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Trinidad and Tobago International Financial Centre

Trinidad and Tobago International Financial Centre

 

With an average GDP per capita higher than any other country in Central and South America, Trinidad and Tobago has built its economic might on the back of its oil and gas resources. However, the Caribbean country is now looking to diversify its economy, and key to this is the establishment of an international financial centre.The Banker's investment guide on Trinidad and Tobago details the country's plans to build a well-regulated, onshore IFC.

Larry Howai

Finance minister looks to put Trinidad and Tobago on IFC map

July 1, 2014

Trinidad and Tobago finance minister Larry Howai tells Silvia Pavoni about his plans for the country's international finance centre, and explains why its improving legislative framework and educated workforce make the country stand out from its Caribbean peers.

Jwala Rambarran

Trinidad and Tobago CBG takes the inclusive approach

July 1, 2014

The governor of Trinidad and Tobago's central bank, Jwala Rambarran, has overseen a hectic period in which the country has considerably tightened its supervision procedures, sought to clarify the role of its international finance centre and developed its capital markets. He tells Silvia Pavoni how improving financial inclusion is his next priority. 

Trinidad and Tobago IFC

Trinidad and Tobago looks to clear the IFC hurdles

July 1, 2014

Trinidad and Tobago’s plans to develop an international finance centre hold great promise, but what hurdles does the country face to achieve its goal?

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Opportunities abound for Trinidad and Tobago's banks

July 1, 2014

Awash with liquidity and riding on the back of the country's impressive economic growth, the picture looks healthy for Trinidad and Tobago's banks, with opportunities in SME financing and online banking set to maintain this momentum.

Shipping out

Trinidad and Tobago's maritime solution

July 1, 2014

Trinidad and Tobago has much to do to improve its business climate in the non-energy sector, but the Caribbean country already has ambitious plans, which include developing its maritime economy.

Trinidad and Tobago looks beyond oil and gas

Trinidad and Tobago looks beyond oil and gas

July 1, 2014

With an average GDP per capita higher than any other country in Central and South America, Trinidad and Tobago has built its economic might on the back of its oil and gas resources. However, the Caribbean country is now looking to diversify its economy, and key to this is the establishment of an IFC.

Interview with Larry Howai, Minister of finance and the economy, Trinidad and Tobago

 

 

Trinidad and Tobago's finance minister Larry Howai talks to economics editor Silvia Pavoni about plans to diversify the country's oil-and-gas-driven economy and create fertile ground for a regional financial centre.

Interview with Vasant Bharath, Minister of trade, industry and investment, Trinidad and Tobago

 

 

Trinidad and Tobago's trade minister Vasant Bharath talks to economics editor Silvia Pavoni about the country's potential in manufacturing, infrastructure as well as in the creative industries.

Interview with Jwala Rambarran, Governor of the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago

 

 

Jwala Rambarran, governor of the central bank of Trinidad and Tobago talks to economics editor Silvia Pavoni about the importance of stronger supervision, fighting the 'offshore image' and improving financial inclusion in the country.

Interview with Franco Siu Chong, Chairman, TTIFC and Varun Maharaj, Chief Executive Officer, TTIFC

 

 

Franco Siu Chong and Varun Maharaj, chairman and chief executive of Trinidad and Tobago IFC, talk to economics editor Silvia Pavoni about their ambitious plans for the country and why, this time, the international financial centre will take off.