List of companies of Guyana

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Location of Guyana

Guyana is a sovereign state on the northern mainland of South America. It is, however, included in the Caribbean Region due to its strong cultural, historical, and political ties with the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). With 215,000 square kilometres (83,000 sq mi), Guyana is the fourth-smallest country on mainland South America after Uruguay, Suriname and French Guiana. The main economic activities in Guyana are agriculture (production of rice and Demerara sugar), bauxite mining, gold mining, timber, shrimp fishing and minerals. Chronic problems include a shortage of skilled labour and a deficient infrastructure.

Notable firms[edit]

This list includes notable companies with primary headquarters located in the country. The industry and sector follow the Industry Classification Benchmark taxonomy. Organizations which have ceased operations are included and noted as defunct.

Notable companies
     Active      State-owned      Defunct
Name Industry Sector Headquarters Founded Notes
Bank of Guyana Financials Banks Georgetown 1965 Central bank
Banks DIH Consumer goods Food products Georgetown 1840 Food and beverage
Guyana Broadcasting Corporation Consumer services Broadcasting & entertainment Georgetown 1979 State-owned broadcaster
Guyana Chronicle Consumer services Publishing Georgetown 1880[1] State-owned newspaper
Guyana Power and Light Utilities Conventional electricity Georgetown 1957 Power utility
Guyana Sugar Corporation Consumer goods Food products Skeldon 1976 Sugar
Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GT&T) Telecommunications Fixed line telecommunications Georgetown 1991 Telecom
Kaieteur News Consumer services Publishing Georgetown  ? Newspaper
National Milling Company of Guyana Consumer goods Food products Georgetown 1969 Flour mill, part of Seaboard Corporation (US)
Roraima Airways Consumer services Airlines Georgetown 1992 Regional airline
Stabroek News Consumer services Publishing Georgetown 1986 Newspaper
Trans Guyana Airways Consumer services Airlines Georgetown 1951 Airline


  1. ^ Daniel Balderston; Mike Gonzalez; Ana M. Lopez (11 September 2002). Encyclopedia of Contemporary Latin American and Caribbean Cultures. Routledge. pp. 702–. ISBN 978-1-134-78852-1.