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Daily Archives: May 7, 2017

Govt willing to offer concessions for value-added production; Linden farmers failed to take advantage of EU-funded project

Finance Minister, Winston Jordan on Sunday said government would be prepared to offer concessions and tax holidays to private sector investors in value-added agricultural production, even as his ministerial colleague lamented that Lindeners have failed to take advantage of multi-million dollar opportunities to improve their livelihoods through the Linden Economic Advancement Programme (LEAP). “Government doesn’t want to get into economic ...

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Imported liquor, cigarettes to be stamped- Finance Minister

Finance Minister, Winston Jordan on Sunday announced that alcohol and cigarette imports would be stamped, as government moves to stamp out smuggling and rake in more taxes to help bridge a GUD$38 billion deficit. Addressing a community outreach meeting at Amelia’s Ward, Linden, he said “this year we are going to start a stamping programme where we are going to ...

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