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Montevideo, November 16th 2018 - 16:43 UTC

Tag: Standing Finance Committee

  • Saturday, October 27th 2018 - 09:06 UTC

    Falklands retail prices increased 3% over the last twelve months

    The hike is principally down to an increase in the cost of fuel and power (excluding fuel for transport) which led to a 1.6% increase in the index

    The Falkland Islands retail price index (RPI) increased by 3% over the last 12 months, the Standing Finance Committee was told this week. The hike is principally down to an increase in the cost of fuel and power (excluding fuel for transport), which led to a 1.6% increase in the index, and food and non-alcoholic beverages, which further raised it by 1.1%.

  • Friday, April 27th 2018 - 09:01 UTC

    Falklands operating budget surplus keeps increasing

    MLA Roger Spink, chair of the Standing Finance Committee explained the several “slippages” to which the capital program for 2017/18 has been subject  (Pic Observa)

    The Falkland Islands forecast operating budget surplus for the current financial year sits at £33m, Standing Finance Committee (SFC) was told on Wednesday. The surplus, up from the previous forecast of £27m, has been boosted by fishing company corporation tax payments, which have been “significantly higher than budget.”