Light on competition Almost every set of recommendations for improving the economy of developing countries contains references to competition.
Chatter There has been much chatter surrounding the establishment of a Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF) in Guyana.
Extreme damage The extreme damage and swath of devastation that have occurred over the past weeks have left many wondering as to what is really happening with global warming and climate change.
Routine Sometimes people do not think of things that they see or do, especially when the occurrence becomes routine.
Part 1 Decline in profits The Guyana Bank for Trade & Industry (GBTI) has reported its half-year profits for the year 2017.
Preventing measures Last week’s discussion of local content around Guyana’s oil industry established two key points based on current talks on the matter.
Noise around local content Guyanese have been clamouring for local content provisions in their relationship with ExxonMobil since it became obvious that oil production will be undertaken by the multinational oil giant.
Small Guyana is developing the Green State Development Strategy (GSDS) to promote the development of the country.
Alarm In more recent times, there has been much discussion and expression of alarm about Guyana’s manufacturing sector.
An indication As indicated in last week’s article, one can take a look at the current account and understand many things that affect our economy.
Part 1 Level of savings When one looks at the current account balance in the country’s balance of payments, the concern might be about the deficit that emerges annually and the amount of foreign currency that seems to be leaving the country.
Various observations Various observations about the Guyana economy have been made over the past year or so.
Viewpoint The Guyana economy like most other economies follows the classification of the United Nations System of Accounts.
Ambition of WIPO Last week, it was pointed out that the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) emerged after three intellectual property rights conventions, namely the Paris, Berne and Rome Conventions, were established.
Intangible Intellectual property (IP) is one of those intangible things that is important to the production structure of any country.
Equitable According to remarks made by a high official of the health services, in examining the attributes of an effective health care system, Guyana appears to be far from having a good health care system.
Mandate The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is one of the international entities of the United Nations family of organizations.