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Montevideo, September 24th 2018 - 17:46 UTC

Falklands' survey says air link and telecoms biggest barriers to business growth

Friday, July 20th 2018 - 04:18 UTC
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The biggest barriers to business growth in the Falkland Islands are the air link to Chile and telecommunications bandwidth (speed and quality) according to the Falkland Islands Development Corporation Business Climate Survey. In the survey to which 106 businesses responded (a 42% response rate) 30.86% selected those options. Read full article

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  • chronic

    Uhhhh - any one spot the whale in the room?

    Location, location, location.

    This isn't Rodeo Drive.

    Your isolation is the overarching barrier to business expansion.

    The proposed new Amazon distribution hub for chile will obviously change the scope of retailing in FI.

    Jul 20th, 2018 - 01:49 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • BrianFI

    Isolation aint got anything to do with this article. Maybe just comment on stuff you know about loooool

    Jul 20th, 2018 - 06:57 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Voice

    Huh, if Isolation has nothing to do with it then why is the greatest barrier to growth the air link to Chile...d'oh...
    Isolation has everything to do with this article...
    It affects tourism, it affects supplies and it affects telecommunications...

    Jul 20th, 2018 - 07:47 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jo Bloggs

    BrianFI

    Our geographical position has a lot to do with the challenges we face in communications and transportation links; together with our small population and sparsely populated camp. The illegal embargoes the Argentine Government place upon us don't help but again, it's our geographical position that makes it easy for them to implement such bullying tactics in the first place.

    Jul 20th, 2018 - 09:23 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • BrianFI

    isolation ain't got anything to do with this article. rotor winds aint got anything to do with our geographic position, neither does the fig deal with SURE.

    Jul 21st, 2018 - 06:08 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Terence Hill

    “Maybe just comment on stuff you know about.” Ah come on that's never been a barrier to pathological in the past, he's just another dicky-licker who doesn't know his own history.

    Jul 25th, 2018 - 02:16 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • portman

    it takes all sorts and some like to bury their heads in the sand and ignore what's obvious to others. doesn't change the facts though.

    Jul 25th, 2018 - 04:26 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • BrianFI

    rotor winds aint got nothing to do with the location of the islands. poor telecommunications aint got nothing to do with the location of the islands. rotor winds is because of the hills next to mpa and telecommunications is because FIG made a rubbish deal. please comment on stuff you know about portman, youre embarrassing yourself

    Jul 25th, 2018 - 05:19 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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