Month: February 2019

13 Feb
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Minister of Finance signs IDB loans

Georgetown: – Minister of Finance, Winston Jordan yesterday (Monday February 11, 2019) signed two loans with the Inter – American Development Bank (IDB)  to the value of  US$31, 110,000.00.

The loans will go toward the establishment of an Electronic Single Window for Trade and the Energy Matrix Diversification and Institutional Strengthening of the Department of Energy.

The projects will be executed by the Ministry of Business, the Guyana Energy Agency and Guyana Power and light Incorporated respectively.

Exporters, importers, agencies and businesses involved in the importation and exportation of goods can look forward to significant improvement  of doing business with the establishment of an Electronic Single Window. Benefits to be derived include  reduced transaction costs, data requirements and documents and simplified trade processes through enhanced inter-agency collaboration which together will align Guyana with international best practices.

Meanwhile, the Energy Matrix Diversification and Strengthening of the Department of Energy project will realise investments in newer and more sustainable energy solutions for Hinterland communities, improve the reliability and stability of the Demerara Berbice Interconnected System and help the Department of Energy to develop a regulatory framework, improve its capacity and governance of the Oil and Gas sector.

The loans were signed on the sidelines of the 8th Annual Caribbean Governors’ Meeting of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) which concluded today (February 12).

The meeting took place under the theme ‘Exponential for Resilience’. Finance and planning ministers from the Caribbean explored avenues through which the region can use innovative methods to enhance revenue administration and harness the skills necessary to create the Caribbean workforce of the future.

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11 Feb
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Minister of Finance signs loan with the IDB for Electronic Single Window Trade

The Minister of Finance, Hon. Winston Jordan today signed a loan with the IDB for US$6,000.000 for the establishment of an Electronic Single Window for Trade. This project will not only improve trade facilitation but significantly reduce the time and costs of trade processes. The executing Agency is the Ministry of Business. Mr. Luis Alberto Moreno, President of the IDB, signed on behalf of the Bank.

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08 Feb
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Minister Jordan in Bartica

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08 Feb
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Floor It Visit

Minister of Finance, Winston Jordan visits local manufacturing company, FLOOR IT Guyana at  on Converden, East Bank Demerara and Yarrowkobra, Linden Soesdkyke Highway.

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08 Feb
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Tandy’s Manufacturing Enterprise

Tandy’s Manufacturing Ent. is a well established business with trade and manufacturing experience for over 23 years. We are a unique business that processes primarily locally grown food into manufactured goods. Tandy’s started in the cottage industry, it was introduced to the local market by Proprietor Mr Burt Denny using his knowledge and skill of his family Recipe, response of consumers was overwhelming and very soon the demand for Tandy’s Products Grew. As Time went by we added more products to our Production line. Today Tandy’s is one of the leading Producers in its field, supplying superior quality products to homes and households in both Local and foreign markets. The programs that we have instituted are based upon the SQF model for safety and quality as of 2013. The goal of the Tandy’s Manufacturing is for continuous improvement and for ongoing compliance to the SQF 2000 System.

Products Produced: Peanut Butter, Jams and Jellies: Guava Jam, Guava Jelly, Pineapple Jam ,Pineapple Jelly, Cherry Jam, Mango Jam, Passion Fruit Jelly , Watermelon Jelly, Fruit Mix for Cakes, Guava Cheese, Green seasoning, Mango and Tamarind Achar, Chinese Seasoning Sauce
Quality: Currently in pursuit of being SQF 2000 Certified.

Accomplishments: Achievement award for Best Manufacturing Project 1990 from Institute of Private Enterprise Development; President’s Award in recognition of the company’s growth in domestic market share through innovative packaging and labeling, 2009 from GMAS (Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association Limited).

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07 Feb
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Minister of Finance, Winston Jordan visits Barama Company Limited

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