All posts tagged economy

Study: Women ‘wield the power’ in PR consumer market
May 18, 2017, No Comments

On an island where 52.3 percent of the population is female, there is no doubt that when it comes to driving the local e ...

FCCA: Cuba cruise-ship surge could help, not hurt, P.R.
April 24, 2017, 1 Comment

Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Norwegian Cruise Line and Pearl Seas Cruises are all offering cruise-ship packages to Cuba ...

CBP: Significant spike in counterfeit goods seized in PR
April 11, 2017, No Comments

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) San Juan Field Operations confirmed Tuesday a significant increase of more than ...

Economics professors publish essays on PR’s situation
April 3, 2017, No Comments

Looking to present solutions to the island’s deep economic crisis for the past 11 years, a group of professors from th ...

CNE Growth Commission for P.R. to meet in April
March 23, 2017, No Comments

The Center for a New Economy announced Wednesday that the CNE Growth Commission for Puerto Rico will meet during the fir ...

Planning Board: PR economy will shrink in Fiscal ’17, ’18
March 9, 2017, No Comments

The Puerto Rico Planning Board released economic projections for fiscal years 2017 and 2018, which reflect drops in the ...

Insurance sector creates $185M, 30K jobs for economy
March 3, 2017, No Comments

Puerto Rico’s insurance industry represents $185 million in economic contributions to the government’s coffers and g ...

Moody’s: PR banks buffers improved vs. recession
February 10, 2017, No Comments

Moody's-rated Puerto Rican banks, Banco Santander Puerto Rico, Banco Popular de Puerto Rico and FirstBank Puerto Rico ha ...

PRHTA study: PR needs DMO to boost tourism, economy
January 13, 2017, No Comments

The Puerto Rico Hotel and Tourism Association unveiled Thursday a study that confirms tourism as the sector that can pro ...

P.R. Econ. Dev. Chief sets off administrative measures
January 4, 2017, No Comments

Puerto Rico Economic Development and Commerce Department Secretary-designate Manuel Laboy-Rivera said Tuesday given the ...