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Thoughts and Insights on the Yellow slice of the pie
Posts in slideshow: 
Trinidad & Tobago CEOs’ optimism resilient in the face of global headwinds
As the sultanate aims to promote growth, Omani business leaders identify areas in need of reform
Roundtable on critical issues for the Peruvian mining sector in 2019
Podcast: What does Africa’s business community think of the AfCFTA?
How Tunisia is continuing to attract investor interest
Roundtable on how to address infrastructure gaps in emerging Asia
Colombia’s efforts to harness the prospects of its emerging Orange Economy

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Harry van Schaick
9 December 2019
OBG CEO Surveys

Continually subdued commodity prices and a humanitarian crisis in neighbouring Venezuela are two of a multitude of challenging external factors affecting the Trinbagonian economy in 2020. As the twin island nation exits recession, business leaders answering OBG’s latest CEO survey have reflected on some of the key issues affecting the country’s current economic trajectory.

Harry van Schaick
9 December 2019
OBG CEO Surveys

In spite of the multitude of global challenges, as well as the need to tackle ongoing domestic issues, there is noticeable optimism among business leaders across the country. In the latest Trinidad & Tobago CEO Survey around two-thirds of respondents said that their company is either likely or very likely to make a significant capital investment in the next 12 months. In terms of government policy post-elections, business leaders agree that the dual priorities for the 2020 government should be both to tackle crime (37%) and diversify the economy away from dependence on oil and natural gas (39%).

Souhir Mzali
28 November 2019
Economic Roundups

Dr. Bawumia discusses the importance of fostering a business-friendly environment by rebuilding confidence in the Ghanaian economy.