Daily Archives: Wednesday, 19 February 2020, 19:11

Guyana’s economic diversification paying off, political situation not scaring away investors -Jordan

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 February 2020, 21:10 by Writer Finance Minister Winston Jordan on Wednesday boasted that Guyana’s economy last year grew by 4.7 percent despite poor performances in traditional sectors, and that investors continue to ink concrete deals regardless of the political environment. Addressing the symbolic start of the construction of two major hotels on 10 acres of ...

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First Bauxite considers natural gas-fired aluminium smelter

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 February 2020, 18:23 by Writer First Bauxite LLC (FBX) has indicated to government that it would build an aluminium smelter in Guyana if natural gas, a cheap source of electricity generation, could be brought from hydrocarbon fields located offshore, Finance Minister Winston Jordan said. “They said if we can bring natural gas in sufficient quantities, ...

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