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Negotiations between state-owned National Gas Company (NGC) and the world’s second largest methanol producer, foreign-owned Methanol Holdings Trinidad Ltd (MHTL), broke down earlier this year because the two parties could not reach agreement on the volume of natural gas the NGC was prepared to provide to MHTL and not because of a large difference on the...

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Q: I am a recently failed entrepreneur. I quit my 9-5 job and worked for two years trying to bring my idea to fruition, but my product never made it to the public. I know failure is part of the process, but I don’t have another idea at the moment, and I need to put food on the table.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

“An extremely worrying signal for near and medium term economic recovery.”

That’s former PP Minister in the Ministry of Finance Vasant Bharath’s view of the near seven per cent decline  in GDP.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

The voices that had warned of  weak TT economic performance had been rising in recent months.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Gabriel Faria, CEO, T&T Chamber of Industry and Commerce, says the latest economic data from the Central Bank shows that it cannot be “business as usual” in the country.

Thursday, November 10, 2016

“I know very few places in the world where corporate tourism has not led to underdevelopment,” said Professor Suresh Narine, looking out his hotel room window at Niagara Falls. 

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Former Attorney General Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj is representing a former Clico executive who is threatening to sue the Ministry of Finance for failing to pay him the balance of 15 per cent the insurance company owes him.

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Last week Thursday, Prime Minister Keith Rowley sought to clarify the Government’s position with regard to statements made by Finance Minister Colm Imbert at the High Level Caribbean forum of the International Monetary Fund held at the Hyatt Regency hotel last week Wednesday.

Thursday, November 10, 2016

As an animal lover and a member of the Ocean Elders conservation group, I always smile when I see Allington “Gumption” Creque’s boat pull up to Necker Island.

Thursday, November 3, 2016

When Exxon Mobil announced that it had made a significant oil discovery offshore in the Suriname-Guyana basin in May 2015, it was the proverbial “shot heard around the world” for what appears to be the right catalyst for advancing Guyana’s economic development. 

Thursday, November 3, 2016

​In delivering the 2009 budget, on September 22, 2008, then Finance Minister Karen Tesheira unveiled plans to establish a T&T Revenue Authority (TTRA) and a new property tax regime.

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