Recall from last week’s article, that the benefits received by taxpayers are not all the same and are usually determined by the policy goals of the government which are determined by the level of development of the country, the economic and social condition of the people and the quality of its institutions.
Future-looking strategy Ever since the UN Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro in June 1992, the world was seized with issues of sustainable development with some urgency.
Beneficiary of wealth The global production structure is made up of an interrelated set of bargains, agreements, rules, laws and institutions that are intended to bring countries closer to each other in a more harmonious relationship.
Vital role Last week’s article offered an overview of trade in services. Among the things that it sought to do was to enable people to distinguish between services and goods that entered international trade.
Global trade The Guyana economy grew an average of 4.5 per cent over the period 2010 to 2013.
An alarm has been raised about the availability of foreign currency in Guyana within the last three or so months.
Complexity of industry In an effort to gain a better understanding of how the oil industry works, we started examining its structure last week, using some of the methods that oil industry operators and analysts use.
Bugbear Guyanese have read and heard about oil discoveries and production that have taken place in various parts of the world.
Focus and attention The national economy is usually divided up into four sectors, namely, agriculture, mining, manufacturing and services.
The reality One could see from the data presented in last week’s article that the intention of the government is clear.
Financial plan On November 28, the Minister of Finance presented the budget for the year 2017 for the consumption of the people of Guyana.
Curiosity Prior to the appointment of members of the Public Pro-curement Commission (PPC) this year, the question that comes to mind is what was the responsibility of Cabinet in the award of contracts over $15 million?