what happens next
its peak position in May 2005, the T&T Stock Market
has declined by 18 per cent. This decline has been
exacerbated by a 12.5 per cent decline year-to-date.
Heading into the last week of April with one third
of the year gone there are still no signs of a market
recoveryat least one that can be sustained on
a long-term basis...
stock market question
I lose all my money?
always hear people talking about how Trinis are very
passionate people who never like to be outdone...
that we were the type to overreact to anything and
strategies to manage inflation
the recent past inflation has become a major source
of concern in T&T. In 2005, the inflation rate
in T&T was approximately seven per cent. This
represents the highest inflation rate since the 8.8
per cent recorded in 1994 when the economy was still
adjusting to the floating of the exchange rate a year
forum for frankness about Caribbean development...
an agenda that includes security during the 2007 Word
Cup Cricket series and the impact of international
developments on Caribbean development, an important
conference between the British foreign secretary and
foreign ministers of Caribbean Community and Common
Market (Caricom) countries takes place in Barbados
from April 27 to 28...
a previous article, I explained the importance of
branding a country, and illustrated with examples
how some countries have reaped the benefits of branding.
This article explores how the four Ps of corporate
marketingproduct, price, place and promotionscan
be applied to nation branding...
economic crisis...A cautionary Mexican tale
Agustín Carstens, deputy managing director
of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and feature
speaker at the second biennial International Conference
on Business, Banking and Finance in May, is no stranger
to crisis or controversy...
goodbye price controls
chamber heartily welcomes the announcement by the
Minister of Energy and Energy based industries, Dr
Lenny Saith, that the Government will issue five new
quarryin licences to private sector companies in the
construction sector within the next six months in
an attempt to reduce the current shortage of aggregate...
coming oil crisis
many of you are old enough to have been working in
1973? If so, you wouldve had the kind of economic
experience I did at that time. But if you were in
school or missed the period of the oil crisis, get
ready because those times could return with a vengeance...