned but Sterling Products Chief Executive Officer, Ramsey Ali says that should not diminish the focus on redirecting the country’s foreign exchange expenditure by taking advantage of what our agricultural sector has to offer.
There are a whole host of reasons why Guyana’s agro processing sector has been unable, up until now, to deliver to anywhere near its fullest potential.
The New Guyana Marketing Corporation has agreed to provide us with the above information which we will publish on a weekly basis subject to receipt.(Prepared by the Guyana Marketing Corporation andpublished by Stabroek Business as a public service)
GASCI (www.gasci.com/telephone Nº 223-6175/6) reports that session 743’s trading results showed consideration of $3,227,483 from 37,385 shares traded in 9 transactions as compared to session 742’s trading results which showed consideration of $4,869,575 from 10,948 shares traded in 8 transactions.
The long-awaited reports on the work of the Small Business Bureau (SBB) for the years 2015 and 2016 “should be ready for publishing next week” though an official assessment of the performance of the entity launched in 2013 suggests that it has experienced mixed fortunes over the period of its existence.
Amidst sustained expressions of concern over the anticipated impact of the closure of several of GuySuCo’s sugar estates in Berbice, Business Minister Dominic Gaskin used the occasion of last Friday’s 2017 Berbice Expo and Trade Fair to seek to assure the region with the heaviest dependence on the sugar industry that the transition from the crop that has been at the heart of the Guyana economy will see the creation of new opportunities for the region.
You get a strong sense from some of what transpired at yesterday’s public/private sector encounter at the Marriott Hotel that many things continue to be unwell in the relationship between the APNU+AFC administration and the private sector, more specifically the Private Sector Commission (PSC).
A one-time Foreign Service Officer, 61-year-old Janice Fraser appears more than comfortable in her current role as a beekeeper.
Assurances associated with the quality of cooked foods being provided to patrons at public places are an important barometer of a country’s development and lapses in food safety standards can have a negative impact on external perceptions of standards “on the whole” in a country, Director of the Government Analyst Food and Drugs Department (GA-FDD) Marlan Cole has told the Stabroek Business.
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Government is embarking on a US$9 million project to build capacity in the area of national quality infrastructure to enhance the country’s competitiveness on the international food market.