Feature: "When a blacklist is, unfortunately, just that." Bahamas benefits from growth in tourism arrivals/capacity, Barbados relaxation of FX controls likely to improve business climate,
Venezuela's crisis: This is not about politics or oil - this is about people. Preliminary GDP growth for 2018: DomRep +7%; Cuba +1.2%; T&T +0.8%;
Bahamas Central Bank highlights importance of fiscal prudence in reducing pro-cyclicality, Barbados economy contracted 0.5% from Jan-Sept 2018, Cayman delivers fiscal surplus nearly double its
External public debt expands 31% y/y in Bahamas, Barbados targets 6% primary surplus under IMF program, Cayman economy expands 4.0% y/y in Q1 2018, Remittances
March 28, 2019
The European Union (EU) published its first blacklist of 17 countries in December 2017, and updated it in March 2019 to reflect 15 countries, including
January 4, 2019
Contrary to what the Government would like us to believe, the T&T economy is in anything but a recovery and has NOT turned around. This
November 5, 2018
Marla reviews and analyzes recent development in the ECCU countries, offering insights into what is impacting growth, fiscal accounts, tourism, and projections for economic activity.
April 9, 2019
Q: Is Trinidad and Tobago out of a recession as indicated recently by the Trade Minister? What does the economic data show? A: Trinidad and
March 14, 2019
Negative impacts from the hurricanes persisted in 2018, with recovery in Dominica and Puerto Rico to be most evident in 2019. Fiscal and external weakness continue to affect many.
February 15, 2019
The region is becoming increasingly reliant on Travel and Tourism for employment and for overall economic activity.