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Budget Highlights 2016 - Public Security, Business & Investment
12 Feb

Budget Highlights 2016 - Public Security, Business & Investment

$24.6B for the development and modernization of the security sector. US$15M for Citizen Security Strengthening Programme to contribute to reducing crime and violence IDB to support Anti-Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism initiatives in national risk assessments and capacity building and regulatory reforms among others Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) to be restructured Government...
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Budget 2016 Highlights 1
01 Feb

Budget 2016 Highlights 1

Economy records real growth of 3.0 percent. Sugar industry performs creditably, production grew by 6.9 percent.  Rice industry records increase of 8.3 percent.  The livestock sub-sector grew by 5.8 percent; other crops' sub-sector grew by 2 percent.  Mining and quarrying sector grew by 9 percent; Gold by 16.4 percent. The manufacturing sector achieves 5.3% growth...
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Economy will bounce back from 2.5% decline – Finance Ministry in mid-year report
18 Oct

Economy will bounce back from 2.5% decline – Finance Ministry in mid-year report

THE local economy declined by 2.5 percent during the first half of 2015 compared to the same period in 2014, according to mid-year report released by the Ministry of Finance. The decline the report said was a result of the delay in the presentation and passage of the national budget. “The proroguing of Parliament in late 2014, the uncertainty that usually surrounds the electoral period and...
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Gov’t gives no-objection to finances to bail out GuySuCo -working assiduously to ensure operations return to normalcy
05 Jun

Gov’t gives no-objection to finances to bail out GuySuCo -working assiduously to ensure operations return to normalcy

GOVERNMENT has approved the release of monies to the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) to ensure that operations at the sugar corporation return to normalcy.The Ministry of Agriculture therefore wishes to assure sugar workers and the public at large that all measures are being taken to ensure the sustenance of the industry. A statement from the ministry yesterday said notwithstanding the recent...
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