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Even as concerns and objections increase to the proposed establishment of the T&T Revenue Authority (TTRA), customs officers are being blamed for problems affecting the business community.

A businessman with a significant import business claims customs officers are abusing their authority.

Speaking on condition of anonymity, he said: “...

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Given the extent of our current economic perils, it should be clear that the State on its own cannot navigate these challenges and it requires all of us in T&T to collectively step up to the plate.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

As T&T weathers this guava and rainy season, the country is looking for every cent and environmental issues, such as severe flooding, seem all the more relevant.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

EOG Resources paid $2 billion in taxes and royalties to government last year, says Energy Minister Franklyn Khan. In total, the company paid $15 billion to the Government over a six-year period.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

1. The company operates across three main divisions: flour and dry mix, animal feed and pet food and trading. Given the current economic environment in both T&T and the region, which lines of business are the most challenging and which the most rewarding for the company?

Thursday, November 16, 2017

The recent successes of the T&T Fine Cocoa Company and other non-energy companies in new markets is in keeping with exporTT’s objective for T&T to be exporting US$1.5 billion in non-energy products by the year 2020.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Even as concerns and objections increase to the proposed establishment of the T&T Revenue Authority (TTRA), customs officers are being blamed for problems affecting the business community.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

A retired customs officer is of the view that there are objections to the TTRA because of concerns about possible “political interference and jobs for the boys.”

Thursday, November 16, 2017

There’s no denying the role that women play in corporate T&T.

From boardrooms to C-suites, women have come to hold increasing positions of power across many industries in this country. This is to be encouraged.

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Most investors get into trouble when they step outside of what Warren Buffett aptly defines as their “circle of competence”

In fact, for years the concept of the “Circle of Competence” has been used by Buffett as a way to focus investors on only operating in areas they know best.

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Trade unions are a reality in most organized societies and labour markets across the world.

For as long as they have existed, trade unions have elicited mixed reactions among those who have either been in support of, or in opposition to them.

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