The Chamber of Industry and Commerce says it is encouraged by some of the issues raised by Finance Minister Colm Imbert in the Mid-Year Review but remains cautious as the Minister's optimism is based on energy prices.
The Chamber issued the following statement on the Mid-Year Review:
"The Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce notes the optimism expressed by the Minister of Finance in today’s Mid-Year Budget Review.
Ther Chamber of Industry and Commerce is expressing concern over the collapse of the ferry service between Trinidad and Tobago and says the Galleons Passage is a retrograde step for Tobago.
The Chamber issued a statement on the seabridge problems, on Monday.
"The Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce (TTCIC) is extremely concerned by what is now an almost-total collapse of the ferry service between the two islands.
The Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce says it is celebrating the appointment of President Paula-Mae Weekes, Trinidad and Tobago's new head of state.
"Her Excellency has had a long and progressive judicial career that has no doubt prepared her well for her new presidential role, and the T&T Chamber looks forward to her good governance and effective decision making," the Chamber says in a statement issued Monday.
Chamber CEO Gabriel Faria speaks to Judy Kanhai on The Business Watch.
President of the Couva/Point Lisas Chamber of Industry and Commerce, Liaquat Ali has been stabbed by a man at his Couva business place.
However, he was treated at the San Fernando General Hospital and has been discharged.
Ali is the owner of Old Mac Agro Supplies Limited and Trinidad Parboil Limited.
Ali was approached by a man who pulled out a knife as the two got into a heated argument.
He was first taken to the Couva Distratic Hospital and then transferred to the San Fernando General Hospital for treatment.