Kitco Market Data

Gold Prices for the three day period ending Thursday November 30, 2017 Kitco is a Canadian company that buys and sells precious metals such as gold, copper and silver.

Prices Prepared by the Guyana Marketing Corporation

(Prepared by the Guyana Marketing Corporation and published by Stabroek Business as a public service) 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.

Guyana’s largest Supermarket aiming to be ‘best in the business’

-Harry Mattai already engaging local farmers, manufacturers

The new multi-million dollar Mattai Food Market officially opened a week ago today provides, perhaps above everything else, encouraging signs of a measure of investor confidence in the country’s economy at a time when the soundings from local Business Support Organizations (BSO’s) are by no means excitedly upbeat.

‘We must begin to see China as a lucrative export market’

-consulting company

Managing Director of the local consulting company CERULEAN, Lindel Danzie-Black has told the Stabroek Business that business relations between Guyana and China must, at the earliest possible time, begin to proceed on a paradigm shift that banishes the notion that those relations are only sustainable on the basis of Guyana’s role as an importer from the global manufacturing giant.

UG Chemistry graduate-turned-detergent manufacturer seeks more local market space

-wants hastening of 20% contract allocation for small businesses

A year into owning and operating what is almost certainly the first local company to manufacture such a broad range of detergents and sanitizers, Melissa Younge readily admits that her efforts to secure significant market recognition against a product base long dominated by better-known foreign brands has been no proverbial ‘walk in the park.’ Far from losing heart, however, she appears determined to soldier on, seemingly animated by a feeling that as far as business trends are concerned, the proverbial work is beginning to turn in Guyana.

December 1st marks 180th anniversary of Republic Bank’s first predecessor

Come December 1, Republic Bank (Guyana) Limited celebrates the 180th Anniversary of its operating presence in Guyana and a release from the Bank issued earlier this week highlighted the high points of its operations here, ranging from its humble start in 1836 with the founding of the British Guiana Bank in November of that year, to its contemporary significant operations under the name  Republic Bank (Guyana) Limited from twelve locations across Guyana in Berbice, Essequibo, East Bank Demerara, East Coast Demerara, West Coast Demerara, Georgetown, Linden and Lethem as well as what the management says are “plans for further expansion, providing a range of financial services for every stage and phase of life.” Its first operating location was at its Water and Robb streets location, which location remains in operation to this day.

T&T ready to build off-shore rigs

(Trinidad Guardian) Bring your platform blueprints and come. That’s Prime Minister Keith Rowley’s invitation to BP, seeking to have the company build its Cassia oil drilling platform in La Brea.

Barbados to benefit greatly from Sandals Canadian Marketing Incentive

(Barbados Nation) Barbados was one of the destinations taking centre stage at Sandals Resorts International Overdrive Unveiling Tour which travelled to over 21 cities in North America, the most recent of which were Toronto and Montreal, reaching a combined audience of nearly 750 Canadian travel agents.

Stock market updates

GASCI (www.gasci.com/telephone Nº 223-6175/6) reports that session 748’s trading results showed consideration of $1,305,450 from 2,901 shares traded in 5 transactions as compared to session 747’s trading results which showed consideration of $29,974,843 from 820,991 shares traded in 11 transactions.

Kitco Market Data

Kitco is a Canadian company that buys and sells precious metals such as gold, copper and silver.

Worthwhile manufacturing efforts deserve greater market access

One of the stories published in this issue of the Stabroek Business recounts the persistence in the face of considerable obstacles of a young mother and budding entrepreneur who would appear to have chosen a business path that aligns with her academic studies and her work experiences and who, in her exchange with this newspaper, served as a voice for a considerably larger number of small and medium sized manufacturers whose enterprises continue to be squeezed by constraints which, given the application of the appropriate initiatives, are eminently remediable.

Prices Prepared by the Guyana Marketing Corporation

(Prepared by the Guyana Marketing Corporation and published by Stabroek Business as a public service) *Prices only represent the average Wholesale Farmgate and Retail Prices at the above mentioned markets and are NOT prices set by the Guyana Marketing Corporation or Ministry of Agriculture.

Gold syndicates ready to get to work

-mining block limit set aside

What had appeared for several months to have been sharp differences between the Ministry of Natural Resources and representatives of mining syndicates over land allocation that had effectively stalled the commencement of work by the country’s first group of gold-mining cooperatives now appears to have come to an end following an encounter between the miners and Minister of Natural Resources Raphael Trotman.

Oil and Gas: Local Content and the Public Interest

Like so many other institutions and individuals in Guyana the Stabroek Business has been  observing local developments at both the public and private sector levels as well as the contemplations of public commentators in the matter of what now appears to be the imminent commencement of the exploitation of oil and gas in Guyana’s territorial waters beginning in 2020.

Guyana Mining School parading its oil and gas training credentials

The Guyana Mining School and Training Centre Inc.,in partnership with its stakeholders and supporting training partners, has begun training more than thirty five young adults in disciplines relating to the application of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and  Mathematics) to the exploration component of  upstream oil and gas operations.

Kitco Market Data

Gold Prices for the three day period ending Thursday November 16, 2017 Kitco is a Canadian company that buys and sells precious metals such as gold, copper and silver.

Private institute offering new City and Guilds ‘route’ to better CSEC English, Math results

With good grades in English Language and Mathematics increasingly being touted as a critical doorway to higher education and meaningful employment paths in Guyana,” the Georgetown-based JTW Management Institute has launched the City and Guilds of London and English and Mathematics certificates as what the Institute’s Director Jocelyn Williams is describing as a “second chance” for CSEC students and young school leavers.

Stock market updates

Stock market updates   GASCI (www.gasci.com/telephone Nº 223-6175/6) reports that session 747’s trading results showed consideration of $29,974,843 from 820,991 shares traded in 11 transactions as compared to session 746’s trading results which showed consideration of $6,762,950 from 63,504 shares traded in 7 transactions. 

Prices Prepared by the Guyana Marketing Corporation

(Prepared by the Guyana Marketing Corporation and published by Stabroek Business as a public service)                     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.

Giftland CEO says company ready to do power deal with GPL

As seasonal electricity woes re-surface…

As the power generation challenge that customarily attends the Christmas service provided by the Guyana Power & Light Company begins to rear its head, Chairman of the Giftland Group Roy Beepat has told the Stabroek Business that his offer to support the beleaguered state entity with electricity on the East Coast Demerara remains open.