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Business Guardian

Although data from the Central Statistical Office (CSO) shows a relatively low unemployment rate, those figures don’t tell the whole story about people who have lost their jobs since the start of T&T’s economic downturn and their struggle to find employment.

Since early 2016, when the closure of the ArcelorMittal steel plant left more than 600...

Thursday, July 21, 2011

United States: During the week ended July 15 talks relating to the United States debt ceiling dominated the news. The Republicans and President Barack Obama have yet to arrive at an agreement on increasing the debt ceiling to avoid a US technical default.

Thursday, July 21, 2011

The 2009 financial crisis and global economic downturn caused a sharp deterioration in the public debt figures of advanced economies.

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Cemex SAB, the largest cement maker in the Americas, is selling asset-backed debt for the first time in two years to obtain lower yields as slumping demand for building materials drives up its benchmark borrowing costs.

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Assessing this country’s consumer and business confidence ratios, as well as delivering a critical analysis of T&T’s ability to withstand another global financial crisis, were among the keys topics tackled at the Fourth Biennial International Conference on Business, Banking and Finance held...

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Once again, there is some buzz about the possibility of the Government revising the Clico bailout.

Thursday, July 14, 2011

With this country facing a $4 billion annual food import bill, the T&T Agribusiness Association (TTABA) has a clear mandate: to get Trinidadians to eat local. Vassel Stewart, chief executive officer of TTABA, said it’s ambitiously seeking to displace imported food with local processed food...

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Although the Central Statistical Office (CSO) was able to complete the 2011 census within its budget of $83 million, crime was a major factor that hindered enumerators’ efforts. “I am relieved, a census is a very demanding exercise in effort, time and resources.

Thursday, July 14, 2011

BHP Billiton and its partners have lost millions of US dollars due to an almost two-week delay in drilling an exploration well in their Block 2(c) off the east coast.

Thursday, July 14, 2011

BUENOS AIRES: Argentine President Cristina Fernandez and Bolivian counterpart Evo Morales inaugurated a gas pipeline that will enable a sharp increase in Bolivian gas shipments to the Argentine market, where recent strong demand is threatening to outstrip supply.

Thursday, July 14, 2011

An established Caribbean cotton industry can provide a viable alternative to help boost the economy as part of the Government’s diversification thrust.

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