Guyana’s economy sees growth of 4.5 per cent
Nation News

GEORGETOWN – Minister of Finance Winston Jordon says the country’s economy grew by 4.5 per cent during the first half of the year. Jordan made the revelation as he presented the Mid-Year Report in...

Guyana oil find quadruples FDI flows - Signs on to China's Belt and Road initiative
Jamaica Gleaner

Regional commission ECLAC is reporting that foreign direct investments, FDI, in Guyana increased to US$212 million last year in part as a result of the oil and gas sector preparing for First Oil.The flows nearly...

Guyana oil find quadruples FDI flows - Signs on to China's Belt and Road initiative
Jamaica Gleaner

Regional commission ECLAC is reporting that foreign direct investments, FDI, in Guyana increased to US$212 million last year in part as a result of the oil and gas sector preparing for First Oil.The flows nearly...

RFHL makes offer for Cayman bank
Trinidad Guardian

Republic Financial Holdings Limited (RFHL) announced yesterday that it is in discussions with Cayman National, the parent of Cayman National Bank Ltd, for potential acquisition of a majority stake—at least 51 per...

SSL subsidiary Dolla Financial looks to Haiti and Guyana to boost growth
Jamaica Observer

For many Jamaican companies, it's not the diaspora in the north that is the new frontier, but our neighbours to the south in the Caribbean and Central America that are shaping up to provide investment opportunities....

IMF says Guyana’s economy slowed in 2017
Antigua Observer

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says economic growth in Guyana slowed in 2017, “but became more broad-based.” In concluding Article IV consultation with Guyanese authorities, the Washington-based financial...

Guyana's doors open for Caricom investors
Jamaica Observer

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica (CMC) — President David Granger has extended an invitation to Caricom member states to invest in the oil sector and other sectors of Guyana.

We must do more and do it more quickly -SG urged CARICOM Heads on CSME
Anguilla Life

(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     As the CARICOM Single Market and Economy returns to Jamaica, its place of induction, for a review, the

exporTT gears up for TIC 2018
Trinidad Guardian

ExporTT will be partnering with the T&T Manufacturer’s Association (TTMA) for a second year to host its annual Inward Buyers’ Mission at TIC 2018, which takes place July 5 and 6 at the Centre of Excellence,...

Guyana among lowest in Caribbean for debt to GDP ratio, says Finance Minister
Nation News

GEORGETOWN – Finance Minister Winston Jordon has sought to assure the country that the economy remains sound and that external debt levels are still below 50 per cent of the country’s Gross Domestic Product...

ExxonMobil thrives in divided societies – Peter Ramsaroop – Calls on Govt. and Private Sector to stop chastising those looking out for Guyana’s best interest
Kaieteur News

Economic advisor to the People’s Progressive Party/ Civic, Peter Ramsaroop, wants all Guyanese to understand “our reality”. The reality he speaks of is that ExxonMobil needs Guyana more than the country...

Gold Board in moves to assist small miners
Kaieteur News

The Guyana Gold Board (GGB) is consistently working to reduce challenges faced by small miners, as they contribute significantly to the economy. This is according to GGB Manager, Eondrene Thompson, who last week, assured...

Allegations of politics in the judiciary, stumbling blocks in business must be addressed – Boyer
Kaieteur News

The business community has concerns about several issues that remain unresolved. These concerns were reflected by leading businessman, Eddie Boyer who served in the Private Sector Commission (PSC) for the last two...

Guyanese scholar makes 2018 Class of Ignite Caribbean’s 30 Under 30 Honorees
Kaieteur News

US based Guyanese scholar, Kelly Hyles is among the 2018 Honorees for the 30, Under 30 Caribbean American Emerging Leaders/Change Makers Awards, which honours youths exhibiting leadership in academia, volunteerism and...

GRA working to secure level playing field for local and foreign investors
Kaieteur News

“The GRA (Guyana Revenue Authority) is not only working to enable a level playing field for both local and foreign investors but also at ensuring that concessions granted through Investment agreements are utilized...

Blue Power protects Guyanese market from Dominican competition
Jamaica Observer

Soap manufacturing company Blue Power has beefed up supplies in the Guyanese market, in addition to securing a contract with a Florida-based distributor as part of efforts to protect its revenue stream from unfavourable...

Less than 300 taxpayers account for 68 percent of GRA total revenue – GRA Boss
Kaieteur News

  By Abena Rockcliffe-Campbell What better place to talk about tax evasion than a room filled with influential businessmen and women? Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) Commissioner General, Godfrey Statia, did not miss...

Desmond Sears is new PSC Chairman
Kaieteur News

The Private Sector Commission (PSC) yesterday at its Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the Marriott Hotel elected Desmond Sears, Chairman. Sears served as Vice Chairman of the Commission for the last two years. He is the...

Hope And Taylor Are Top Cricketers Of The Year
Spice Islander

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Shai Hope and Stafanie Talyor are the WINDIES male and female cricketers of the year respectively for 2017. The emerging cricketer of the year went to Guyana’s Keemo Paul. Cricket West...

ExxonMobil discovers more oil in Guyana
Jamaica Gleaner

  American oil giant, ExxonMobil has struck oil again this time at the Longtail-1 exploration well, making this the eighth successful discovery in Guyana. In a press release ExxonMobil’s partner Hess Corp said...

Guyanese Provide Canadian Youth With Entrepreneurial Training
Kaieteur News

Two Guyanese-born Canadians, Bishop Joseph Fisher, and social worker, Leyland Gudge, have collaborated to provide marginalized youth, 18 to 29 years old, in the Greater Toronto Area of Durham Region with a comprehensive...

Local entrepreneurs lack faith in Govt.’s ability to manage oil industry
Kaieteur News

  By Abena Rockcliffe-Campbell Much attention has been given to the lopsided contract that the Government of Guyana signed with ExxonMobil. The focus has been on the fact that Guyana’s share seems disadvantageous....

India offers Ex-Im credit support for exporters -as private sector also announces closer ties with Cuba, Canada
Kaieteur News

The local private sector has announced that it is upping its aggression to improve trade with Cuba, Canada and India. Yesterday, during an announcement by the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) on the...

SWFs aren’t enough to save economy when you become hooked on oil – Ramson
Kaieteur News

By Kiana Wilburg Top oil producing nations such as Norway and Algeria are well equipped with Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWFs). These accounts serve as a safe keeping for money derived from natural resources. The funds can be...

Jagdeo predicts Guyana would become worse off than Venezuela
Kaieteur News

“They (APNU+AFC officials) are just busy waiting on the dribble—the oil money. It is all they think of. They just have this obsession. But I am saying if we do not address these critical issues (regarding the...

Clutching Onto Straws
Kaieteur News

In the absence of desperately needed political traction, the PPP has latched on to a rusty political strategy which well-thinking Guyanese largely see as outdated, unproductive and tribal. In recent months, the PPP has...

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