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Economy
By Edition On Wednesday, July 1st, 2015
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Commerce not happy with increasing fuel prices

WILLEMSTAD - Curacao Business Association (VBC) is not pleased with the substantial increase in fuel prices and has indicated this to the government. In a letter to Prime Minister Ivar Asjes, the association demands More...

Dutch
By Edition On Monday, December 29th, 2014
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VBC calls attention to social security funds

WILLEMSTAD - The Curaçao Business Association (VBC) wonders how the government is going to solve the deficits in the social security funds, which could amount to 500 million guilders in 2015. Increasing social More...

Willemstad
By Edition On Wednesday, October 29th, 2014
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VBC warns for consequences reparation law BZV

WILLEMSTAD – The Curaçao Business Association (VBC) has now responded to the adoption of the reparation law basic health insurance (BZV) through a press release. According to the VBC, this new law will not lead More...

Central Bank Curacao
By Edition On Monday, September 1st, 2014
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VBC: The performance of the Curaçao economy is cause for concern

WILLEMSTAD – According to the Curaçao Business Association (VBC), in 2012 there was a decline of 0.1% in the Curaçao economy. In 2013 a further decline of 0.8% was noted. In 2014 again, there is a shrinkage More...

Willemstad
By Edition On Monday, July 21st, 2014
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VBC: “Downward spiral Curacao bad for economy”

WILLEMSTAD – “Due to the increasing insecurity which is also becoming increasingly violent and harder, there are less and less willing investors and entrepreneurs to develop new economic activities,” the Curaçao More...

Willemstad
By Edition On Monday, June 30th, 2014
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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...

Willemstad
By Edition On Monday, June 30th, 2014
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VBC: “Curaçao must exploit economic opportunities better”

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao has to exploit its economic opportunities better. This was suggested by the Curacao Business Association (VBC) during the economic conference that took place recently. In order to achieve this, More...

curacao-willemstad
By Edition On Wednesday, May 7th, 2014
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VBC: ‘Curacao’s economic performance poor’

WILLEMSTAD - The economic 'performance' of the island has been poor in the past two decades. The Curacao Business Association (VBC) used the available data from the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) and the Central More...

Willemstad
By Edition On Monday, April 14th, 2014
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EOP strongly criticized

WILLEMSTAD - The Island Development Plan (EOP) does not contribute to the growth of the local economy. This is according to the vice president of Curacao Business Organization (VBC), Joop Kusters, during a Central More...

Money
By Edition On Tuesday, April 1st, 2014
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VBC: ‘Hard work should be rewarded’

WILLEMSTAD – The Curacao Business Association (VBC) urged the government of Curacao not to charge more taxes to the people. The industry lobbyists have calculated that nearly half of the income goes to taxes. Citizens More...