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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...

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By Edition On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

Private sector signs protocol for the recovery efforts Leeward Islands

WILLEMSTAD - The private sector in Curaçao indicated in a protocol their wishes to make a joint and structured effort to provide assistance, knowledge, equipment, goods, and funds for the benefit of the economic More...

By Edition On Monday, September 19th, 2016

Loss due to general strike estimated at some 15 million guilders

WILLEMSTAD -  The general strike last Thursday, has caused the local economy a lot more damage than the 1.8 million guilders demanded by the SGTK union for its members. And they finally got it too. This is according More...

By Edition On Friday, March 4th, 2016

Chamber of Commerce: “Port too important for the economy and future Curaçao”

WILLEMSTAD - This last week we have followed very closely the CPS / CPA discussion over the harbor, and with great concern. From 2008 there is a debate about the contract with CPS, including the maintenance of cranes More...

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By Edition On Friday, October 2nd, 2015

Cft: “It’s time for the private sector to take some risks”

WILLEMSTAD – For the third year in a row, the government of Curaçao has been doing its utmost to increase economic activities and to improve the confidence in the economy of the island. The government has borrowed More...

By Edition On Monday, December 29th, 2014

CBA enters 2015 with confidence

Task Force for project financing WILLEMSTAD – The board of the Curaçao Bankers Association (CBA) sees plenty of reasons to look forward to the new year 2015 with new confidence, even though 2014 did not bring More...

By Edition On Monday, June 30th, 2014

VBC: “Postpone introduction sealed cash registers again”

WILLEMSTAD - The Curacao Business Association (VBC) once again asked the Minister of Finance, Dr. Jose Jardim not to set the date of introduction of the mandatory tax cash registry system on August 1, but to postpone More...

By Edition On Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

Competitive procedures for the economy, projects and youth employment measures

WILLEMSTAD - At the conclusion of the economic summit held today, the private sector agreed in taking steps to alleviate youth unemployment while politicians agreed to cooperate for more flexible procedures for More...

By Edition On Monday, May 12th, 2014

COTED, private sector underscore importance of structured partnership

CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana - Trade Ministers of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Regional business community began the process of re-engagement on Saturday, the final day More...

Chamber of Commerce
By Edition On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

VBC skeptical about Palm’s projection

WILLEMSTAD – The Curacao Business Association (VBC) is very skeptical about Minister Stanley Palm’s projection on the growth of the economy.  The Minister of Economic Development expects a small increase in More...