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April 26, 2023
Govt unlikely to renew extended price control which has expired

THE Davis administration is unlikely to renew the order expanding the list of items added to the price control regime last year, Economic Affairs Minister Michael Halkitis suggested yesterday.

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March 04, 2015
Consultants say wastage leading to overspending, poor patient outcomes

Analysis by healthcare consultant Sanigest Internacional has identified major deficiencies in the performance of The Bahamas' public health system, including serious wastage in clinical, administrative and operational areas leading to outcomes like high rates of infant mortality and neonatal deaths.

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June 14, 2017
CARICOM Consumers can now tranmit compliants live-online

Caribbean Community (CARICOM) consumers now have access to the CARREX Online Electronic Platform and the live public portal for providing alerts on dangerous non-foods consumer goods on the markets in all fifteen CARICOM Member States. The platform which went live recently can be accessed via www.carrex.caricom.org...

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September 08, 2015
Department of Inland Revenue Advises of VAT Free Shopping Rules

The Department of Inland Revenue reminds business owners that are eligible for the VAT Free Tourist shopping scheme that there are several goods that are not part of the scheme...

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February 15, 2016
NHI spokesman: No more prescription drug benefit soon

The National Prescription Drug Plan (NPDP) - launched in 2010 after enabling legislation was introduced in 2009 - will be phased out as the National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme is rolled out, along with a plan for ensuring access to prescription medication, according to NHI Project Director Dr. Delon Brennen.

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November 04, 2015
Concern El Faro debris could pose dangers

Debris from the sunken American cargo ship El Faro has drifted onto the shores of Exuma for over a week and no one is cleaning it up, Exuma resident Dwight Hart said.

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September 09, 2015
Bostwick: 5M drone investment to protect border

There are no plans on the table to amend the country's value-added tax (VAT) legislation, Minister of State for Finance Michael Halkitis yesterday stated.

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September 09, 2015
No changes planned for VAT, Halkitis says

There are no plans on the table to amend the country's value-added tax (VAT) legislation, Minister of State for Finance Michael Halkitis yesterday stated.

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July 15, 2015
VAT-free shopping scheme launch today

The Value-Added Tax (VAT) Department announced yesterday that the government will implement its VAT Free Shopping Scheme on August 15 and while the move will expand the number of businesses eligible to waive VAT fees for tourist-purchased goods, some retailers have questioned whether the move goes far enough to address the jurisdiction's flagging competitiveness in duty free goods.

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July 22, 2013
Imports rise by seven percent

The Bahamas imported seven percent more goods in 2012 than in the previous year, with imports of $3.6 billion amounting to 45 percent of gross domestic product (GDP), according to the Department of Statistics. This nation's exports also rose, with exporters selling $828.7 million worth of items abroad - an increase of over $100 million, or 14 percent.

As is usually the case, three commodities, ...

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