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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 22, 2018

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.

Thursday, February 22, 2018

T&T’s agricultural sector seems to be undergoing somewhat of a cultural renaissance as of late.

From the various “green markets” to the assortment of artisanal products that have emerged recently, there appears to be somewhat of a groundswell taking place in the industry.

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Companies trying to break into foreign markets often employ a number of tactics to build traction.

One such tactic is the practise formally known as dumping.

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Investors of all stripes make mistakes from time to time.

It’s just the nature of being human in a world of many unknowns.

Most investing errors are usually errors of ommission (leaving some stone unturned) or commission (inaccurately accounting for some possibility).

Sunday, February 18, 2018

American business magnate, Bill Gates once said, “The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow.”

Sunday, February 18, 2018

In the middle of a recession, do people spend less money or more on entertainment?

Thursday, February 15, 2018

When environments change, so should companies.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Venezuela’s crude oil production fell in January to its lowest level in nearly 30 years according to S&P Global Platts. The fall in production is as a direct result of political turmoil, lack of investment in the sector and US sanctions affecting T&T’s closest neighbour.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

With a growth strategy aimed at penetrating new markets, Ramps Logistics Ltd (RLL) has successfully grown its presence in the blossoming Guyanese market and is focused on expanding its operations to both Suriname and Colombia.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

What was once considered science fiction in Hollywood movies of old, has now, in some respects, become reality in the world of information technology and the digital age.

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