Tunapuna Chamber criticises 'bare pass' budget

The Greater Tunapuna Chamber of Industry and Commerce (GTCIC) has labelled the 2018/2019 budget read by Finance Minister Colm Imbert in the lower house on Monday, as a “bare pass” budget with plenty o...

October 03, 2018
T&T News

Imbert: Taxi fare hikes would be 'punitive'

“If the cost of super gasoline has gone up by $1, why should a taxi fare go up by $1?” This was the question posed by Finance Minister Colm Imbert as he responded to concerns that the $1 fare hike ...

October 02, 2018
Budget

$2.6 billion to close Petrotrin refinery

Severance packages for retrenched Petrotrin workers are expected to cost the State in the region of $2.6 billion. Finance Minister Colm Imbert made the announcement based on initial estimates ...

October 01, 2018
Budget

5 things to look out for in the 2019 budget

Finance Minister Colm Imbert will make his 4th budget presentation on Monday. The 2018/2019 budget comes as state-owned company Petrotrin prepares to close its refinery. The Petrotrin issue is e...

September 28, 2018
Budget

October 1 is Budget Day

The 2019 National Budget will be read in Parliament on October 1. Finance Minister Colm Imbert will present the budget in the House of Representatives at 1.30 pm that day.  Issues rela...

September 21, 2018
Budget