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Embedded thumbnail for Business Watch: Imbert says US$70 oil price could result in $900m fuel subsidy bill

As the price of crude oil is now over 70 US dollars per barrel, the finance minister is saying that this could...

Embedded thumbnail for Business Watch: A 20lb tank of cooking gas would cost $56 if it wasn't subsidized

Over 200 million dollars is spent annually to subsidise cooking gas for citizens.

The 20 and 100 pounds LPG...

Embedded thumbnail for Business Watch: TTMA wants meeting with Central Bank to discuss FOREX

The new president of the manufacturers association is saying the TTMA needs to meet with the Central Bank, and the...

Embedded thumbnail for Business Watch: Insurance companies insist they pay out claims on time

Judy Kanhai speaks to Robert Trestrail, executive VP of Sagicor Life Inc and Christopher Woodhams, Chief Operating...

Embedded thumbnail for Business Watch: MIC Institute of Technology to offer VESEP to staff on Monday

As the prime minister continues to hold talks with energy companies in Houston Texas, the national gas company says...

Embedded thumbnail for Business Watch: Republic Bank increases its deposit rates

One commercial bank has increased its deposit rates, it...

Embedded thumbnail for Business Watch: Republic Bank increases lending rates

Lending rates at commercial banks have already started to increase.

This as one commercial bank announced a...

Embedded thumbnail for Business Watch: Petrotrin employee in tears over how she will take care of her children

There is concern about the psychological impact the closure of the Petrotrin refinery could have on workers. 

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Embedded thumbnail for Business Watch: 'Doubles Tax' a distraction from real issues

Judy Kanhai discusses tax-evasion and what's next with Heads of Tax at Hamelsmith and Company, Angelique Bart and...

Embedded thumbnail for Business Watch: Tobago hoteliers say gov't to blame for their financial problems

The Tobago Hotel and Tourism Association is saying the government needs to accept responsibility for the financial...

Embedded thumbnail for Business Watch: Trade Minister says Gov't can pay political price over Petrotrin

The Finance Minister is making it clear that while there will be no increases in certain taxes going forward, it...

Embedded thumbnail for Business Watch: Energy Chamber warns Gov't to be mindful of T&T reputation

The energy chamber says that it supports the government's position that T&T should receive a fair economic rent...

Embedded thumbnail for Business Watch: Ansa Merchant Bank says it has no immediate plans to get into retail banking

Ansa Merchant bank is recording a decline in its 2017 after-tax profit.

And while the bank is diversifying...

The Finance Minister says the government is being asked to support what he describes as a false economy and it can't...

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