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GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – In an effort to support and stimulate Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs), the Department of Economy, Transportation and Telecommunication will be hosting a workshop to assist entrepreneurs interested in applying for direct grant funding from the European Union funded COSME Programme.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The Department of Statistics reminds the general public that the Household Budget Survey is still ongoing, and households selected in the sample will continue to be approached by STAT throughout the next months.

WILLEMSTAD/Philipsburg – It is important to be reserved when it comes to taking out new loans. The Board of financial supervision issues this word of caution in its annual report for 2014.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The creation of a framework document for the National Economic Development Plan for Country St. Maarten is now being worked on.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The consumer price index for Sint Maarten has decreased in the month of April 2015 by 1.0 percent compared to that of February 2015.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Minister of Economic Affairs Claret Connor officially opened the second session of the National Economic Summit on Friday morning.

HOLLAND - The ruling Dutch coalition has reached agreement on the main points of its planned tax reforms, junior finance minister Eric Wiebes said early on Wednesday afternoon.

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 - The government of Curacao has indicated that their budget is back on track and that they have a surplus in the budget of over 30 million guilders.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The island of St. Maarten is now in the third phase of compliance with its obligations to the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF).

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