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Hensley-Koeiman
By Edition On Monday, December 3rd, 2018
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Business association advises against increase minimum wage

WILLEMSTAD - The Minister of Social Development, Labor and Welfare Hensley Koeiman announced an increase in the minimum wage. This will be increased by 2.1 percent to 9.37 guilders per hour. This will be the fifth More...

Raymond-Yamanika-VBC
By Edition On Friday, September 28th, 2018
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VBC wants public consultation on new currency

WILLEMSTAD - The Curaçao Business Association (VBC) wants the people to be consulted in a referendum about the introduction of a new currency. The Central Bank of Curaçao and St. Maarten recently announced that More...

Willemstad
By Edition On Tuesday, June 19th, 2018
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Legislative proposal with regards to sick days payment will negatively impact our economy

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao Business Association (VBC) and Curaçao Hospitality and Tourism Association (CHATA) have taken note of the announcement by the Minister of Finance that was confirmed by the director of SVB More...

Willemstad
By Edition On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
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VBC: “Curaçao is not bankrupt; Prime Minister should substantiate his statement”

WILLEMSTAD – With deep sorrow, the Curaçao Business Association (VBC) announced that after the statements made by Prime Minister Gilmar Pisas about Curaçao being bankrupt, they have received some disturbing More...

Money
By Edition On Friday, December 2nd, 2016
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Package of measures after implementation increase minimum wage

WILLEMSTAD - If there is an increase in the minimum wage is there must also be a package of measures to compensate for the adverse economic impact. This is according to the Curaçao Business Association (VBC). Only More...

Caribbean economy
By Edition On Thursday, September 1st, 2016
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VBC: Job growth not parallel with economic growth

WILLEMSTAD - Developments in the economic area in terms of real economic growth and the labor market in terms of employment growth in the past decade were not parallel to each other. This period was characterized More...

Ruthmilda-Larmonie-Cecilia
By Edition On Friday, August 26th, 2016
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Increase minimum wage “election stunt” says VBC

WILLEMSTAD - An election stunt. This is how the Curaçao Business Association (VBC) calls the decision made by the Minister of Social Development, Labor and Welfare Ruthmilda Larmonie-Cecilia to raise the minimum More...

oil refinery flaring
By Edition On Tuesday, October 27th, 2015
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Business Association: “Economy before environment”

WILLEMSTAD – The Curaçao Business Association (VBC) believes that the seizure of the oil refinery’s bank account by environmental groups and citizens living under the smoke is very irresponsible. The VBC made More...

Willemstad
By Edition On Thursday, August 20th, 2015
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Curaçao Business Association wants opportunity to discuss new tax system

WILLEMSTAD - Joop Kusters, the president of Curaçao Business Association (VBC), finds it regrettable that the information about the new tax system was leaked. The proposal of the adjustment of the tax system should More...

Willemstad
By Edition On Monday, July 6th, 2015
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Still lack of confidence in economy

WILLEMSTAD – According to the Curaçao Business Association (VBC), the political and the precarious financial and socioeconomic developments taking place in Venezuela play an important role in the decision making More...