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WILLEMSTAD, Curacao – The public entities have had great difficulties in the first half of 2015 to timely fulfill their report responsibilities. Only Bonaire has managed to timely submit its financial statements 2014 as adopted by the island council.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - On Wednesday the Minister of Economic Affairs the Honorable Claret Connor address matters such as the Economic Summit which was held in May of this year during the DCOMM organized Council of Ministers Press Conference.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The government of St. Maarten regulates the prices of petroleum products by imposing a maximum price at which wholesalers and retailers can sell these products on St. Maarten.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – On Wednesday 9 September 2015, PwC Dutch Caribbean organises a workshop titled “Dealing with FATCA in practice: Are you ready?” at Sonesta Maho Beach Resort in St. Maarten.

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao - The island of Curacao is now preparing for an increase of their sales tax.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Ten (10) finalists in the St. Maarten Chamber of Commerce & Industry of Commerce & Industry ‘s Small Business Plan Competition have been selected, according to Board of Directors Member and committee leader Nzinga Lake.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - After completing her examination with success, Mrs. Andrea Lewis of Baker Tilly SXM has been conferred the Tax Specialist Certification of Benjamin & Parker Certified Risk Auditors (

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The consumer price index for Sint Maarten has increased in the month of June 2015 by 0.3 percent compared to that of April 2015.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The inability of the government of St. Maarten to borrow in order to make capital investments is proving to be a major problem.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - “Study the past if you would define the future. In other words, if you want to be able to change the future, you need to learn from your past experiences.” ~21st Century Credit Unions Success Through Shared Services, opening speech delivered by Mr. Shelwyn Salesia, Director of Supervision Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten.

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