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The Economic Development Advisory Board (EDAB) presented a draft diversification roadmap to the ministers and permanent secretaries in attendance at a meeting last week.

The roadmap comes out of a recognition that the negative economic impact of the sharp fall in oil and gas prices since mid-2014 as well as the decline in the production of both...

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar is telling local business leaders that government should never be seen or perceived as the main economic driver of an economy.

 But such is the importance of the Four Seasons Resort and Private Residences project at Clearwater Bay to the Barbados economy, that the US$60 million loan that facilitated the resumption of the project made the front pages of the Barbados Nation, the Barbados Advocate and Barbados Today....

This often sets my mind wandering as I contemplate the business of entrepreneurship. Seeing guests exploring the beach reminded me that one of the first charming things visitors to the BVIs see:e signs in the airport arrivals area that designates the immigration channels.

Saturday, November 27, 2010

PSA members, clad in black and green, had gathered on the Brian Lara Promenade to protest the 0-0-1 per cent increase Government offered them. Winston Dookeran can be criticised for acting too cool in the face of open contempt for his Government’s offer.

While struggling to survive, Tobago continues to experience a decline in its tourist arrivals.

 The plant, which processes and cleans linen such as towels, sheets and other fabric used for hotels and the rest of the hospitality industry, was commissioned on October 1 at Trincity Industrial Estate, Macoya.

In making the announcement, managing director, David Dulal-Whiteway advised that although the Group was satisfied with its existing shareholding in BNB, it had been willing to acquire the additional shares since the Government was desirous of selling.

Saturday, November 27, 2010

Overall market activity resulted from trading in 18 securities of which none advanced, none declined and 18 traded firm. Trading activity on the First Tier Market registered a volume of 127,349 shares crossing the floor of the Exchange valued at $476,495.17.

 A team from the International Monetary Fund, which ended an Article IV consultation with the Caricom nation last week, has commended the country’s economy for exhibiting resilience and...

Saturday, November 27, 2010

 Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar says Government will increase activity in energy exploration as the State seeks to open up avenues for investment, both local and foreign.

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