The Supermarket Association of Trinidad and Tobago is voicing concern about the impact delays at the port could have on consumers and the cost of items.
President of the S.A.T.T., Rajiv Diptee, says this is one of the challenges facing members of the business community.
Speaking on the Power Breakfast Show on Power 102 Digital today, the senior S.A.T.T. official said there are implications when goods are delayed at the port.
The S.A.T.T. President said the cost incurred from this situation usually results in consumers having to pay more for items.
The S.A.T.T. Head said the COVID-19 pandemic presents an opportunity for bringing on stream innovative and creativity concepts which can ensure commerce and economic activity continues.
The survival and future of residents in fence line communities are matters on the mind of President of the Supermarket Association of Trinidad and Tobago, Rajiv Diptee.
The S.A.T.T. senior official said these serious times call for leadership and focus to be able to navigate our way safely.
He said giving citizens a sense of hope and direction is critical moving forward.
Mr Diptee made the comments while being interviewed on the Power Breakfast Show on Power 102 Digital today.
President Diptee said the future of the nation’s children is another area of national life which at times troubles him.
The S.A.T.T. senior official is hoping schools can be reopened in September and progress is made in improving connectivity issues to help with online learning.