Ram & McRae, Chartered Accountants, Professional Services Firm is
pleased to present the findings of its Annual Business Outlook Survey for
the Year 2003.
This publication, the ninth of its kind, summarises the responses by
thirty-eight companies of varying sizes, organisational cultures and
products/services offered in different sectors of the economy.
The Survey questionnaire required respondent companies to give brief
details on their companies, highlights of their companies' performances
and decisions taken during 2002 and their outlook on the economy, their
companies' profitability as well as some of their plans and strategies for
the future. Where necessary comparisons were made with results of last
year's Survey to highlight the trends in the thoughts of the local
The Survey's focus is on the business, political and current affairs
issues both locally and internationally which we consider to be pertinent
to business. Ram & McRae is pleased to compile, share and comment on
these results which we hope will allow respondents to match their own
views with those shared by their counterparts.
We wish to thank those companies which completed and returned their
questionnaires. We hope that this Report compensates for their efforts.
The Report does not include a copy of the Questionnaire sent to
companies invited to participate, but these are available from our office.
We welcome any suggestions on how future surveys may be made more
For more information about this Survey please contact:
Ram & McRae
Professional Services Firm
157 'C' Waterloo Street
Tel: (592) 227-6141 Fax: (592) 225-4221