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T&T’s economy has been in the doldrums over the last few years because of the drop in oil and gas prices.

While successive Governments have spoken about the need to diversify the economy since 1962, unfortunately very little has been done to achieve this seemingly elusive goal.

This lack of diversification raises the question about how...

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Agriculture continues to make a small contribution to the economy.

While the agriculture sector contributes less that one per cent to T&T’s gross domestic product (GDP), the food import bill continues to be high using up the country’s precious reserves of foreign exchange.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

It cannot be said that the government’s investment in Carnival thus far has been for profit.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

The public stand-off between Caribbean Nitrogen Company, and the National Gas Company came as a surprise to many casual observers of the energy sector.

Sunday, January 28, 2018

The Energy Chamber of Trinidad and Tobago hosted their gala dinner on January 23 at the Hyatt Regency, Wrightson Road, Port-of-Spain. The event was held on the 2nd day of the Chamber’s three-day Energy Conference which ran from January 22 to 24 at the Hyatt.

Sunday, January 28, 2018

One of the biggest challenges to successfully managing one’s finances usually involves an individual’s ability to live within their means. Truthfully, the enticements of modern living makes it easier for people to let their income, expenditure and lifestyle move out of alignment.

Sunday, January 28, 2018

The world of investing can be extremely hazardous.

Balancing risks with potential rewards defines, in part, what skilled investing is all about.

Sunday, January 28, 2018

The famous maxim “you get what you pay for” may hold in most transactions, but not at all times.

In reality, there are times when an assets’ price and its fundamental value diverge to a great degree.

This is the essence of a bubble.

Sunday, January 28, 2018

Tertiary level education has been one of the victims of the deep recession that the country is experiencing.

The cuts to the system, according to one commentator, are proving to be as painful as a root canal during a dental procedure.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Managing director of Perenco Trinidad, Baptiste Breton, says the French oil and gas company would be interested in Trinmar should the government make it available.

Breton was quick to add, however, that as far as he was aware there is no such offer on the table.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

1. The Energy Conference continues to be a marquee event on the annual calendar. This year’s theme is “Maximising Value Through Collaboration”. What was the rationale behind that for this year’s event?

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