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Chamber of Commerce
By Edition On Friday, November 17th, 2017

Small decline in Curaçao’s economy

WILLEMSTAD - The Chamber of Commerce expects a drop in the economic climate for the whole of 2017. In the two previous years there was still a slight recovery. The first half of this year was disappointing with More...

Curacao Government Center
By Edition On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

Trade unions demand higher Christmas bonus

WILLEMSTAD - The unions want a net Christmas bonus of 500 guilders. Now it is 135 guilders gross. The unions believe find that the civil servants have already sacrificed enough, the 135 guilds was supposed to be More...

By Edition On Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Former representative of the World Bank brings a unique perspective to C-MCC Development Group’s major trade and financial initiative in Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD, NEW YORK - The C-MCC Development Group has announced that Oltmann Siemens, the eminent Jurist, Banker and Economic Counselor to many countries, has joined the company as Vice Chairman. The C-MCC Development More...

By Edition On Monday, October 9th, 2017

Is Guangdong Zhenrong in financial problems?

WILLEMSTAD - A recent article published by Splash24/7, mentioned that the Chinese State Oil Company Guangdong Zhenrong Energy (GZE), which is at the front of the negotiations of the acquisition of the oil refinery More...

By Edition On Thursday, September 14th, 2017

Government will accelerate tax collection

WILLEMSTAD - The government has lost 50 million guilders in recent months because economic growth is lagging behind. This is what the Minister of Finance Kenneth Gijsbertha reported to the Parliament of Curaçao More...

By Edition On Thursday, August 17th, 2017

PwC hit with largest ever fine by financial watchdog…again

LONDON - Accounting giant PricewaterhouseCoopers has been slapped with a record fine over its audit of crisis-hit finance firm RSM Tenon – months after it was fined a record amount over its handling of another More...

By Edition On Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

Importance of our Financial Industry for the development of tourism

WILLEMSTAD - Recently, CHATA hosted its first Breakfast Meeting of 2017 at CHATA member Osteria Rosso. The Breakfast Meeting featured a presentation by Mr. Daniel Hodge, former Chairman of the Curaçao Bankers Association More...

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By Edition On Friday, August 4th, 2017

Central Bank of Curaçao and Sint Maarten announces a new bond issue on behalf of the Government of the Country of Sint Maarten

WILLEMSTAD - On Friday, August 25, 2017, there will be a sinking bond issue on behalf of the country of Sint Maarten. The bond will have a semi-annual coupon as follows: NAf 21,700,000 Sinking bond with a duration More...

By Edition On Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

MCB paid 153 million taxes and social security contributions

WILLEMSTAD - The MCB Bank contributed 153 million guilders to the Treasury last year. This can be seen from the 2016 annual report. 31 million guilders were paid on income tax and 6 million for sales tax. The rest More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Symposium Boards of financial supervision ‘Further together in the Kingdom’

WILLEMSTAD - On Thursday June 22nd there was a special Cft symposium on the occasion of bidding farewell to the chairman and two members of the Board of financial supervision. Former Governor and Minister of State More...