Monday, September 1, 2014

Top Business Story

ECLAC: Lower growth for C’bean in 2014

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) has lowered its growth projections for Latin American and Caribbean economies in 2014. Read more »

  • Ministry to finalise exploration licences

    The Ministry of Energy will soon be finalising licences for oil and gas exploration on land. Read More »

  • Digicel opens new St James outlet

    West Trinidad welcomed a brand new Digicel outlet to St James as the new store opened on August 22 along the Western Main Road. Read More »

  • Natural gas reserves down again

    Trinidad and Tobago’s proven natural gas reserves are down again, this time by seven per cent in 2013. Read More »

  • Southpark Cinemas to reopen September 12

    SOUTHPARK Cinemas 10 is now expected to reopen on September 12, 23 days after its initial public opening on August 20. Read More »

  • It’s flawed maths

    Government has not catered for every mathematical probability with the Constitution reform legislation, former finance minister Brian Kuei Tung has said. Read More »

  • Amcham wants Govt to address issues at BIR

    The American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham T&T) is worried about what it calls “significant impediments” to doing business with the Board of Inland Revenue. Read More »

  • ‘Drop VAT, duties from security equipment’

    As Finance Minister Larry Howai prepares to deliver the national budget in Parliament on September 8, a former head of the Supermarkets Association, Balliram Maharaj, is calling for critical areas to be addressed in the 2014/2015 fiscal package. Read More »

  • Gourmet cupcake plan cops $50,000 first prize

    A business plan for a gourmet line of premium chocolate cupcakes and desserts, synthesising an optimal blend of locally grown cocoa and internationally sourced ingredients has captured the $50,000 first prize in the Entrepreneurship Boot Camp competition jointly held by The University of the West Indies (UWI), St Augustine, the National Entrepreneurship Development Company Limited (Nedco) and the Entrepreneurial Training Institute & Incubation Centre. Read More »

  • Massy rebrands

    Today we at Bourse take a closer look at the two largest conglomerates listed on the Trinidad Stock Exchange (TTSE)—Massy Holdings Limited (MASSY) generating over $9 billion in Revenue yearly and ANSA McAl Limited (AMCL) with over $6 billion. Read More »

  • Remove VAT from gasoline

    The Energy Chamber of Trinidad and Tobago has proposed several measures for the upcoming 2014/2015 budget which it said yesterday are linked to attracting investment, incentivising exploration and production, facilitating local energy service company growth and helping Government reduce expenditure. Read More »

  • TTMA wants Beverage Bill

    The Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers’ Association (TTMA) has refuted a statement by Minister in the Environment Ministry Ramona Ramdial that the business group was a cause for the delay in the Beverage Container Bill’s progression through its stages toward implementation. Read More »

  • B’dos minister defends Massy

    A senior Barbados government minister yesterday offered some choice words to people complaining about the Trinidad-based Massy Group perceived takeover, its ownership, its nationality and its politics. Read More »

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