Trinidad and Tobago reports slower economic growth

TRINIDAD - The central bank has reported a deceleration in economic growth so far this year, saying in its September report this was due to a contraction in the non-energy sectors.

The central bank said manufacturing production dropped by 14.1 per cent, tourist services also declined significantly and that adverse international and regional economic developments were the major factors "explaining the decline in activity in these sectors". It said such a decline was also attributable to "a decl