An IMF staff mission visited Port of Spain from July 10-21, 2006 to conduct discussions for the 2006 Article IV Consultation. The discussions covered recent developments and current economic policies, as well as the medium-term economic outlook. Documents Statement by an IMF Mission to Trinidad and Tobago (PDF)
Senator the Honourable Conrad Enill Minister in the Ministry of Finance officially opened Double Taxation Negotiations on June 12, 2006 between Trinidad and Tobago and Spain at the Ministry of Finance, Eric Williams Finance Building, Port of Spain. Documents Double taxation negotiations between Spain and Trinidad and Tobago begin (PDF)
Companies in the State Enterprise Sector have been challenged by Senator the Honourable Christine Sahadeo, Minister in the Ministry of Finance, to embrace electronic procurement or e-procurement technologies such as e-auction, in order to take advantage of significant savings on their procurement costs. Documents Revolutionising Government Procurement (PDF)
Dr. Ralph Henry has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Heritage and Stabilization Fund (‘the Fund’), a release from the Ministry of Finance and the Economy, today, stated.
Dr Ralph Henry has served as a lecturer at the University of the West Indies and as a Consultant to a number of regional and international organizations which include the InterAmerican Development Bank, the Caribbean Development Bank, the World Bank and the CARICOM secretariat to name a few. Dr Henry was also appointed the first Chairman of the Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad & Tobago.
Government’s initiatives in the agriculture sector are geared towards improving productivity
within the sector with the goal being that of food security, reduction in the food import bill and
the generation of a surplus output for export, Finance and the Economy Minister Larry Howai