In our tenants spotlight feature this month, we would have read how local manufacturer Mr. Ravi Sankar, Managing Director of RHS Limited (Karibbean Flavours) is dealing with the present economic downturn facing Trinidad and Tobago. Mr. Sankar has seen this period of structural adjustment as an opportunity to be more innovative with his products and improve efficiency in production.
Interview with Mr. Ronald Aqui, President of the Industrial Estates Tenants’ Association (IETA) Tenants’ Associations are internationally known for having a shared vision amongst its membership to make their community a better place to work and live. One would see how it makes sense for e TecK’s 300+ tenants at the company’s 17 legacy parks to form a Tenants’ Association/s at either the local level such as the Plaisance Park Tenants’ Association or at the national level namely the Industrial Estates Tenants’ Association(IETA).
Interview with Mr. Partap Singh, President of the Plaisance Park Tenants’ Association Tenants’ Associations are internationally known for having a shared vision and vested interest among its membership to make their community a better place to work and live. One would see how it makes sense for e TecK’s 300+ tenants at the company’s 17 legacy parks to form a tenant association at either the local level such as the Plaisance Park Tenants Association or at the national level namely the Industrial Estates Tenants Association (IETA).
Our tenants who are involved the business of Agro-Processing may already know about Caroni Green Limited (CGL), a wholly-owned State Enterprise which commenced commercial operations in September 2014 in Trinidad and Tobago. CGL’s vision is to be the lead facilitator of the development and creation of globally competitive, profitable and sustainable agro-based industries in Trinidad and Tobago in support of economic diversification. CGL’s mission to“create and facilitate the development of value added agricultural businesses through public-private partnership” has come into focus with the recent downturn in the local economy in 2015. In this regard, the company has very aggressively pursued the invigoration of Trinidad and Tobago’s agro-processing industry based on the production and processing of hot peppers
By improving how risk is measured—and managed—in global operations, companies can adapt to changing conditions faster than competitors. In this McKinsley Quarterly article, they examine three companies that are seeking advantages from greater operational agility. While each is benefiting in different ways, all are developing similar skills that should position their organizations well for years to come.
e TecK’s line Ministry, the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) is leading the drive to position Trinidad and Tobago as a manufacturing base, and the business, trade, and financial hub of the Americas. The Ministry’s core responsibility is to grow trade, business and investment, particularly through driving the non-energy sectors of the economy. As the pivotal agency for trade promotion and development, MTI manages and coordinates the trade process to ensure access to international markets for companies located here. This is closely tied to another critical mandate — the aggressive development of business and industry. In this regard, MTI is formulating more appropriate industrial and services policies, designed to enhance the capability of the local industrial sector to compete in the global marketplace.
Almost every employee or team member can remember that one special boss in their career who was the role model of a leader, always commanded respect, and was able to get the most voluntarily from everyone all the time. Every entrepreneur and business executive I know wants to emulate that boss, but most can’t even describe the attributes required.
The Export Import Bank of Trinidad and Tobago Limited (EXIMBANK) remains the only official Export Credit Agency (ECA) in the country. It has emerged out of what was formerly the Trinidad and Tobago Export Credit Insurance Company Limited (EXCICO), which was established in 1973 by the Government to promote the export of goods and services. This allows regional buyers access to a wide range of manufactured goods on credit terms