The Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry (GBTI) has announced that it is now offering its customers a more advanced and secure transaction tool in the form of the EMV (Europay, MasterCard and Visa) chip card, a global standard for credit cards that uses computer chips to both authenticate and secure chip-card transactions.
Following on the heels of the conclusion of a major rice export contract with Cuba (see report in this issue of Stabroek Business) this newspaper has learnt of several other bilateral business agreements between Guyana and Cuba are currently in various stages of completion.
Stock market updates GASCI (www.gasci.com/telephone Nº 223-6175/6) reports that session 732’s trading results showed consideration of $3,804,547 from 78,412 shares traded in 13 transactions as compared to session 731’s trading results, which showed consideration of $19,105,931 from 454,010 shares traded in 19 transactions.
(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.
When the University of Guyana’s (UG) School of Entrepreneurship, Business and Innovation throw open its doors at Turkeyen and Tain to students for the first time later this month, the institution will be beginning its ascent to new heights in pursuit of the relevance of the offering of the institution to the development of Guyana.
Stock Market Update GASCI (www.gasci.com/telephone Nº 223-6175/6) reports that session 730’s trading results showed consideration of $544,235 from 636 shares traded in 3 transactions as compared to session 729’s trading results, which showed consideration of $2,566,808 from 69,314 shares traded in 9 transactions.
GASCI Summary of Financials Session 729 July 10, 2017
GASCI (www.gasci.com/telephone Nº 223-6175/6) reports that session 716’s trading results showed
Market Prices as at July 14 2017
Kitco is a Canadian company that buys and sells precious metals such as gold, copper and silver.
GASCI Summary of Financials Session 728 July 05, 2017
GASCI reports that session 728’s trading results
Market price as at july 07 2017
Guyana is one of several Caribbean countries seeking to strengthen trade and economic ties with Cuba in the wake of indications that the country is in the throes of liberalization.
Co-Founder of the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEMGuyana) initiative Karen Abrams has told the Stabroek Business that the response of young Guyanese to last Saturday’s first ever National Robotics and Technology Exhibition at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall more than justifies both the government and the private sector throwing their full weight behind the project by providing various forms of support to help take it forward.
Increasing global awareness of the health value of coconut and its by-products is likely to push the worldwide consumption of coconut flour to around 850 tonnes by 2026 according to the United States market intelligence and consulting firm Future Market Insights (FMI).
Guyanese Tech Engineer Miguel Gurchuran has introduced a state-of-the-art website builder which he says will challenge the manner in which websites are managed in Guyana.
By Karen Abrams Perhaps to a greater extent than their participation in Guyana’s first ever National Robot and Technology Exhibition last Saturday, I took my cue from the decision by an empowered group of STEMGuyana team members to spend the previous evening at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall readying the venue for what was to be an unprecedented experience.
In an effort to consolidate the integrity of the services which it offers to would-be investors, the Guyana Office for Investment (GO-Invest) has put in place a regulation that now requires all of its investment officers to sign legally enforceable confidentiality agreements.
By John Seeram Introduction John Seeram The Fiscal Management and Accountability (FMAA) Act No 20 of 2003 – Section 11(b) requires heads of budget agencies to maintain effective Internal Audit Units (IAUs).
By Patricia Bacchus The restructuring of the Guyana Office for Investment commenced in 2015 with a thorough assessment of the agency’s management structure, systems of internal control and governance and the effectiveness in the discharge of its mandate.