The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has a duty to secure funding to finance the domestic borrowing programme on behalf of the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. Over the period fiscal 2016 to fiscal 2020 the Government issued 109 Requests for Proposals (RFPs).
The Minister of Finance, the Honourable Colm Imbert M.P., wishes to advise that the Ministry of Finance today achieved a very successful US$500 million Republic of Trinidad and Tobago International Bond Issue.
Today, May 22nd 2020, Moody’s has confirmed Trinidad and Tobago’s rating at Ba1, one of the highest in the Caribbean region. In a series of rating decisions that have seen a number of oil and gas exporting countries downgraded all over the world, Moody’s has simply changed the outlook to negative.
Prospective Tenderers are advised that the closing date for the receipt of tenders for the Provision of Security Services at the St. Jude’s School for Girls for the Office of the Prime Minister, Gender and Child Affairs for a period of three (3) years has been further extended.
Prospective tenderers are advised that the closing date for the receipt of tenders for the Supply and Delivery of Vehicles to the Trinidad and Tobago Fire Service, Ministry of National Security, has been further extended.
The Ministry of Finance notes consistent inaccuracies in a story entitled “Bureaucracy to Blame for Grant Delay” in the Trinidad Express’ publication of April 30th, 2020 that references the Salary Relief Grant.
Persons registered for VAT, (VAT Registrants) can now apply for the payment of outstanding VAT refunds, via VAT Bonds. The BIR advises such persons that application forms can be accessed at the Inland Revenue Division’s (IRD) website at www.ird.gov.tt.