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In his mid-year budget review in 2016, Finance Minister Colm Imbert introduced a seven per cent tax on online shopping.

Imbert said the reason behind the introduction of the tax was to try to find new ways of raising revenue.

According to the Finance Minister, the imposition of this tax was expected to generate an annual revenue of $300...

Sunday, February 4, 2018

In the 1930s, the United States went through what became known as the “Great Depression”.

Over 70 years later in 2009, the American economy went through another deep economic downturn now described as the “Great Recession.”

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Last week, the Energy Chamber hosted another successful annual Energy Conference.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Director, Central Statistical Office (CSO) Sean O’Brien is calling for the Statistics Act, 1982 to be amended so that the CSO can perform its functions more effectively.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

The Ministry of Energy and Energy Industries will be inviting oil and gas companies to bid for between five and six blocks which it will be offering for exploration by the end of March.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

JMMB is one of the smaller banks in T&T. How do you compete in a market dominated by the larger banking institutions?

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.

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