Trinidad economy still strong - central bank head

TRINIDAD - The Trinidad and Tobago government has admitted a slowdown in the economy has occurred, but newly-appointed Central Bank Governor Ewart Williams says the economy remains strong.

"Through all the political uncertainty, so many of the indicators are still pointing positive. I think we have sufficient indicators to suggest that, notwithstanding the political uncertainty, economic conditions are still proceeding at a reasonable pace," he said.

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