economies throughout the world such as the United
States and T&T are currently engaged in monetary
tightening. But what exactly is monetary tightening?
It is a concerted effort by central banks to restrict
the money supply or spending ability in an economy...
export services, through trade talks with Europe
countries (Caricom plus the Dominican Republic) are
currently negotiating a new trade and investment regime
with the European Union, under the economic partnership
agreement (EPA). There are three major differences
between this new EPA and previous agreements...
What about US?
all heard the financial experts expound on the benefits
of diversification. When we talk about diversification
in a stock portfolio, were referring to the
attempt by the investor to reduce exposure to risk
by investing in various companies across different
sectors, industries or even countries...
all-round economic development
outsourcing has made its way onto many boardroom agendas.
Interestingly, it had a quiet beginning in the early
1990s when pioneers such as General Electric, Citibank,
Amex and British Airways set up captive units in India...
bitterness of sugar
round-table discussion held in Barbados on April 3
and 4 between Caricom sugar producing countries and
the European Union (EU) appeared to achieve the exact
opposite of what it intended...