Seychelles and Curaçao agree to conclude a Customs Cooperation Agreement

Curacao Customs

WILLEMSTAD - Secretary of State of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Barry Faure, and Principal Secretary of Trade, Ms. Cillia Mangroo of Seychelles, concluded a two-day official mission in Curaçao geared specifically towards concluding an Administrative Cooperation Agreement between the customs authorities of both countries. Seychelles needs to sign an More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

Gijsbertha guarantees dividend payment UTS to the government of Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - No special provision needs to be made for the dividend payment of the telecommunication company UTS. The government writes this in its letter to the Council for Financial Supervision (CFT). The institution More...

By Edition On Monday, September 17th, 2018

Arab business owners are suffering but remain optimistic about future

WILLEMSTAD - In an exclusive interview with Yak Baroud, in a representation of the Arab business owners in Curaçao, he spoke with Curaçao Chronicle about the current economic situation of the island and how it More...

By Edition On Friday, September 14th, 2018

Minister of Finance addresses budget issues in a letter to the CFT

WILLEMSTAD - During the weekly press conference of the Council of Ministers, Kenneth Gijsbertha of Finance explained about his letter to the Committee of Financial Supervision (CFT). The Minister hopes that the More...

By Edition On Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

Troubled hotels do not affect tourism growth

WILLEMSTAD - According to the CEO of the Curaçao Hotel and Tourism Association (CHATA), Miles Mercera, the bankruptcy of four large hotels on the island is not representative of the current development of the tourism More...

By Edition On Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

ING’s CFO quits over money laundering scandal

The resignation comes amid concern about criminal cross-border money flows THE HAGUE - Dutch bank ING said its chief financial officer had resigned after being singled out as responsible for the compliance failings More...

By Edition On Friday, September 7th, 2018

Local price oil products follows world trends

WILLEMSTAD - The Curaçao tariffs for fuel products, which are adjusted monthly by regulator Bureau Telecommunication & Post (BT & P), follow the fluctuations on the international energy market. The local More...

Ministry of Finance
By Edition On Friday, September 7th, 2018

Curaçao cannot get its public finances in order

WILLEMSTAD - The government of Curaçao has to cut 82 million guilders from its national budget but has not been able to do this. According to the Committee for Financial Supervision (CFT), the Minister of Finance More...

Business cycle
By Edition On Wednesday, September 5th, 2018

Results Business survey 1st half 2018

WILLEMSTAD - The Central Bureau for Statistics publishes some of the results of the June 2018 Business Survey. The aim of this survey is to provide up-to-date information on business and economic parameters and More...

By Edition On Friday, August 31st, 2018

Dock damage adds to Venezuela’s oil export troubles

CARACAS - An allision at Venezuela's main oil export port may have serious implications for PDVSA's contractual obligations with foreign oil consumers, including Russian oil major Rosneft, which has agreed to accept More...