Senior Finance Minister says Scotiabank’s announcement of sale of operations premature and inappropriate

Notes that regulatory process yet to be initiated Georgetown, Ministry of Finance, March 3, 2021: In reference to the Press Release sent to the media today by Scotiabank announcing that it had reached an agreement for the sale of its banking operations in Guyana to Regional Bank First Citizens Bank Limited, Senior Minister in the […]

Finance Minister announces cut in Excise Tax on fuel

Prices at Pump to reduce Georgetown, Ministry of Finance, February 17, 2021: Senior Minister in the Office of the President with Responsibility for Finance, Dr. Ashni Singh, tonight, announced that Government will be reducing the excise tax on gasoline and diesel to ease the domestic impact of the recent sharp rise in the world market […]

Budget 2021: Government consults with Private Sector and Labour

Emphasizes Government’s commitment to ongoing engagement Georgetown, Ministry of Finance, February 6, 2021: As work continues on preparation of the 2021 National Budget, Vice President Dr. Bharrat Jagdeo, Senior Minister in the Office of the President with responsibility for Finance Dr. Ashni Singh and Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, Gail Teixeira met with Private Sector and […]


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