Getting to know ExxonMobil

Noticeable pleasure Some 17 years ago, ExxonMobil and Guyana signed an agreement for the former to explore for oil in the territorial waters of Guyana. 

Confronting 2017

(Conclusion) Rice Last week’s article discussed the things necessary to achieve stability and durability in the national economy. 

Confronting 2017

Part 1

Focus and attention The national economy is usually divided up into four sectors, namely, agriculture, mining, manufacturing and services.

The 2017 budget

(Conclusion) Continued attention and support In last week’s article, I indicated the reason that low-income workers appeared unenthusiastic about the relief that the 2017 budget has brought them. 

The 2017 budget (Part 1)

Financial plan On November 28, the Minister of Finance presented the budget for the year 2017 for the consumption of the people of Guyana. 


Capital assets In less than one week, trading in the Guyana Stock Market will enter the final month of the year. 


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? 

A growing economic curiosity

]Stiff penalties A few months ago, a few persons, expressed an interest in cultivating industrial hemp as part of the economic production of Guyana. 

A profile in spending (Part 1)

Most important drivers Guyanese households spend the most money in the economy with the result that their spending contributes the most to the gross domestic output (GDP) each year. 

Economic efficiency of government

Conclusion Labour productivity As noted in the first part of this article, six inputs based on physical units or items of expenditure were selected to form an opinion of the stewardship of the previous administration over the affairs of the nation. 

Technology and higher incomes

Complex technology When someone examines global trade statistics, one thing that jumps out at the reader is the difference in export revenues between primary commodities and manufactured goods. 


  LUCAS STOCK INDEX The Lucas Stock Index (LSI) edged up 0.16 percent during the final period of trading in July 2016.