Trinidad stays calm as storm clouds gather

Trinidad’s government is optimistic about the future, despite gas output falling by more than 20% since 2013 Trinidad’s government is optimistic about the future, despite gas output falling by more than 20% since 2013.
By Chris Noon 19 June 2017 0 26417

Trinidad and Tobago’s economy is bracing for the impact of the country’s gas production woes. But Port of Spain is convinced that the country’s fortunes are improving. 

Trinidad’s average gas production fell by 1.3% in Q1 2017 compared with 2016 as a whole, according to data from the Ministry of Energy and Energy Industries. Gas output has fallen by nearly 21% since 2013. However, the government is staying optimistic.

Finance Minister Colm Imbert claimed in a mid-year...

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