Tag Archives: Economic

Local Farmers Need Effective Solutions To Quell Their Economic Struggles

Local Farmers are being urged to come up with creative ways to tackle the financial challenges which have been emerging in recent years. The call came from Chairman of the SVG Fair Trade organisation, Denniston Samuel, as he addressed the Organization’s 15th Annual General Assembly on Monday. Mr. Samuel said the Farmer must take control… Continue Reading →

Camillo Gonsalves On SVG’s Economic Burden

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Camillo Gonsalves has highlighted the huge economic burden placed on the state, by chronic non-communicable diseases such as Diabetes. Minister Gonsalves made the point, during his remarks at a News Conference held yesterday to mark the signing of an agreement between St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Cuba, to facilitate the… Continue Reading →

St. Vincent and the Grenadines Highest Average Economic Growth

St. Vincent and the Grenadines is said to have had the highest annual average rate of economic growth among the independent countries of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) over the last decade. This was disclosed by Government Senator, Luke Browne as he made his contribution to the debate on the 2015 National Budget in… Continue Reading →

1.1-Percent Of Economic Growth Expected For SVG By Year End

This was disclosed by Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves, as he provided details of a report from the International Monetary Fund, IMF, during a News Conference this morning. The report was issued, following a visit by a team from the IMF, which spent two weeks in the state, conducting the regular Article-Four Consultation. The Prime… Continue Reading →

Sir Frederick Ballantyne’s Economic Outlook Of SVG

Governor General Sir Frederick Ballantyne, said in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, like many countries in the region, is unlikely to record any significant growth over the next two years. He gave the grim outlook during his Independence Day message on Monday, on the occasion of this country’s 35th anniversary of Independence. Sir Frederick said… Continue Reading →

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves – Economic Citizenship Programme

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves has again made it clear that the Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines will not consider introducing an Economic Citizenship Programme here. Responding to a question from the media at a News Conference yesterday, the Prime Minister stressed that the Government will not reconsider its position on the issue,… Continue Reading →