Addressing the Forex Challenge

The Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce has been noting the heightened frustrations among members of the business community, spurred on by a general uncertainty about access to foreign exchange and its limited local availability.

 

A Call for Calm

The Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce deems it wholly unsatisfactory that
members of the Labour Movement should call for citizens to riot in a show of discontent with the
National Budget measures for fiscal 2018.

National Budget Recommendations 2017/2018

The President and other senior members of the Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce met recently with the Honourable Minister of Finance, Permanent Secretaries and advisors of the Finance Ministry, with a view to presenting the Chamber’s recommendations for the upcoming National Budget presentation early next month.

 

Continuing Sea Bridge Woes

The Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce is deeply disappointed by recent statements made by the Honourable Minister of Works and Transport regarding the termination of the contract for the delivery of the Ocean Flower 2 passenger ferry.

 

In the Worst of Times

The Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce (T&T Chamber) remains deeply troubled, particularly by the unfolding events of the past 24 hours in our beloved country. Many of us had barely come to terms with the recent brazen attack on respected priest and community activist, Father Clyde Harvey, before yesterday’s……

 

Is There No End To The Sea Bridge Crisis?

Since April of this year, the Tobago Division of the Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce (T&T Chamber), has been closely monitoring the unfolding events surrounding inter-island transportation. Prior to that, the Tobago Division warned the authorities of the likelihood of total chaos on the ports, if provisions for appropriate and effective sea transport were not firmly established. Unfortunately, the advice was not heeded and the people of Trinidad and Tobago – and more so, Tobago – are currently paying the price for the failure on the part of the authorities.

 

RECOGNISING THE CONTRIBUTION OF THE LATE RONALD CHAN

The Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce was saddened to learn of the passing of the former Chief Executive Officer of Scotiabank, Ronald Chan. Mr. Chan was known within the business community as an innovator and trailblazer in the field of banking, and a man who piloted the bank through the economic recession of the 1980s.

 

 

STAYING THE COURSE AFTER GAS FIND

The Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce (T&T Chamber) welcomes news of recent gas discoveries by BP Trinidad & Tobago (bpTT), with its Savannah and Macadamia exploration wells. This significant find unlocks approximately two trillion cubic feet (tcf) of gas..