Tag archive for ‘economy’
COCI Baker and Lint
By Desk Editor On Sunday, June 17th, 2018
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COCI: New Businesses Opening while Closures are Down. Prepare for the 2018 Hurricane Season

PHILIPSBURG — St. Maarten Chamber of Commerce & Industry (COCI) Executive Director Anastacio Baker, says that COCI statistics for the 1st Quarter of 2018 compared to the same period in 2017 revealed that More...

Hurrican Irma Damages Point Blanche
By The Publisher On Thursday, September 14th, 2017
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Business owners St. Maarten slowly grasping magnitude of Irma

WILLEMSTAD – The inhabitants of St. Maarten continue to feel the effects of hurricane Irma, where the majority of the island is still in a state of emergency. The infrastructure of the island has severely been More...

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By Online Editor On Monday, August 7th, 2017
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“Breastfeeding benefits the mother, the baby and the economy”

GREAT BAY – In connection with breastfeeding week, Breastfeeding Café – an information session, was held at the Baby Wellness Clinic, Wednesday, where Nurse I. Woodley-Sterling (CPS), Charlotte Pink (parent), More...

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By Online Editor On Friday, June 30th, 2017
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Economy

The port tends to send optimistic reports about the development of the cruise industry, but the reality – according to financial supervisor Cft – is actually rather grim. Cruise tourism will somewhat recover More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, October 28th, 2016
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Economy contracted in second quarter

GREAT BAY – According to the Quarterly Bulletin of the Central Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten, the monetary union recorded an economic contraction in the second quarter of 2016 as real GDP dropped in both Curaçao More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, October 28th, 2016
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Challenging task

Finance Minister Gibson has said on numerous occasions that the economy is in trouble and now data from the Central Bank confirm this. St. Maarten’s economy has contracted in the second quarter and it stands to More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, September 19th, 2016
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Pearl of China

So now we know. The Pearl of China project is not tourism- but business-driven; not another hotel to add to the existing premises. With a promise of 400 well-paying jobs for locals and work for local contractors More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 13th, 2016
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Local economy expands, contraction in Curacao

CBCS Headquarters in St. Maarten – Photo by SMN-News.com GREAT BAY – According to the Quarterly Bulletin of the Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten, economic developments in the monetary union were More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, September 8th, 2016
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PM Marlin condemns gloom and doom reactions to project

“We found a year-round economic activity” GREAT BAY – Prime Minister William Marlin has reacted with dismay to the reaction “certain persons covering the event” posted on Facebook last Thursday while the More...