manufacturing

Bahamas Developing Manufacturing Plan, With Energy Costs in Mind

 Above: Bahamian Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder at the Nautilus Plant (BIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff While manufacturing Bahamian goods for export and local distribution is an important part of developing the country’s economy, energy costs are …

Op-Ed: Jamaica’s Next 50 Years

 By Ramesh SujananiOp-Ed Contributor There are a lot of comments of late relating to Jamaica’s 50th anniversary of Independence. In Wednesday’s Gleaner, Din Duggan made a few comments  about the unforgivable fracas in Parliament recently, and Mr McConnell’s comment indicated …

Op-Ed: The Jamaica Manufacturers’ Association and CARICOM

 By Ramesh SujananiOp-Ed Contributor It was in the late 1960s that management called me in to attend a meeting at the Jamaica Manufacturers’ Association, at their then-new Duke Street headquarters in Kingston. I asked, “why me?” And I received the …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Manufacturing is on the rebound in St Kitts and Nevis, according to Prime Minister Dr Denzil Douglas. After a 19.6 percent decline in 2009, the sector grew by 2.2 percent last year. “This is attributed …